Bryn Mooth recently left 20-year career in publishing, and she’s embarking on her own as a freelance writer. Her blog at Writes4Food.com started as a way to spark her own creativity, and has turned into a business where she writes on food, cooking, nutrition, and healthy living topics.
In the beginning of Bryn’s 2nd week as a self-employed person, I interviewed her to see what the first week was like. She shares insight on:
• What’s been most energizing and gratifying during this transition• Getting her head into self-employed mode • When she realized she wanted to leave her job • How she prepared for self-employment• What it feels like to be “ready” to make the leap• Building a viable business that creates income to exceed that of a full-timer• How she knew food was a good market to focus on• How to balance her own marketing with paid work• Using the cushion of her network during the transition• & more…
Any advice for Bryn?
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