Freelance Writing Income: May 2008
In April, my freelance writing income totaled $5,842.42. This was far from being my best month ever, but when compared to my goals, I was satisfied for the most part. Going into May, I was relatively confident that I would be able to exceed $7k thanks in large part to several new clients coming on board.
Despite concerns about a slow down early in 2008, May proved to be quite profitable. So how did I do last month?
Number of Completed Projects: 22
Payment by PayPal: 18
Payment by Check: 3
Payment by Bank Wire: 1
Total Income: $9,260.91
As you can see, I earned approximately $3,400 more in May than I did in April. What was the reason(s) for this jump in income? As mentioned above, I managed to land a couple new clients that offered a lot of high paying work. To go along with this, I completed 22 jobs in May compared to only 11 in April. In most cases, when I complete more jobs I earn more money. This is not the case for all freelance writers, but for me, it usually holds true.
Will I be able to earn more than this in June? Like always, this is a question that is hard to answer. While increasing my income from month to month is always a goal, as long as I stay steady above $4,500 Iâ€™ll be happy. Although it is hard to say what the future holds, I am confident that reaching $7k to $9k in June is more than possible.
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