I started out on Medium in 2014.

About three months after officially starting out as an online freelance writer. I guess I heard about Medium and how this might be a great tool to build your portfolio to show prospects you can write.

But for the next year all I…


It seems impossible, but it’s not if you have a plan

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I’ve been writing online for six years now.

Well, that’s a lie. I dabbled in some blogging over ten years ago when I was newly married. The internet back then was the wild wild west. …


My Convertkit subscribers

Right now I have almost 23,000 email subscribers on ONE of my lists. Yes, I have two main email lists for two of my businesses — freelance writing over on elnacain.com and blogging and making money on twinsmommy.com.

When I first started my blog for freelance writers I learned about…


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Bloggers, if you want to make money blogging then you need a plan. What most people think about though is finding niche ideas and trying to grow their blog. But, one thing is missing in this process: understanding your audience. One of the most important steps in any marketing strategy…


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Many new bloggers are looking for ways to get their social media followers to go their blog and subscribe to their list. Since you spend a lot of time marketing on Instagram, Tik Tok or Facebook, you want your time and efforts to pay off.

So, if you’re new to…


I started my Youtube channel for freelance writers in 2017, but didn’t start monetizing my channel until January 2021.

I enjoy doing videos and it has helped me grow my brand, increase my income and grow my email list.

But, in June of this year, I stopped creating Youtube videos…


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In June of 2021, approximately 448,000 would-be entrepreneurs applied to start a business. But, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only half will survive the five-year mark.

Why do only half of businesses keep on thriving for years to come while others fail out of the gate? For…


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I started freelancing and blogging in 2014. It wasn’t until 2018 that I hired my first VA and then eventually two ghostwriters for my niche websites. In all honesty, I needed help two years sooner. …


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As a new entrepreneur, you’re probably eager to get started. You may have an idea for a business that will be profitable in the future and is already making money now. But there’s one big problem: your digital marketing strategy sucks! …


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Side hustles are the new norm. More and more people are finding themselves with a full-time job, but they also have another side hustle that is bringing in extra income to their household.

Whether it’s a blog or an Etsy shop, there is always room for improvement! I don’t know…

Elna Cain

Elna Cain is a freelance writer for hire, consultant, & a mom to twins. She mentors new writers on her award-winning freelance writing blog https://elnacain.com

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