- Freelance Writer and Content Strategist
- $67k – $91k estimated annual income
- Published July 20, 2020 by Niall Doherty
How does Carrie make money online?
Carrie describes herself as a freelance writer and content strategist. So clients hire her to help with writing and content strategy.
In my first twelve months of freelancing, I earned 40 percent more than my salary at my previous 9-to-5 role.
As per Carrie’s LinkedIn:
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How much money does Carrie make?
In April 2019, about a year after quitting her job to go freelance, Carrie wrote on her blog:
According to Carrie’s Linkedin, her previous 9-to-5 role was as a Marketing Communications Manager for Spiceworks in Austin, Texas.
Some salary estimates for that role:
- $91k – $99k, according to one report in 2015 (Glassdoor)
- $48k – $65k, according to “fewer than 20 profiles” (Paysa)
- $58k average base pay for a Marketing Communications Manager in Austin, Texas (Glassdoor)
Let’s be conservative and go with the Paysa estimate.
40% more than that would put Carrie’s first-year freelance earnings at $67,000 – $91,000.
Worth noting however that Carrie had some pretty good perks at her old job:
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What’s Carrie’s background?
As per her LinkedIn she has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and had more than a decade of experience working as a writer and marketer – including lots of freelance side gigs – before quitting her last job to freelance full-time.
So she was able to build a successful online freelance business with essentially the same skills she used in her old 9-to-5 job.
How does Carrie find clients?
What type of online business does Carrie have?
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