Hey ya'll. It's been a while. I keep saying I'm going to better, life keeps getting in the way. But this time, I mean it. I've been neglecting you all and it's not fair so I'm back in full swing, with something useful, money tips! Now, for those who don't know me, when I tell people I'm an introvert, I get a shocked reaction. If you've seen me out you've seen me moving around, but you may have also not seen me disappear (exactly). I say all this to say, as a busy entrepreneur with my hand in many hats, when I find ways to make some extra funds that require me to interact as little as possible, I'm on it. And I've recently had a lightbulb moment, "maybe others are like me too!" Sooooo...with that in mind, I'm going to share some places I've come across to help those out there trying to fund their business and deal with social anxiety at the same time.
1. freelancewritinggigs.com - I'm not really sure how I stumbled upon this gem, but I'm so glad I did. Freelance writing gigs is just that, a job posting site that provides daily updates on Freelance Writing Gigs across the US and beyond, for all different types of writing jobs. No matter what type of genre, hobby, or interest, FLWG has you just about covered. And the best part? Minimal face-to-face interaction. I've gotten at least 2 writing gigs from this site, and not only did it help my pockets, but my writing skills got a boost too!
2. Fivver - Now, I haven't started advertising on Fivver yet (my client load keeps me pretty busy) but I have checked out their services quite a bit, and I have a few colleagues that have used them as well, and honestly, Fivver seems like the perfect place for the introvert entrepreneur. Once you set up your skill, you have access to a global audience and the possibilities are endless in regards to benefits and exposure. Use it to launch yourself into full-time work, or keep it as your side hustle, Fivver lets you accept clients in your own way. Setting your schedule and getting paid what you want - heavy social interaction = sounds like a win win to me!
3. Paid online surveys - Now, before you roll your eyes, just hear me out. I hate a junky email box just as much as the next person, and I hate using my email to sign up for stuff but there's actually some merit to completing only surveys for cash if you really do the research. Is it going to make you a millionaire? No. But, sometimes you have to do what you have to do to get to where you want to go, so why not check it out and see where it takes you?
So, to all my fellow introverted entrepreneurs out there, I see you! I feel you, and trust me, I got you.