EP238: Sales and Networking and How to Make Money With Side Projects/Online Marketplaces With Maddy Osman

Sales and Networking and How to Make Money With Side Projects/online Marketplaces With Maddy Osman


Welcome to another exciting episode of The Savvy Scribe podcast and today, we are going to talk about sales and networking. My guest, Maddy Osman, shares her tips for freelancers on how to use online marketplaces like Fiverr and Upwork to find clients and grow their businesses. She also discusses how to add value to your services and increase your earnings.

About the Guest:

Maddy Osman is the bestselling author of “Writing for Humans and Robots: The New Rules of Content Style.” She’s a digital native with a decade-long devotion to creating engaging, accessible, and relevant content. Maddy’s journey from freelance writer to founder and CEO of The Blogsmith yielded numerous insights to share about content creation for enterprise B2B technology brands.
Her efforts earned her a spot in Semrush’s and BuzzSumo’s Top 100 Content Marketers and The Write Life’s 100 Best Websites for Writers. She has spoken for audiences at WordCamp US, SearchCon, and Denver Startup Week.

Key Takeaways:

→ Online marketplaces like Fiverr and Upwork can be a great way to find clients when you’re starting out.
→ There are a number of ways to add value to your services and increase your earnings, such as offering add-ons, collaborating with other freelancers, and shortening turnaround times.
→ It’s important to be mindful of the fees that these online marketplaces charge.
→ Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Use a variety of methods to find clients.
→ Maddy discusses the importance of diversifying your client acquisition efforts

Additional Resources:

→ 6 Download the appendix for the bestselling book “Writing for Humans and Robots: The New Rules of Content Style” for helpful tools + links to The Blogsmith’s internal process documents to create a great reader experience within your content: https://blgsmth.tips/appendix
→ Maddy also shares a style guide for creating a great reader experience in content: blgsmth.tips/style-guide

Some of the Top Online Marketplaces to Check Out:

Visit Maddy’s website – https://www.theblogsmith.com
Check her out on socials!


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