#019: How to Launch a Successful Side Business When You Freelance Full Time
Many freelance writers get to a point where they want to scale their business in some way. Or they want to diversify their income stream by launching a new side venture or project.
Mike Stelzner is a classic example. From 1996 until just a few years ago he was a freelance writer. Today he is the founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner (SME), an online magazine for business owners and marketers who are trying to figure out social media.
In less than 4 years, SME has attracted 222,000 email subscribers and 800,000 website hits per month. And Mike’s podcast, , has 21,000 listeners! As if that weren’t enough, Mike recently launched a new website: — a site for parents looking for fun things to do with their kids. We’ll come back to this one later.