How do you talk about earning a living blogging? Do you often see confused expressions and bemused looks?
Join the club. When I try to tell people that I write online and doing social media consulting for a living, they nearly universally look confused. In fact, as I wrote last month, I can’t even get my my mother to understand even after six months of living together.
I’ve been talking with other bloggers about how we explain making a living from blogging and writing online, as well as what social media is generally, and I’ve gotten some pretty hilarious responses.
says, "I gave up trying to explain what I do. When asked, I give a vague reply, "Oh, I work at home. The majority of my work is done online." I couldn't handle the blank stares or the hours of wasted time trying to explain it all with no success. Nope, I just work online. " And by "working on the internet" she means doing things like launching Picha Global
in her spare time.