5 Lies Stopping You From Getting Rich With Your Side Hustle

Rich creator or barely making money: The choice is yours.

Anangsha Alammyan
Freelancer’s Hub


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The creator economy has no middle class.

There are successful, thriving creators who book international vacations on a whim.

Then, there’s the other batch of creators who sit behind a screen for 12+ hours, barely making enough to pay the rent. To them, even thinking about vacations is a luxury.

“The top creators are massively successful, while long-tail creators are barely getting by.” — Li Jin for Harvard Business Review

In this world of unprecedented disparity, which side of the fence do you want to be on?

As a creator who’s had consistent $10k+ months, I’m confident that I’m on my way to the 6-figure club, hopefully in a couple of years.

But things weren’t always this way for me.

I’ve had months when I barely made INR 3000 ($40) in a month from writing. I’ve written 100k+ words and made no money out of them.

In this post, I’m sharing the five lies I believed when I wasn’t succeeding in my writing side hustle. Coming from someone who’s been a full-time writer for about two years, I’m sure you’d find value in these tips.