The Reality Blog

Wealthy Web Writer’s Reality Blogger for 2018 is excited to share her writer’s journey with you.

Tracy Wilson lives and works in North Carolina. She has a background in science and lab work, and she’s bringing that talent to her copywriting career.

Tracy begins the Reality Blog in the early stages of freelancing, so you get to ride shotgun with her as she figures out the ins and outs of landing clients, managing her business, honing her skills, and growing her income.

The Reality Blog is here to give you live, up-to-the-minute proof that it’s possible to succeed as a web writer … no matter what your goals may be.

Get to know Tracy as she shares her individual goals, struggles, solutions, and triumphs.

Watch for a new Reality Blog update each Friday, when Tracy will share her progress towards her goals, the insights she is learning along the way, what is working and what isn’t, and much more.

The Reality Blog comes straight from writer just like you. Connect with Tracy in the comments of her posts to bounce ideas off her, share roadblocks with her, and celebrate your achievements.

Reality Blog: The Power of Repetition

By Tracy Clement Wilson | August 3, 2018

You’ve heard to write every day. That’s because regular, consistent practice is all about training our brains… teaching them to perform a certain action better and faster. But have you ever wondered how it works?

Reality Blog: Panning for Prospects — Where to Look for the Gold

By Tracy Clement Wilson | July 27, 2018

The first step in finding clients is to figure out who those potential clients are. That’s where having a niche comes in handy… it helps you narrow down your target market so you can figure out who to contact. See how to locate those clients once you’ve picked a niche…

Reality Blog: Write Better Articles in Less Time: A 5-Part Process

By Tracy Clement Wilson | July 20, 2018

Well-written articles or blogs are a great way to increase traffic to a website, boost SEO, and build authority. They can also be lucrative… as long as you have a streamlined process to produce high-quality work in a reasonable amount of time.

Reality Blog: A 6-Step Plan for Preventing Shiny Object Syndrome

By Tracy Clement Wilson | July 13, 2018

Shiny Object Syndrome pulls plenty of freelancers off course. If you’re nodding your head because that’s happened to you, don’t worry. There is a way you can prevent Shiny Object Syndrome from slowing you down.

Reality Blog: 6 Steps to Create a Marketing Habit (Hint: Shrink It First)

By Tracy Clement Wilson | July 6, 2018

If the marketing habit you’re trying to create is big and daunting, it’s harder to make it stick. It helps if you shrink them down into micro-habits… ridiculously easy steps that you can then build on.

Reality Blog: 10 Reasons Why Peer Groups Rock (Plus How to Start One)

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 29, 2018

Having a peer group of writers provides so many benefits to your freelance web-writing career, it’s almost hard to keep track of them all. From making friends to sharing ideas to getting feedback… your writing peer group is worth its weight in gold.

Reality Blog: How Wave Can Save You Time, Money, and Hassle

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 22, 2018

Being a freelance writer involves a lot more than writing. It also involves some administration, including generating, sending, and receiving invoices. Wave for billing is an online free service that might be just what you need to make this task a snap.

Reality Blog: Change Happens — Try to Keep Up

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 16, 2018

Change is a constant. That’s especially true for web writers. Things in online marketing change rapidly. It’s important to keep up, to control what you can, and to adapt to what is out of your hands.