Can Someone Really Make A Living From Writing A Blog?

Can Someone Really make A Living from Writing A Blog? | Cassi Of Troy

Four (4) years ago, if someone had asked me: “Can someone really make a living from writing a Blog?!”, I would not have known what to say. The answer would have eluded me.

Truth be told, I was clueless back then.

Yes, I had been learning Copywriting with the American Writers And Artists Institute (AWAI) for about three (3) years prior. But, I did not yet see myself pursuing work online as a career. 

Certainly not a profession!

Then, one Sunday in October 2019, while researching coffee on the internet, one (1) click changed the trajectory of my life – and my career.


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So . . .

Can You Really Make A Living Writing A Blog?

The short answer to the question: “Can someone REALLY make a living from writing a blog?” is YES! Absolutely! Being a Blogger is a respected career and profession, just like an Accountant, Salesman, Marketer or Human Resource Practitioner. However, what sets it apart from these professions is a heavier reliance on the ‘YOU‘ factor. It requires commitment, dedication, a willingness to learn, discipline and consistent effort.

Perhaps, if you had asked me that question seven (7) years ago, I would have been hesitant and leaned more towards the side of “No”. However, in 2016, I started to learn Accelerated Copywriting with the American Writers and Artists Institute, (AWAI). That led me to write copy for people’s websites and Social Media (SM) channels.

One Sunday, while searching for coffee on the internet, I stumbled upon a website that talked about “One More Cup Of Coffee“. It had nothing to do with coffee, by the way.

Instead, it shared strategies for creating an online business so that you could enjoy “One More Cup Of Coffee” at home and leave the traffic and 9-to-5 grind behind.

And THAT is EXACTLY what I did! 

If I Can Do It . . .

. . . so can you!

I know that it sounds cliché but it IS true.

In 2016, I was a Corporate Executive, working full-time and commuting for about three (3) hours – often more – every day. I spent a lot of time away from home and missed many key moments in my daughter’s life.

Yes, we had a Nanny, a Driver and a Housekeeper but I was not there. When I was, I was too tired and distracted to be fully present.

Does this sound at all familiar to you?

I missed my daughter and desperately wanted to spend more time with her. I wanted to be the one who dropped her to school, picked her up and sat in the audience cheering her on.

AWAI made it easy with their Copywriting programs. Soon, I started to apply for opportunities on Job Boards and my income started to grow.

By the time the Wealthy Affiliate opportunity rolled around in 2019, I was ready.

The first FREE lessons, (five – 5 – now), were done in no time and the following weekend, I became a Premium member in WA. That was one my my BEST life decisions.

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By the time I reached six (6) months in WA, I already had a list of accomplishments.

Year 1 Was Tough!

I will not lie and tell you that it is all hunky-dory when you start to create an online business. You have to invest A LOT of time and consistent effort to start seeing results.

It takes discipline to write blog posts every day and to work in and on your business. But, what is your alternative?

Do you really want to work in the traditional way, every single day of your working years – and then some?! I do not believe that anyone wants to but the majority of us HAVE to.

The blessing of choice is what I prefer.

During my first year, I was working full-time, creating content for my website, learning about my new profession, trying and failing AND helping other individuals and businesses build their businesses as well.


I know most people thought that the C-19 pandemic was a curse but I flipped that script and called it a blessing.

The world shut down and I buckled down at home, learning and doing, learning some more and doing a lot more. I was probably sleeping only four (4) to five (5) hours a day. But, I persevered and success began to blossom.

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By the end of my first year, I had launched my personal brand, written over two hundred and fifty (250) blog posts and started to generate income from them.

Year 2 Was A Game-Changer!

2021 marked the end of my second year as a WA Premium Member. I was an Ambassador, ((which means I was ranked in the top twenty-five (25) in WA)), and I was earning consistent income across multiple income streams.

Starting an online business is not rocket science. However, it will not happen overnight. I want to make that very clear.

With a few simple clicks, your website will be launched and off to Google to be indexed. Once that happens, the success or failure lies squarely in your hands.

I kept going and was able to grow my online passive income and expand the services I was providing. Somewhere along the way, I realised that what I was learning in my Online Entrepreneurship Course (OEC) could be turned into a suite of service offerings for Clients.

After redesigning my brand’s look and feel, I started to promote it on Social Media, primarily Facebook and LinkedIn. There was nothing complicated.

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Can you see the smile on my face? That is what happiness and success look like. I ‘Changed My Script‘ and I was living on MY terms.

The demand for my services was so high that I started to outsource. I could no longer do it all alone. 

I set my sights on earning a 6-figure income.

Year 3 Brought 6-Figures So Close!

After thirty-three (33) months, just 3 months shy of three (3) years of learning and implementation in WA, I could smell my 6-figure income approaching.

One of our WA Members, Prince Partha as we fondly call him, rolled out a series of trainings titled The ULTIMATE Guide To Keyword Research.

His teachings are gold!

I digested each one and implemented it immediately. The traffic on my websites skyrocketed and soon I was in a position to monetise them with ad revenue. I am not referring to Google Ads here.

We joined platforms like Ezoic and Mediavine which reward high-traffic sites with superior ad revenue. That was the ultimate goal.

My service offerings continued to expand and I also invested in Domain Flipping, buying and selling domains and websites in Flippa. That also proved to be very profitable.

Remember, websites are digital assets. Just as you would a brick-and-mortar business or real estate, you can buy them, improve them and then sell them for a profit.

You are limited only by your imagination!

Completing Year 4 Next Month 

In October 2023, I will be graduating as a Senior from WA. I approached my learning and investment the way I would have if I went to University or College to study all of this. The difference here is that I was building a business and a career while I was studying.

Who graduates from College or University with a 6-figure income, working a few hours a day?

I do!

One simple website.
One blog post at a time.

That is where I started this journey. Who knows where it will end?

What matters most is that I have the lifestyle and the freedom that I want. Again, I will be the first to tell you that it is not an overnight success "thing". But, it is not complicated either. 

It IS possible.

This is real and it requires as much, (maybe more), energy, time and commitment as you would give a traditional opportunity.

The difference is that, once you are CONSISTENT, success WILL find you!

Do You Want To Create An Online Business?

Now you know that someone can REALLY make a living from writing a blog, what about you? Is it an opportunity that you would like to explore?

Do you want to create a legacy for yourself that can last the test of time and be passed on from generation to generation?

Let me know in the comments below what your interests are and how I may be able to guide you. remember, this may not be for you BUT you will not know unless you give it a go.

What do you have to lose?

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