From Freelance Writer to Online Business Owner :: Interview with Arielle Loren, Corset Editor-in-Chief

I interviewed Arielle Loren, Editor-in-Chief of CORSET to find out how she grew her following as a freelance writer which led to a successful launch of her online magazine.

Arielle Loren is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Corset, the “go to magazine for all things sexuality.” Arielle graduated from NYU and in just 2 years, built a name for herself freelance writing on women’s issues, health, and sexuality. She’s written for Ebony, Vibe Vixen, Clutch, etc. and is now earning a full-time income doing what she loves while living in Brazil.

Here’s what we cover in Part 1:

  • Blogging helps you explore your interests, hone your voice, and build your brand. (Tweet this.)
  • The best way to start doing what you love is to…START. (Tweet this.)
  • Arielle advanced her freelance writing career by writing…and writing some more. (Tweet this.)
  • To develop your brand as a freelancer, choose a niche you’re passionate about and have an authentic voice. (Tweet this.)
  • As a freelance writer, take every opportunity to respond and interact with readers. This will help grow your brand & following. (Tweet this.)

In Part 2 of the interview, Arielle explains:

  • How she discovered that digital subscription is a viable business model for Corset. (Tweet this.)
  • How she turned her digital magazine into a profitable business by its second issue. (Tweet this.)
  • When launching your own brand, it’s important to be your #1 cheerleader. (Tweet this.)
  • When you’re doing what you love, it doesn’t feel like work. (Tweet this.)

Here’s how to connect with Arielle: Send her a tweet, lend her a Like, and get her latest issue of Corset.

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