Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in freelancing but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Jonathon Crecelius, a young writer/marketer based in St. Louis, MO, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I'm a freelance copywriter. I've done both full-time work and one-off projects with clients online.

Tell us about yourself

I majored in English and always wanted to write for a living. My hope is to one day be independent enough to live as a digital nomad.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

When I first started getting jobs on Upwork.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

The fact that you have to be consistently looking for work in order to work.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Be patient.
  2. Use your connections.
  3. Make sure you're doing what you love.

Where can people find you and your business?


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