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Who is a “Wealthy Freelancer”?

For thousands of freelancers and solo professionals, self-employment is a constant struggle. Getting clients, generating a comfortable income and maintaining a healthy work-life balance is a series of never-ending battles.

Worse yet, many freelancers believe they’re supposed to struggle.

And then, there are the others …

Those thousands of solo professionals who have developed thriving businesses. They don’t think of themselves as “starving artists.” In fact, they’re living proof that you can have it all… a high income, great flexibility and a fulfilling life. It’s not a tradeoff.

That’s what this blog is about. To help you become a “wealthy freelancer” in every sense of the word. So you can put more money in the bank. Enjoy more time with your family. And make a great living doing what you love.

Sign up for free updates today, and join us as we introduce new and better ways to build a better, more profitable freelance business — one that brings more joy and fulfillment to every area of your life.

About the Founders

Steve Slaunwhite

Steve Slaunwhite is a marketing speaker, author and coach, as well as being an award-winning expert on writing marketing copy that sells.

His popular books and how-to guides include The Wealthy Freelancer (Alpha Books), The Everything Guide To Writing Copy (Adams Media), Start & Run A Copywriting Business (Self-Counsel Press), The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Starting A Web-Based Business (Alpha Books), Pricing Your Writing Services, and many more. He is also the creator of three highly-successful home-study courses.

Steve’s insights into “wealthy” freelancing have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Writer, Home Business Report and dozens of other major publications. He is also a regular blogger here at

Each year Steve teaches thousands of freelance professionals how to make more money and become more successful through his seminars and keynotes. He draws on his extensive research and his own experience as a six-figure freelancer for more than 15 years.

When not working, Steve enjoys skiing, biking, travelling and just hanging out with his wife and daughter.

Pete Savage

Pete Savage is co-author of The Wealthy Freelancer (Alpha Books). He’s also an accomplished speaker, marketing consultant and coach. His insights have been published by MarketingProfs, the Canadian Professional Sales Association,, in the World’s Best Kept Copywriting Secrets Vol. II and elsewhere.

Pete blogs right here at The, sharing strategies from his decade-long experience with managing clients, most of that time as a freelance marketing consultant and copywriter for companies large and small, including: Motorola, HP, AT&T Wireless, 3M, AOL, Delta Faucet, Sears, Siemens, NCR, and RIM (makers of the BlackBerry®).

Pete lives in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada with his wife, two children and Ringo, the family Weimaraner.


Ed Gandia

Ed Gandia is a successful freelance copywriter, marketing consultant, speaker, coach and author. An expert on the topic of successfully transitioning from employee to solo professional, he took his part-time freelance business from zero to a six-figure income in only 27 months — without sacrificing his paycheck or putting his family’s financial future at risk.

Ed has written copy for more than two-dozen clients in the high-tech industry. His advice and insights have been featured in publications such as DM News, AirTran’s Go magazine, The Writer and WhitePaperSource, among others.

He is a co-founder of and co-author of The Wealthy Freelancer (Alpha Books). He has also authored two popular how-to guides, Stop Wishing and Start Earning and Foolproof Wine Values.

Ed is a self-proclaimed wine geek and a proud and active dad. He lives with his wife, son and two dogs in Marietta, Georgia.