I’ve written before about FinCon, aka the Financial Blogger Conference, which I’ve been attending – and speaking at – since 2011. It’s full of programs that can help personal finance writers get better at what they do, and take their websites (and their earnings) to the next level.
However, the conference isn’t strictly limited to PF writers. Scribblers from other genres can also learn from programs that tackle topics such as writing in general, blogging, podcasting, smart use of social media, YouTube channels and affiliate marketing. The networking is huge, as is the opportunity to meet companies looking for freelance writers.
(Not sure you can write PF topics? If you’re a good researcher, you can. Personally, I fell into this kind of writing after 18 years in newspaper journalism – without any particular emphasis on money.)
FinCon 19 takes place from Sept. 4-7 in Washington, D.C. – and there are two opportunities to attend for free or on the cheap. Here’s how.