Do you have a story to tell? Do you know a lot about a particular topic? Are traditional employment options out of reach because of your disability? Then this is the book for you! Too many people assume that wheelchair users have little to contribute to the professional world, or are unable to work simply because of their disability. We know nothing could be further from the truth we just need to be presented with the opportunity. In ‘Blogging While Disabled,’ I will help you create that opportunity by showing you how to share your message with the world—and how to make money doing it.One of the best ways to start earning income when your wheelchair keeps you at home is by writing. Some people think you have to be the next Ernest Hemingway to start a blog, but all you really need is an idea and some motivation. This book will help you discover your passion, as well as your voice for expressing it. You will learn the nuts and bolts of creating a blog, from coming up with a name to ideas for blog posts. You will also learn strategies for helping potential readers discover you, including social media sharing and search engine optimization. There are also plenty of links and resources available throughout the book when you’re ready to dive deeper into the world of professional writing.Award-winning accessible travel writer and author Sylvia Longmire has been writing professionally since 2003, and working from home as a full-time wheelchair user since 2014. In that time, she has developed a highly successful career writing about wheelchair travel, disability advocacy, and border security. She has also started several successful businesses to create a brand that is now recognized around the world. In ‘Blogging While Disabled,’ Sylvia shares everything she’ learned that has made her a successful writer who just happens to use a wheelchair.
Blogging While Disabled: How to Make Money Writing from a Wheelchair