Alright – so today we’ve got the honor of introducing you to Whitney Huff. We think you’ll enjoy our conversation, we’ve shared it below.
Whitney, looking forward to hearing all of your stories today. Almost all entrepreneurs have had to decide whether to start now or later? There are always pros and cons for waiting and so we’d love to hear what you think about your decision in retrospect. If you could go back in time, would you have started your business sooner, later or at the exact time you started?
If I could go back in time, I would have started my business sooner! I started freelancing in 2019 as a side hustle. I was working full time as a Public Relations and Social Media Specialist for a small certification school. While I loved doing that 9-5 at the time, I knew I wanted more for myself. My side hustle grew and grew. I ended staying up later, working around the clock, and it took over most of my weekends even through the pandemic. It wasn’t until the end of 2021 that I decided to officially go full time in my own business. 2022 is my first year in my business full time and it has truly been such a blessing. I frequently tell myself that I wish I would have made the leap sooner. However, I know everything has a place in time for it to work out as it does so I’m just so thankful that I chose me.
As always, we appreciate you sharing your insights and we’ve got a few more questions for you, but before we get to all of that can you take a minute to introduce yourself and give our readers some of your back background and context?
I started Words with Whitney after freelancing for a few years in all things marketing, public relations, and social media. I have two degrees in public relations. After completing undergrad at University of West Georgia, I hopped straight into graduate school at University of Georgia. As a first generation college student, you can say my education is something I’m super proud of.
Through Words with Whitney, I’ve helped business owners create genuine connections with their audience through copy. Customers and clients need words on your website to hear how you speak about your solution to their pain points and problems in their business or life. I help my clients bridge that gap and formulate the words to put on their website in forms of website copy on each page, as well as blog content to inform and educate their readers.
Are there any resources you wish you knew about earlier in your creative journey?
I think time management and project management is something I could have used earlier on in my journey. Currently I use Toggl and Asana to help me best manage my time within each project.
Is there mission driving your creative journey?
As corny as it is to say, I would love to help as many businesses as possible! I think some companies do not realize the value of website copy until they have strategic website copy done for them by a professional. I’ve made it my mission to spread the word and help those organizations see what it can do for them.
- Website: www.wordswithwhitney.co
- Instagram: www.instagram.com/wordswithwhitney
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/wordswithwhitney
- Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/words-with-whitney
- Other: Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/wordswithwhitney
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