The great depression was the era in 1929 when joblessness surfaced on a wide scale. People were struggling to find a means of earning money to get them bread. Fortunately, we are over that period with great lessons learned. There has been much of research done about how people from different professions survived that time. Although we never want such a catastrophe to hit Indian markets, let’s think of a situation where content writers in India were struck by The Great Depression. There must be a talk about how present day writing would be affected and what would be the budget tips to cope with such a situation.
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6 Tips From The Great Depression:
Route towards press houses: In case of any catastrophe, this is one department which mints more money than usual days, the press. In case of depression, people want to be updated about the new policies, losses incurred by companies, tricks by which people combat the crisis. Hence, for content writers, it would be excellent if they are able to make way to journals, newspaper houses, magazines, etc.
Cut it short: Let it be your eating expenses, lodging price or traveling tariff, these are the things that can be easily reduced. You can pool your vehicles with other content writers in the company (if you still have a job), get vegetables from markets which are cheaper, go for cheap items with high nutrition content, share the apartments.
Avoid Debts: Whenever such crisis lifts its head, there are rich landlords and money lenders who think of minting extra bucks. Never fall prey to these as they will extract high-interest rates from you, worsening the situation.
Work multiple shifts: You might not want to go out of your comfort zone, but in such situations, comfort will have to take a back seat. With modern day era, you can work for websites and freelancing will be a boon. Apart from working in multiple shifts, you can acquire content writing projects and deliver them from home.
Save for future: While you might be doing good financially, in case the crisis hasn’t hit you can’t rule out the possibility that it will not happen to you. You must save money for future. Also, try investing in secured plans with assured returns.
Try other professions related to writing: In case you are unable to get freelancing projects, get in touch with people indirectly related to writing. Theater shows and cinema booms in such crisis; you can work as a scriptwriter. Also, you can write content for orators and speakers. You can think of writing material for commentators in different sports or for journalists.
Don’t let any crisis retard the speed of your thoughts.