You want to monetize your work? Give away 99% of it for free. How I Built A Personal Brand That Turned Me Into A Full-Time Writer
I have never really been fussed about being paid for my writing or content creation. However I have found the best way, and to cut out all the hassle, is to write for other people.
I wrote more words in 2017 for other people to put their name on that I did my own. And long may it continue.
Never be afraid to drop your ego.