I know getting started is hard, but not impossible.
From Broken to 6 Figure Salaries
I’m serious; 5 years ago, nobody even knew my name. I was there! No money, some small debts were bothering me every day. I was able to afford 0.10 cent chocolate to make my day better.
My last salary was $144k/year. I’ve left that job to write books and do my own business. Now I’m helping millions of designers on the internet.
How did My Success start?
Nobody. Except myself. One day I realized that I would live a boring life If I didn’t do something good. So, I decided to be successful, no matter what, no matter what! Something can change my life and others.
I started reading books like a monster. I was waking up to read and learn. I had no money, so I downloaded paid books on free websites (most of them contain many viruses, lol). But it worked!
I was taking notes of whatever good I learned that day. Then I see people sharing UX UI Design posts on Instagram. I texted some famous designers and told them, “I want to share posts too.”
Whoever I texted, they all replied, and they were so lovely. They gave me the inspiration to start. So, I looked at my notes from design books. I sketched on paper and created my first Instagram post.
It was this post: (still staying at the bottom of my profile)
From 20 Likes to 15.000 Likes
At the beginning of my journey, even “1 like” was enough to make me happy. I was waiting for someone to comment and connect with me all day. It was a super exciting day. I was doing something much better than before.
I got a freelance job offer after 40–50 days. I shared my first post. I earned $500. Then next month, another job and another $500.
Then I applied for a full-time job in Istanbul. My head was spinning, I had hard, crazy days, but I would do it again If I needed to! I moved to another city and left my…