image for post - FT 175: 6 Figures Through Relationships and Hard Work with RJ McCollam

FT 175: 6 Figures Through Relationships and Hard Work with RJ McCollam

Before becoming a freelancer, RJ McCollam was fired from his job, evicted from his apartment, and even had his car repossessed. It took losing everything to inspire his motivation. Now, ten years later, he’s a successful web developer who’s guest spotting podcasts to share his experience with the rest of us.

image for post - FT 172: What Is Your Client Contract Missing with Abbey Woodcock

FT 172: What Is Your Client Contract Missing with Abbey Woodcock

Abbey Woodcock is a copywriter and freelancer coach who has learned first-hand from her own business mistakes. In the beginning, Abbey focused more on her craft than her business, and it ended up costing her thousands of dollars. Abbey shares why project management, legal protection, and financial planning should be some of the most important aspects of running your own freelance business.

image for post - FT 169: Breaking Out of Banking to Become a Coach with Merideth Bisiker

FT 169: Breaking Out of Banking to Become a Coach with Merideth Bisiker

Less than a year ago, Merideth left her full-time job to become Merideth the Money Coach. She helps clients with money management techniques and helps them recover from financial crisis. She’s on Freelance Transformation today to talk about the work-life balance that is sometimes hard to manage when working for yourself. She shares how to pull off the transition from full-time to self-employment and how she balances her career in order to be there for her family.

image for post - FT 164: Scale Up Without Burning Out with Breanne Dyck

FT 164: Scale Up Without Burning Out with Breanne Dyck

Breanne Dyck, Founder of MNIB Consulting Inc., is here on Episode 164 to reveal a few tips which could help you to scale your business without losing any (or all) of your sanity. Breanne generously shares what this framework looks like and how she helps freelancers and businesses to "scale up without burning out." She shows us how these methods are both sustainable and realistic!

image for post - FT 148: 5 Ways to Boost Your Freelance Income in 2018 with Matt Inglot

FT 148: 5 Ways to Boost Your Freelance Income in 2018 with Matt Inglot

Happy New Year! Welcome to a special New Year's episode where we will discuss 5 things that you can do to boost your freelancing income in 2018. The suggested five changes were inspired by past interviews conducted on this podcast, as well as a few of Matt's own mistakes and triumphs. These are things that have consistently been seen to create a significant impact on the businesses of the guests on this podcast, the students of Freelance Start and, of course, of Matt himself.

image for post - FT 147: When the Worst-Case Scenario Actually Happens with Jason Swett

FT 147: When the Worst-Case Scenario Actually Happens with Jason Swett

2018 is right around the corner! Are there any big life changes coming your way? Could this be the year when you actually quit (or lose) your job and start your own freelancing business? Jason Swett, a programmer and app developer, survived the worst-case scenario during his very first year as a freelancer. He has some entertaining stories, followed by some great advice on how you might be able to survive your own “firsts” as a full-time freelancer.

image for post - FT 143: Master the Journey of Freelancing with Jesse Gernigin

FT 143: Master the Journey of Freelancing with Jesse Gernigin

Jesse Gernigin of Live Gold Rich gave up an entertainment career as a magician to become a professional freelance consultant. But his experiences on the road and in front of crowds didn’t make his freelance transition any easier or faster. He still had to go through the process step-by-step, and the experiences he shares are going to give you a practiced perspective on your own freelance career and choices.

image for post - FT 139: Building a Company of One with Paul Jarvis

FT 139: Building a Company of One with Paul Jarvis

Growing your business as big as you can isn’t always a good thing. Not if it’s the wrong kind of growth. Paul Jarvis, who helps people build better (not bigger) businesses, talks about why he never grew his business in the way you’d expect. His new book, “Company of One”, breaks down the how and why it can actually be beneficial to run your business as lean as possible.