Mike Arnesen is a freelance analyst and SEO fanatic who just so happened to build his own agency called UpBuild. After a few bad experiences, he decided to take what he learned and apply it to a better business model. Now, he puts the mental well-being of himself and his staff before anything else!
Manage Your Team
Edmund Zaloga, founder of Responsify, knows about what can go wrong – and what can go right – when it comes to project management. Edmund shares with us on this episode how he learned to manage his projects and the technology that can make it all a little easier!
If you make the right moves, you can build an agency in just three years. Think it’s impossible? Think again! We have Emily Hirsh on the show today just to prove that it is entirely possible to build your brand and your business in only three years.
Being a freelancer is often synonymous with being a "jack of all trades." You do everything in your business. You could be a web designer or writer, but you’re also a manager, a bookkeeper, and a marketer. Matt Kohn of Different Hunger Media shares his story of building his solo-freelance business into an agency. And how it's allowed him to focus on the development and future planning of his business.
It’s hard to find the perfect formula for scaling your business. But what if we told you there was a way to predict which business model would work best for you? Jeff Sauer knows how to grow and scale a freelance business. He just so happened to stumble upon the magic formula using his own business model.
This episode of The Freelance Transformation Podcast speaks to anyone managing a remote business who may just need an extra pair of hands. Nathan Hirsch, is the founder of FreeeUp, a marketplace that specializes in pairing up freelance business owners with their ideal remote workers from around the world. He created a four-step vetting process based on his own hiring strategies in order to help other freelance entrepreneurs build and manage their own remote team of employees. Whether you’ve just decided to scale your business or you’ve been working with a remote team for years, Nathan has advice for every stage of your business – starting with how to hire.
If you had the chance to start a services business all over again, with the benefit of everything you learned, what would you do to find clients and rapidly build up a brand? Kevin Gibbons shares how he used the founding principle of making clients happy as a basis for building up his agency the second time around.
How do you go from a freelancer starting out by accident to ultimately being an agency owner? Eric Covino shares his story and gives advice on how to create a modern small to medium sized agency using contractors.
How do you organize and manage a team of virtual freelancers? Alma Abreu shares how she built a content marketing team which self-organizes and gives her the lifestyle she wants.
Do you have clients who never pay their invoices on time? Julie Elster shares how you can get paid on time, every time by following her tips on communication and insisting on being paid upfront.