Where Successful Freelancers and Agency Owners Share the Details of How their Business Works

Trying to start or grow a sustainable freelancing business? Want a podcast where guests aren't permitted to omit the secret sauce?

Past guests have shared:

  • Exactly how they find clients.
  • How they price their services.
  • How their entire business model operates.

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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 146: Use Consulting to Fund a Product with Austin Felton

FT 146: Use Consulting to Fund a Product with Austin Felton

Austin Felton is a unique freelancer who used his consulting business to fund his product business. He’s the creator of Entrecloud, a WordPress hosting software, and this product was inspired by his first consulting clients. While consulting influential entrepreneurs, Austin had the opportunity to ask clients directly what they were looking for and he tapped into a niche market that he could deliver to.

image for post - FT 145: Target Your Ideal Clients Through LinkedIn Ads with AJ Wilcox

FT 145: Target Your Ideal Clients Through LinkedIn Ads with AJ Wilcox

Have you ever wondered about the effectiveness of the ad campaigns feature on LinkedIn? Have you wondered if it would be useful in attracting your ideal clients? In this episode, the mystery will be revealed by AJ Wilcox, an expert in that particular area of the well-known professional network. AJ’s company B2Linked, is an agency that specializes exclusively in helping B2B businesses to find customers with LinkedIn ads. 

image for post - FT 144: Win Clients Through LinkedIn with Jake Jorgovan

FT 144: Win Clients Through LinkedIn with Jake Jorgovan

If you’ve never considered 'LinkedIn Prospecting' as a way to find clients, it's something that you may want to investigate as a freelancer. Jake Jorgovan is the founder of Lead Cookie - LinkedIn Lead Generation & Prospecting, but he’s been using LinkedIn as a way to connect with clients long before he started teaching other freelancers about it.

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 142: How Introverts Can Win Clients with Luis Vazquez

FT 142: How Introverts Can Win Clients with Luis Vazquez

Even if you’re an introvert, you can still be a successful freelancer. Being an introvert doesn’t put you at a disadvantage. It probably means you’re better at reading people and understanding their problems, which makes you an excellent freelancer. Luis Vazquez, founder of The Mighty Introvert, talks about how you can hone these skills and succeed as an introvert.

image for post - FT 141: Become Known In Your Niche with Mike Julian

FT 141: Become Known In Your Niche with Mike Julian

You won’t become a recognizable name in your niche market overnight, but you can get a head start with these tips from Mike Julian of Aster Labs. His unique perspective on outreach and the way he uses social media & content writing can really put you at the forefront of your field and connect you with the right clients. Learn how to approach your niche the right way so you can start earning the income you need to make freelancing your full-time job.

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.