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 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 168: How to Book $156K in Client Work from Upwork with Tom Casano

FT 168: How to Book $156K in Client Work from Upwork with Tom Casano

Tom Casano is an SEO consultant and founder of the Sure Oak consulting firm. He ramped up his business over the past 16 months by optimizing his availability on Upwork.com. On this episode, Tom discusses what cues you can look for when filtering through clients, and his proposal strategy might just change the way you look at job board sites! 

image for post - FT 167: Find and Help Clients in a Cool Niche with Sophie Bujold

FT 167: Find and Help Clients in a Cool Niche with Sophie Bujold

Sophie Bujold is the creator of Cliqueworthy, an agency that connects clients with their ideal online communities. Sometimes her clients are starting from scratch, but most of the time these clients already have a community; they just don’t know what to do with it. You can use your online community to carry your message and build your brand. Sophie shares some tips on this episode to help us find clients and build relationships online that are both sincere and successful.

image for post - FT 166: Content Marketing the Right Way with Devesh Khanal

FT 166: Content Marketing the Right Way with Devesh Khanal

Devesh Khanal is a content marketing guru who used to be just like us. He never thought content marketing would work for him until a fateful meeting with his future business partner, Benji Hyam. Together, the two of them started their own content marketing agency, and they help big businesses and freelancers alike manage their content marketing campaigns.

image for post - FT 165: Backdoors to Finding Clients with James Johnson

FT 165: Backdoors to Finding Clients with James Johnson

James Johnson is a freelance writer and founder of the Freelance Writers School. His grassroots approach to finding clients is a complete game changer. James teaches his unconventional methods to other freelancers in order to help them build relationships and find their ideal clients, and he’s sharing his techniques on The Freelance Transformation right now.

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 163: Consulting for Corporate Clients with Henrik Becker

FT 163: Consulting for Corporate Clients with Henrik Becker

Henrik Becker is a marketing automation consultant that very quickly realized that corporate clients were a much better fit for his services than smaller businesses, so he has continued to focus on serving this particular business demographic. On this episode, we will discuss how he finds his corporate clients, the reasons why he focuses on this group and some of the strategies around how to successfully work on contracts in the corporate environment.

 

image for post - FT 161: Win Clients Faster By Focusing on a Vertical with Brian Downard

FT 161: Win Clients Faster By Focusing on a Vertical with Brian Downard

Brian Downard wasn’t always serving one kind of client. He started in app development, but he found his calling in lead generation for home and garden businesses. Serving one vertical like this is even more specific than finding a niche. Brian talks about what inspired him to focus on this particular vertical and the mistakes and the successes that he's made that ultimately shaped his business and his brand.