Lianna Patch is a conversion copywriter and conference speaker who uses her amazing sense of humor to create interactive content for her clients. She’s injecting personality into her business and working with clients she genuinely likes. Her advice today will loosen you up and help you build the client list you actually want to work with.
Jane Portman, founder of UI Breakfast, is an amazing UI/UX consultant who loves helping entrepreneurs perfect their SaaS systems online and on mobile. She’s also an ace at productizing her skills. Productized consulting is a way to simplify your services and your rates in order to better serve your clients by offering them in neat, pre-priced packages.
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.
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.
What does trying to start a successful freelance business actually look like? Josh Doody shares his winding path, his mistaken assumptions, and his ultimate success as a freelance coach and author.
How does a two person team sell half a million dollars in client work in a year? Pia Silva shares how she and her husband started a graphic design agency, “failed”, and rebranded to focus on an crazy profitable product, a design intensive, and the lessons along the way.
How can you productize your services and create systems so that your offerings can go beyond just a direct a trade of time for money? Joe Sanok shares how he coached healthcare practitioners and started his own counselling clinic.
How do you solve a very expensive problem for companies using slide decks? Nolan Haims has cornered the presentation communication niche and explains the difference between being a consultant and a technician.
How do you go from doing grunt work to consulting? You build authority in your niche. Jane Portman shares how she branded herself as an expert in as UI/UX through content marketing and outreach.
Do you want to build and scale a productized consulting business? Matthew Newton maps out how to choose a niche, and then market, scale up, systemize, and manage a productized consulting business.