Freelancers’ Show

BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he’s used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck’s experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer…

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BONUS: How Senior Developers Can Enjoy Learning Like They Were Juniors

Remember the amazing adventure it was to learn a new thing every day as a Junior Developer? It’s easy to feel a little stuck or lost as a Senior developer since there aren’t roadmaps or people looking to mentor seniors. (Besides Charles Max Wood.) Chuck talks about how he felt that way at different points…

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BONUS: How Charles Max Wood Started Podcasting — And You Can Too

Charles Max Wood goes into the origin story of his podcasting career and how it relates to his programming career. He starts with his interest from a young age in technology and his dreams of being a radio DJ. He moves quickly through college and into his first job after college where he was introduced…

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BONUS: How to get Freelance Clients to Come to You

Charles Max Wood explains how he landed his first 4 freelance clients that took him through a few years of freelancing with only 3 years of experience and a few hundred podcast listeners. Funnily enough, they actually came to him, not the other way around. He explains how he made himself attractive to them and…

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TFS 389: ENRICHing Your Life with Todd Miller

Todd Miller teaches entrepreneurs how to live a fulfilling life. He’s just released his book ENRICH which outlines the process for growing as a person, finding the things that fulfill you, and live without regrets. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Todd Miller Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator Links TODD MILLER Picks Charles- Dev Hero Mastermind Charles-…

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TFS 388: Creating Proposals That Actually Work

Petra describes some of the failings she used to have with her proposals and how she turned it all around. Petra now uses several savvy sales techniques in her proposals, but you wouldn’t know because the proposal process is very customer-centric. In this podcast episode she walks you through a successful proposal template that has…

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TFS 387: Smart Traffic Generation for Freelancers with Michael Fleischner

Michael Fleischner, SEO expert, Charles Max Wood, podcasting expert, and Petra Manos, Google Ads expert, discuss the latest tips and tricks for generating high quality traffic to your website. We bust a few myths along the way, so don’t miss this episode if you want to generate traffic. Panel Charles Max Wood Petra Manos Guest…

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TFS 386: How To Get Corporate Gigs and Scale as a Freelancer with Matthew Mottola

Matthew Mottola, CEO of Venture L and author of The Human Cloud, shares his insights into working as a freelancer as part of a larger corporation. He dispels myths about freelancing vs employment, explains why corporations want you, and provides suggestions into how best to present yourself to a hiring manager. Panel Petra Manos Guest…

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TFS 385: The Principles of Profitability with Marcel Petitpas

In this episode of The Freelancers Show,we talk with Marcel Petipas and he shows us how you can analyze your business and figure out which factors are driving your profit (or lack of) and what to do about it. Panel Joel Schaubert Charles Max Wood Guest Marcel Petitpas Sponsors Audible.com CacheFly Links https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelpetitpas/ https://www.facebook.com/mpetitpas Picks…

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