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Freelancers’ Show Episodes

223 FS How to Handle Being Asked for Freebies

1:00: Topic introduction: When people ask for freebies Requests from friends, neighbors, family 4:40: Requests for unpaid consulting Sometimes it makes sense to offer this...

222 FS Burned Out and Overwhelmed

1:00: Topic Introduction Burnout 3:15: Set workday and structure Work from home vs. coworking space Family time Podcast Motor 8:00: How Chuck’s business makes money Philip’s...

221 FS Generating Short-Term Cash without Taking Crappy Projects or Bottom-Feeding on Upwork

1:00: Topic introduction: Making fast cash 2:45: Reach out to past clients Might be a small project Might lead to referrals 5:55: Ask for referrals Give...

220 FS Can You Make 25k per Month as a Consultant

1:00: Topic introduction Full-time job vs. consulting How much money is possible or likely? 4:30: Discussion of the money Cost of living (Israel vs. USA) ...

219 FS How to Find Clients Offline with Simon Heaton

1:00: Simon’s introduction Shopify Four Overlooked Tactics to Find New Clients Offline 3:00: Hosting meetups and workshops How to set up a workshop Logistics...

218 FS Don’t Agree to Project Deadlines

1:06 - Jonathan suggested topic: Why are deadlines bad? 7:30  Deadlines are binary 11:28 Timelines 12:38 Weekly conversations 13:54 How to deal with a drop dead deadline 15:53 How...

217 FS Setting Value-based Prices When The Value is Hard to Determine

02:40 - Getting Started on a Project Using Value-based Pricing; Figuring Out the Why 13:33 - Setting Goals and Expectations Agile Methodology 33:04 - Proposals 40:06 -...

216 FS Automation

02:14 - Why automate? Are there cases where you shouldn’t automate? The Eventual Millionaire: Procrastinate on Purpose with Rory Vaden Procrastinate on Purpose: 5...

215 FS Remote Work

01:54 - Listener Request: Remote Work 03:14 - Communication Technologies Skype Slack Zoom WeChat Crowdcast join.me Screenflow Email GoToMeeting/GoToWebinar Google Hangouts Basecamp 13:30 - Setting Client...

214 FS Conferences

01:44 - Deciding to Attend Conferences Double Your Freelancing Conference: Europe MicroConf MicroConf Europe 09:14 - Conference Experiences Receptions 13:44 - Implementing Ideas From Conferences The...

213 FS Commoditization

01:45 - Gary Herman Introduction Twitter Jabico Enterprises 01:49 - Commoditization 10:14 - The Changing Landscape of Software Development Craftsman/Architect vs Entrepreneur 17:48 - Perception of Value 23:55...

212 FS Finding Fulfillment with Jason Mundok

01:44 - Jason Mundok Introduction Twitter Blog Elusive Moose Find Your Moose Conference 03:47 - Enjoying Work; Finding Passion and Fulfillment Three Dimensions: What...

211 FS Philip and Jonathan’s Student FAQs

02:21 - Jonathan: How do you calculate a value price? “The Magic Formula” ROI (Return on Investment) Upwork Agencies and Value Pricing 15:42 - Philip:...

210 FS Finding Leads at Conferences with Matt Krause

01:38 - Matt Krause Introduction Twitter Blog They Might Be Giants - Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 02:56 - The Mindset Change/Attitude Adjustment and The 3 Most...

209 FS Proposals with Curtis McHale

01:41 - Curtis McHale Introduction Twitter GitHub Blog Write Proposals that Win Work 02:21 - Discovery Phase The Freelancers’ Show #096: Value-Based Pricing with Brennan...

208 FS Hanging with Buyers

Check out Ruby Remote Conf * and Newbie Remote Conf!! * Editor’s Note: Ruby Remote Conf is over, but you can still purchase a ticket...

207 FS Email Courses with Josh Earl

Check out Ruby Remote Conf!   01:47 - Josh Earl Introduction Twitter GitHub Blog Simple Programmer The Entreprogrammers Podcast 02:23 - Creating Email Courses 03:57 - Marketing vs...

206 FS Moving from Solopreneur to an Agency with Gavin Ballard

01:51 - Gavin Ballard Introduction Twitter Blog Disco Shopify 02:29 - Going From Solo to Agency 04:23 - Realistic Expectations; End Goal 12:47 - Niches 15:00 - Marketing...

205 FS Retreats with Sherry Muterspaugh Walling

01:39 - Sherry Muterspaugh Walling Introduction Twitter Blog Zen Founder: Startup. Family. Life. By Rob & Sherry Walling Startups For The Rest of Us ...

204 FS Podcast Outreach with Kai Davis

01:46 - Kai Davis Introduction Twitter Blog Kai's suit from MicroConf OppoSuits Podcast Outreach: A Guide To Proactively Guesting On Podcasts by Kai Davis 03:31...