Freelancers’ Show

TFS 365: Making vs Marketing – Where is Your Freelance Time Spent?

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! The panelists discuss different business approaches for freelancing, and how moving from a model where most of your time is spent implementing for clients into a model where most of your time is spent marketing your business has pros and cons and unexpected challenges….

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TFS 364: Working From Home

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! Petra, Joel, and Charles talk about how to get started with and succeed at working from home. All three are veterans of working from home and explain the things that will help you make it work and the things that will make it hard….

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TFS 363: What Do You Do in an Unexpected Downturn

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! Petra starts us out talking about some of the clients she has that have needed to pause their work with her. The panel brainstorms on ideas that for dealing with unexpected slowdowns as Petra discusses her approaches to things showing down. Panelists Joel Schaubert…

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TFS 362: Healthcare Hacks with Scott Heiser

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! Scott Heiser joins the panel to talk about healthcare hacks for freelancers. We start out joking about the COVID-19 quarantine situation. Healthcare and health insurance turns out to be a major headache for freelancers because it's usually tied to employment. ObamaCare got mentioned and…

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TFS 361: Moving in and out of Freelancing with Will Bunker

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 14th to 15th – register now! This week's guest of The Freelancers' Show, Will Bunker has had a long career in programming and has moved several times between freelancing and full time work. We discuss how he finds clients, his strategy for getting referrals, and how he spots what the…

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TFS 360: Time Tracking and Billing with Marc Summe

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 14th to 15th – register now! Marc Summe and the freelancing panel discuss the ins and outs of tracking time and billing for your time. Time tracking seems deceptively simple, but it gets complicated when you actually try to do it. You also have to decide what you are tracking…

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TFS 359: Don’t Do Hourly Billing with Mike Volkin

Mike Volkin joins the panel to discuss the pros and cons to hourly billing. The panel discusses their challenges with value based and fixed-price pricing and get recommendations from Mike and the rest of the panel. Panelists Brad Large Brooks Forsyth Petra Manos Charles Max Wood Guest Mike Volkin Sponsors G2i | Enjoy the luxuries…

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TFS 358: Building Your Freelancing Pipeline with Podcasts

This episode Brad, Chuck and Brooks go over what it looks like getting a podcast started for lead gen. everything from positioning strategy to tactics and hosting this is a great overview on podcasting basics. Panelists Brad Large Brooks Forsyth Charles Max Wood Sponsors Cloudways | Use promo code "DEVCHAT" for 30% off for 3…

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TFS 357: Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Help for Freelancers with Petra Manos

Petra Manos joins the Freelancers' Show to talk about hiring and managing remote workers and subcontractors. Petra runs a consultancy that manages Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and Google Ads. She hires and manages people to help manage the workload for her clients. Chuck has also hired VA's. The panel dives into the ins-and-outs of…

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TFS 356: How Creative Visualization Can Skyrocket Your Business with Mike Volkin

Creative visualization can help reduce stress, envision possibilities, and stay motivated. Mike Volkin talks us about how he's upped his game in several facets of life by practicing creative visualization and meditation. Panelists Brad Large Brooks Forsyth Charles Max Wood Guest Mike Volkin Sponsors Cloudways Use Promo code "DEVCHAT" for 30% off for 3 months…

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TFS 355: Other Ways to Show Up in Google with Fernando Angulo

Fernando Angulo joins the Freelancers' Show panel to help the understand how and why to build content that will show up as answers to questions and other results in Google beyond the results listed in Google on a search. Panelists Brooks Forsyth Brad Large Charles Max Wood Guest Fernando Angulo Sponsors Cloudways Use Promo code…

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TFS 354: Mistakes as a Freelancer with Felipe Millan

Felipe Millan joins the panel to talk about mistakes that freelancers make. The panel joins in with mistakes that they've made as well. The episode wraps up with Felipe talking about how he finds people online that are good prospects for outreach for SEMRush. This episode revolutionized the way that Devchat.tv finds sponsors. Panelists Brad…

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