Freelancers’ Show

The Ruby Freelancers Show 055 – Better Communications with Clients, Prospects, and other Contractors with Jenn Swanson (Communication Diva)

Panel Jenn Swanson (twitter Communication Diva eBook) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Ashe Dryden (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 00:32 – Jenn Swanson Introduction C…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 054 – Red Flags with Potential or Current Clients with Ashe Dryden

Panel Ashe Dryden (twitter github blog) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 00:48 – Ashe Dryden Introduction Indie Developer and Conference Organizer from Madison, Wisconsin 02:39 – Contracts Signing yours vs theirs Having…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 053 – Building and Marketing Products with Farnoosh Brock

Panel Farnoosh Brock (twitter facebook Prolific Living Prolific Living Podcast The Healthy Juicer’s Bible) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 00:37 – Farnoosh Brock Introduction Prolific Living New Media Expo 01:41 – Marketing 04:00 – Marketing Coaching Services…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 052 – Big Company Layoffs: Should I Worry?

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 00:57 – Wanna be a regular Ruby Freelancer Panelist? Tweet interest to @rubyfreelancers02:12 – Big Company Layoffs …

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 051 – Bookkeeping and Business Expenses with E. Scott Sweeney, CPA

Panel E. Scott Sweeney, CPA ([email protected] 801-756-3394) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:02 – Scott Sweeney Introduction The Ruby Freelancers Show 01…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 050 – Better Prospecting for Freelancers with Steve Kloyda

Panel Steve Kloyda (twitter facebook linkedin youtube The Prospecting Expert) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:03 – Steve Kloyda Introduction The Prospecting Expert The Prospecting Minute 02:38 – Being a good prospector Never stop prospecting Passion 04:42 – Prospecting and Selling To…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 049 – Contracts with Attorney Jared Richards

Panel Jared Richards (twitter [email protected] 801-438-2040) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:21 – Attorney Jared Richards Introduction Bennett-Tueller Johnson & Deere of Salt Lake City, UT @UTStartupLawyer 03:37 – Things you should have in a contract Who owns what Work for hire/licensing 10:40 –…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 048 – Outsourcing to ODesk with Jonathan Shank

Panel Jonathan Shank (twitter Your First Virtual Assistant) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:03 – Jonathan Shank Introduction Your First Virtual Assistant 02:13 – Odesk Witmart 03:45 – Types of jobs you can outsource Translation Research Transcription 08:35 – Picking the right people 11:18 – Figuring out…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 047 – Full-Time Contracts and Projects

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Jim Gay (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 03:45 – Long-Term Contracts 07:14 – Marketing while under contract 10:01 – Working on other projects while working full-time 16:10 – Energy 17:01 – Money Emergency funds 21:41 – Lone developer vs team projects 28:05 – Full-time contract…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 046 – Working Locations

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:28 – Working From Home Distractions Environment 07:35 – Pros of Working From Home Animals Purr Programming 2.0: Lance Gleason Schedule/Flexibility Naps Deliveries/Home Repairs Commute 11:57 – Focus & Productivity Renting an Office 14:22 – Cons…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 045 – Employment Vs Freelancing

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:41 – Employment History 06:58 – Perks of Being a Freelancer Variety of Job Areas Choose Your Work Flexibility & Freedom 15:22 – Paycheck Security Unemployment Contractors Vs Employees 20:54 – Coast-Along Employees 21:50 – Health Benefits 23:34…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 044 – Passion of the Code

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Jim Gay (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Discussion 01:16 – Keeping Passion for Work Alive Happiness vs Money Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 04:14 – Making it a Craft 08:45 – Client Fit Raising Rates 10:41 – “Safety” and Satisfaction The Ruby Freelancers Show 012 – Getting…

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