Working Without Pants - Creative Entrepreneurship

Pricing isn't just about the money.

It is about the quality of life.

It is about earning more money in less time.

It is about making a decent income so you aren't stressed and you can put time toward the projects you love.

In this episode, I cover everything I know about pricing and share with you the methods that have helped me triple my income over the past six months.

Learn more at www.CreativeFreelancerShow.com

Direct download: CFS_Pricing.mp3
Category:Creative Freelance -- posted at: 3:00am EST

John McIntyre is a copywriter who goes by the nickname “The Autoresponder Guy”.

To set himself apart from other copywriters, John has focused his business exclusively on writing e-mail autoresponders.

In addition, John is a digital nomad who runs his copywriting business all the way from Chiang Mai, Thailand.

In this episode, John discusses:

  • How he got started and landed his first clients

  • His ‘break shit’ mentality on starting businesses

  • Actionable tips for anyone seeking to write better copy

Mentioned in this episode:

Direct download: CFS_John_McIntyre.mp3
Category:Creative Freelance -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Friends and acquaintances can be a great source of client work although you must be careful when entering into professional relationships with them.

In this episode I cover:

  • Why working with your friends can actually be a great idea
  • How to reach out to friends who may be good prospects
  • Why you should never work for friends for free
  • How to handle payment and project communication with friends

For more on this topic, read my blog post How to work without friends and not end up hating each other

Direct download: CFS_Working_with_friends.mp3
Category:Creative Freelance -- posted at: 2:00am EST

This episode is one of those conversations that left me rethinking my approach life. 

Dane Sanders is an incredibly inspirational and creative individual. He started his creative career as a photographer and has seen the shift from the analog to the digital world.

In this episode Dane discusses:

  • How to stay relevant in a changing creative world
  • How simple daily habits can completely change your life
  • A unique perspective on the purpose of the work that we do

Also be sure to check out Dane's Podcast Converge and his new writing course Weavewriter.

Mentioned in this episode:

Learn more at CreativeFreelancerShow.com

 

Direct download: CFS_Dane_Sanders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Freelancing doesn't have to be a one way road. Instead, you can use it as a means of trying out different things while you seek your next employment opportunity.

This weeks guest, Clark Buckner, began his career doing freelance design and branding work, yet ultimately his freelancing lifestyle lead him to an opportunity for full time employment that was too good to pass up.

In this episode Clark discusses:

  • What it is like to start a freelance career as a college student
  • How Podcasting helped him land new clients and expand his network
  • How freelancing helped him land the job of his dreams
Direct download: CFS_Clark_Buckner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Mat Newton is a web professional who ran a sucessful SEO business for several years before shifting his mindset toward building his own platform and products.

In this episode Mat reveals.

  • How to build a lifestyle that allows you to work from anywhere
  • Methods for aquiring a client base very quickly
  • How to use freelancing as a means of building products

Learn more at http://www.CreativeFreelancerShow.com

Direct download: CFS_Matt_Newton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40pm EST

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