Working Without Pants - Creative Entrepreneurship

Ilise Benun is the creator of Marketing-Mentor.com where she focused on helping freelancers and creative professionals learn how to market themselves. 

In this episode, Ilise shares what she calls a marketing machine.

This is a fundamental strategy that I have used in my business since the day I first learned it. My hopes are that it can help you in your business as well.

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Direct download: Ilise_Part_2.mp3
Category:Creative Freelance -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Kurt Elster is a co-founder of the web design agency EtherCycle. In this episode Kurt shares insight and wisdom from his experience starting an agency and attracting high quality clients.

In this episode, Kurt and I cover:

  • His unique direct outreach strategy and what made it succesful
  • How he made starting a business far too complicated
  • The benefits of working a channel partner
  • Creative ways for attracting new clients
  • How to build an agency model that works

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

This is a very special episode of The Creative Freelancer Show. While most of my episodes are recorded via Skype, this interview was recorded in person.

A few weeks ago, I was spending some time in Berlin, Germany. While I was there I was introduced to an illustrator named Mars Dorian.

Mars is an incredibly talented illustrator with an outrageously unique style. 

In this episode of The Creative Freelancer Show Mars and I discuss:

  • How to create a unique style for your work
  • The advantages and challenges of unique style
  • How to utilize freelancing to fund other passionate projects
  • And much more

This interview is packed with valuable insights that any creative will benefit from. 

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

Preston D Lee is the creator of GraphicDesignBlender.com, a blog that focuses on helping designers and freelancers build better businesses. 

Preston has been a designer and consultant for several years, and has built a business on the side along the way.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Common excuses to starting your business and how to overcome them
  • How to make freelancing not that risky
  • Why you don't need to be an expert to start freelancing
  • How you can freelance while still maintaining a full time job

Mentioned in this episode:

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

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