Working Without Pants - Creative Entrepreneurship

Sometimes we learn more from our failures than our successes. In this episode Marcus Blankenship takes us through his experience building up a successful agency and then experiencing it fail and fall apart. 

Marcus's lessons are invaluable to any creative individual, especially those building up an agency. Many of the mistakes that he points out are the exact same mistakes I made when building up my agency.

Marcus has now changed direction with his career and acts as a business advisor and coach to other agencies helping them on their path to building an agency that works. 

This is a must listen for any creative individual who is considering expanding beyond themselves and building a team. 

Direct download: WWP_Marcus_Blanken.mp3
Category:creative entrepreneurship -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

This episode is jam packed with insights and wisdoms from one man's journey on building up a successful consulting career. 

Kai Davis has evolved his career time and time again over the past several years, each time growing to a better, higher value offering. On his journey he has learned some invaluable insights on how to build up a successful consulting career.

Currently Kai's core offering is focused around blogging and podcast outreach as a productized service and he is doing phenomenal with it.

Give this episode a listen as it is jam packed with useful information!

 

Direct download: WWP_Kai_Davis.mp3
Category:creative entrepreneurship -- posted at: 4:52pm EST

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant and writer. After leaving his job at Ecko a few years back, Brian went out on his own as a freelance marketing consultant.

In this episode he shares his story of how he got started, landed his first clients, and built his business up to the point where it is today.

Brian is also a master of PR, guest blogging and content syndication. In this episode we talk in detail about how he has landed writing opportunities at Inc, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, The Next Web and much more.

Direct download: WWP_Brian_Honigman.mp3
Category:creative entrepreneurship -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

I came across Devon recently based on a blog he wrote How to explain the paid discovery process to your web design prospects

The article intreigued me because I had often hit these situations with large projects where the scope was just unclear. I had heard about charging for the discovery process before, but hadn't tried it out too much.

After reading Devon's article, I charged for my first discovery process and it was an great outcome for both the client and myself.

In this article, we dive more into discussion around charging for the paid discovery as well as a bit of background on Devon and how he built up his agency Enginate.

There is a lot of value in this episode so I know you are going to get a lot of out it!

Direct download: WWP_Devon_64kb.mp3
Category:creative entrepreneurship -- posted at: 4:24pm EST

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