Cultivating Healthy Client Relationships

When starting out, the pressure to get any revenue coming in can be huge.  Depending on your situation, you could either be scrambling for money to pay your bills after a sudden job loss or you could just be in a hurry to spread your wings and leave your office gig.   In either event, it’s Read More

 

Episode 4 – Income Stream Diversification

In this episode we discuss how to make your finances more resilient by avoiding putting all your eggs in one basket. Uber.com Become an Uber Driver Here AirBNB.com This podcast is available on both iTunes and Stitcher as well as YouTube. You can also purchase the e-book about how to get started freelancing at this link.

 

Income Stream Diversification

Life loves to throw us curveballs.  Government regulations, injuries, market changes, and miscellaneous life events such as marriage or having children seem to come around before it’s entirely convenient. John Lennon said it best, “Life’s what happens while you’re busy making other plans.”  The best way to prepare for these changes it to avoid putting Read More

 

What To Charge

Figuring out what to charge is one of the very first questions that a freelancer must tackle.  There’s a wide range of what constitutes a fair hourly rate depending on your particular industry.  Photographers, developers, and mechanics all have different median rates.  When thinking about how to competitively price your services against other professionals in Read More

 

Episode 3 – What To Charge

In this episode we discuss how to figure out your hourly rate and when and how to renegotiate rates. This podcast is available on both iTunes and Stitcher as well as YouTube. You can also purchase the e-book about how to get started freelancing at this link.

 

Episode 2 – Procrastination

In this episode we discuss procrastination and how to overcome it! This podcast is available on both iTunes and Stitcher as well as YouTube. You can also purchase the e-book about how to get started freelancing at this link.

 

Episode 1 – Moonlighting

In this episode we discuss Moonlighting and how to ease-in to freelancing instead of diving head-first into it. Freelancing Platforms: http://upwork.com http://freelancer.com http://guru.com http://textbroker.com http://fiverr.com This podcast is available on both iTunes and Stitcher as well as YouTube. You can also purchase the e-book about how to get started freelancing at this link.

 

Episode 0 – Pilot

The pilot episode of the Teach Me To Freelance Podcast and YouTube channel.  In this 0th episode I just give a general overview of the intended audience and describe the format and schedule of the show.  You can check out the YouTube video here.

 

Perseverance

We live in a fast-paced society.  Human beings are hard-wired to favor instant-gratification.  While this was great for survival when we were living in caves, in modern times it can be a hindrance that finds us getting bored and moving on quicker than we should. Perseverance is required to overcome this natural tendency.