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From founder to freelancer: How Louis Nicholls has flipped the script for success

From founder to freelancer: How Louis Nicholls has flipped the script for success

In this episode, you’ll hear the story of Louis Nicholls, founder of ‘Sales for Founders’, where he teaches sales skills for a mostly tech founder...

The reality is that freelancers are happy and prospering

The reality is that freelancers are happy and prospering

The gig economy is on the rise. Freelance statistics reveal more people are freelancing than ever before in almost every region on the world. But...

How to write an invoice (and get paid) in 5 easy steps

How to write an invoice (and get paid) in 5 easy steps

If you provide any sort of service or product to a client or customer, then you need to properly learn how to write an invoice....

What earning $33k from Fiverr taught me about building a freelance business

What earning $33k from Fiverr taught me about building a freelance business

Before starting my career as a full-time freelance blogger, I used to sell landing page designing gigs on Fiverr part-time. Back then, I used to...

Value-based pricing will change your business: here’s what it is and how it works

Value-based pricing will change your business: here’s what it is and how it works

As an individual contractor, freelancer, or independent entrepreneur, you may have run across the term value-based pricing (VBP) when formulating your business plan and pricing...

9 Marketing tips any startup can apply to their business

9 Marketing tips any startup can apply to their business

When it comes to sales and marketing, startups face many challenges. Marketing will build your business depending on how well you use it. Do it...

How I hacked my way to $20K of AngelList jobs in 7 Days

How I hacked my way to $20K of AngelList jobs in 7 Days

I’ve tried almost every method of finding clients, short of busking on the street. I even met a client in line for coffee once! I...

13 Essential tools to start (& grow) your freelance business

13 Essential tools to start (& grow) your freelance business

There was a time when people could only dream of having a job in which they could pick their own working hours and location. Today,...

WordPress freelancer builds $1M business in 6 months

WordPress freelancer builds $1M business in 6 months

Adam Preiser was enjoying an early retirement in his 30’s. That was until he started experimenting with YouTube—showing non-developers how to rapidly build sophisticated websites...

How I reached six-figures in my first year of freelancing

How I reached six-figures in my first year of freelancing

Freelancing is a great way to make a living. You get to spend your career working on interesting and rewarding projects, working flexible hours and...

What to do if you hate your boss (but can’t quit yet)

What to do if you hate your boss (but can’t quit yet)

It’s a pretty common complaint among desk-jobbers: “I hate my boss.” Most people, unfortunately, do not have the luxury of choosing who they report to....

How to get a professional email address that matches your company brand

How to get a professional email address that matches your company brand

In today’s business world there’s one form of communication that surpasses phone calls, face to face meetings, instant messaging, and traditional mail — it’s email!...

How to gracefully tell a client you’re raising your rates

How to gracefully tell a client you’re raising your rates

“How do I gracefully tell a client I am increasing my rates? I’m upping my hourly rate by about 35%, which is approximately a $12...

Building a $30K/month company with podcaster-turned-CEO, Matt Johnson

Building a $30K/month company with podcaster-turned-CEO, Matt Johnson

Welcome to a brand new season of Freelance to Founder and a new era for the show! We embrace a new, more casual and long-form...

15 Best WordPress alternatives for your next website (How to choose)

15 Best WordPress alternatives for your next website (How to choose)

Whether you’re interested in starting a blog or building your online portfolio you’ve probably had at least one person recommend WordPress as the website builder...

51 Best Business Books for Thriving at Solopreneurship

51 Best Business Books for Thriving at Solopreneurship

If you’re looking to gain knowledge, motivation, or just some good business advice — look no further. We’ve asked 5 people to share with us...

How to communicate your value and get paid what you’re worth

How to communicate your value and get paid what you’re worth

During my days as an agent for creative directors, art directors and copywriters, I was asked by a large national brand to provide an estimate...

From 3rd-grade teacher to six-figure photography blogger with Courtney Slazinik of Click it Up a Notch (FTF 5.5)

From 3rd-grade teacher to six-figure photography blogger with Courtney Slazinik of Click it Up a Notch (FTF 5.5)

We have a super founder to introduce to you today. A great story of a military wife. An extremely busy and motivated mother and wife...

11 Best smartphone apps for freelance designers

11 Best smartphone apps for freelance designers

With the emergence of more powerful smartphone devices, there is a wide range of tools available for freelance designers. Many of these apps are free,...

This proposal template will help you win more freelance clients

This proposal template will help you win more freelance clients

Landing projects can be a tough nut to crack regardless of whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned freelancer. Stiff competition is always out there,...

Over $500K/year working just a few hours a week with Brian Casel of Audience Ops

Over $500K/year working just a few hours a week with Brian Casel of Audience Ops

We interview Brian Casel: entrepreneur, product designer, writer, trainer at flagship training program Productize, host of ProductizePodcast and Founder of AudienceOps, a done-for-you content marketing...

From financial freelancer to $300K+ in revenue with Pam Capalad of Brunch and Budget

From financial freelancer to $300K+ in revenue with Pam Capalad of Brunch and Budget

In today’s episode, we’re in New York City to join Pamela Capalad, a certified financial planner who’s blended her expertise in financial planning with her...

How to Write a Price Increase Letter to Get Paid More (Free Template)

How to Write a Price Increase Letter to Get Paid More (Free Template)

An effective price increase letter can be the difference between barely making ends meet each month and having more than enough. The idea of sending...

Self employment tax calculator to help you estimate what you might owe

Self employment tax calculator to help you estimate what you might owe

Even though most people who are self employed really love it, there are some things that they also hate about it — most notably, self...