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Real freelancers. Real growth.

Freelance to Founder is a unique weekly podcast featuring coaching calls co-hosted by Clay and Preston, two freelancers-turned-business-builders. Instead of typical interviews, each week a new freelancer calls in to talk with Clay and Preston with one goal in mind: overcoming the feast/famine cycle and scaling their service business. The highly acclaimed, top-rated podcast is a weekly dive into what it really takes to go from freelance to founder.

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S16 E10 — 54 min

Delegate without Sacrificing Quality

On today’s show: how can you delegate without upsetting clients or sacrificing quality? It’s a problem today’s guest Michael is facing in his young freelance business. He’s been working for himself for a while, but can’t seem to solve the delegation piece.  So, with a little role playing, ....

17 min

[SHORT] Fixing an Invoice Mistake

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (or two) questions from listeners like you. To submit your question, visit FreelanceToFounder.com/ASK and we'll feature you on an upcoming episode. In this SHORT: Have you ever sent the wrong amount on ....

S16 E9 — 58 min

Can Your Business Run on Autopilot?

On today’s show, we chat with Carey from PodcastFastTrack.com where his business has taken off over the years. Carey is a bit further along in life than many of our guests and is contemplating retirement.  But instead of just selling his business, he wonders: can he just hire the right people to  ....

15 min

[SHORT] When To Hire a Project Manager

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (or two) questions from listeners like you. To submit your question, visit FreelanceToFounder.com/ASK and we'll feature you on an upcoming episode. On today's show, our friend Chris calls in with a que ....

S16 E8 — 55 min

Should You Scale With a Business Loan?

On today’s episode, Clay and I dive deep into one question: should you get a business loan to grow your freelance business or agency? I’ve never taken out a loan for my business. And Clay recently decided to. So we go back and forth answering questions like: When’s the right time to get a loa ....

S16 E7 — 55 min

Perfectionists Can Scale Too—Here's How

On today’s episode, we have a coaching call with Eva—a branding expert from Portugal. Eva has gained some nice traction on Instagram and delivers her clients a highly customized service when it comes to her entire on-boarding process. But her attention to detail and propensity for perfectionism  ....

17 min

[SHORT] Should I Give Up Files for Free?

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (or two) questions from listeners like you. To submit your question, visit FreelanceToFounder.com/ASK and we'll feature you on an upcoming episode. Today's question comes from our Free Mastermind Group ....

S16 E6 — 51 min

Crushing Through Cultural Barriers

On today’s show, our guest Nouman slams us with more questions than any guest before and we do our best to deliver some good answers. Nouman has quickly grown his agency from 3 partners to over 20 employees in just a couple years. But most of Nouman’s clients still come from Upwork or Fiverr and ....

14 min

[SHORT] Can I Put In-House Work in My Portfolio?

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (or two) questions from listeners like you. To submit your question, visit FreelanceToFounder.com/ASK and we'll feature you on an upcoming episode. This episode's question came in via email. Nico works ....

S16 E5 — 52 min

Gold Mine of New Clients—Are You In?

On today’s show: are you leaving money and clients on the table? If you’re not tapping into the gold-mine we’re going to talk about on today’s show, then you’re probably missing out. It’s one of the best-kept secrets to blowing up your lead pipeline with new clients and tons of high-payi ....

15 min

[SHORT] HELP! Client Spouse Getting in the Way

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (or two) questions from listeners like you. To submit your question, visit FreelanceToFounder.com/ASK and we'll feature you on an upcoming episode. Today's question comes from our FREE Mastermind Group ....

S16 E4 — 55 min

The Power of Client Trust

Today we’re joined by Chad who’s working on building his agency in Utah, USA. Chad works with clients all over the world. They hire him because they like and trust him.  But what’s a freelancer to do when it’s time to pass the client trust along to your team? That’s the question we answer ....

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