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The Freelance Podclass

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The Freelance Podclass is not your ordinary podcast! It features a series of actionable lessons designed to help you solve the biggest challenges you are facing in launching and growing a profitable Freelance Business. Join the founder of Freelance University, Craig Cannings, and an amazing faculty of Freelance experts as they offer valuable and practical step-by-step lessons and guides to up-level your skills and make you competitive in this rapidly growing Freelance economy. As a Freelancer, you need to "keep learning to keep earning," so access fluff-free, practical mini-classes that will inspire and propel you to live a flexible, thriving and profitable Freelance life!

The Freelance Podclass is not your ordinary podcast! It features a series of actionable lessons designed to help you solve the biggest challenges you are facing in launching and growing a profitable Freelance Business. Join the founder of Freelance University, Craig Cannings, and an amazing faculty of Freelance experts as they offer valuable and practical step-by-step lessons and guides to up-level your skills and make you competitive in this rapidly growing Freelance economy. As a Freelancer, you need to "keep learning to keep earning," so access fluff-free, practical mini-classes that will inspire and propel you to live a flexible, thriving and profitable Freelance life!

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Freelance Podclass is not your ordinary podcast! It features a series of actionable lessons designed to help you solve the biggest challenges you are facing in launching and growing a profitable Freelance Business. Join the founder of Freelance University, Craig Cannings, and an amazing faculty of Freelance experts as they offer valuable and practical step-by-step lessons and guides to up-level your skills and make you competitive in this rapidly growing Freelance economy. As a Freelancer, you need to "keep learning to keep earning," so access fluff-free, practical mini-classes that will inspire and propel you to live a flexible, thriving and profitable Freelance life!

Language:

English


Episodes

The Personal Branding Class with Christine Lieu

4/8/2021
Today we're talking about personal branding for freelancers — how do we brand ourselves in a way that attracts our ideal clients? Join us as Christine Lieu explains how to cultivate a distinctive and compelling personal brand for our freelance business. And discover how quirks are actually superpowers that help you stand out and define the key characteristics of your brand! Podcast Outline: [0:45] Introduction to Christine Lieu and the topic of personal branding [2:24] Christine tells...

Duration:00:28:45

The Side Hustle to Self-Employed Class with Shannon Mattern

3/25/2021
How do you turn a side hustle into a full-time VA or freelance business? Today Shannon Mattern shares her journey from side hustle to self-employed. She explains the mindset she needed to carry her forth and the skills that helped her diversify her income. Join us as we help you discover the traits that will set you apart and make the pivot to freelance freedom! Podcast Outline: [0:45] Introduction to Shannon Mattern and the topic of turning a side hustle into a full-time...

Duration:00:32:00

The Memorable Introduction Class with Cynthia Trevino

3/10/2021
How do you make your self-introductions memorable in the context of a virtual world? Today I'm joined by Cynthia Trevino, who'll teach you a framework for making a good first impression. Join us as we explore five steps to creating a memorable self-introduction that stands out, repels non-ideal clients, and attracts your dream clients through online networking! Podcast Outline: [0:49] Introduction to Cynthia Trevino and the topic of making self-introductions memorable in a virtual...

Duration:00:33:02

The Virtual Team Builder Class with Sandra Booker

3/3/2021
Today I’m joined by Sandra Booker, who shares her knowledge about running teams, managing teams, and teaching others how to build virtual teams. Especially in light of COVID, where almost every organization around the world has moved to remote teams, this topic has suddenly become even more relevant. We’ll discuss how to build virtual teams well, so you can start thinking about building your own team or providing this as an in-demand service to clients! Podcast Outline: [0:42]...

Duration:00:28:05

The Marketing with Content Class with Julia McCoy

2/18/2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen digital content consumption increase like never before, leading to significant growth in freelance opportunities. Today I’m joined by Julia McCoy, who will teach you a 4-step process for building a content marketing system in your freelance business. We’ll share important content marketing strategies so you can grow your influence, client base, and income streams! Podcast Outline: [0:47] Introduction to Julia McCoy and the topic of content...

Duration:00:31:15

The Productize Your Services Class with Brad Hussey

2/4/2021
How do you package your services into a product you can sell over and over again? Today I’m joined by Brad Hussey, who explains what productizing is and how it can benefit your freelance business. Whether you’re new or have been freelancing for a while, the idea of productizing your services might be perfect timing right now. Join us as we share examples and quick steps for how you can begin the process in your own business! Podcast Outline: [0:38] Introduction to Brad Hussey - Brad...

Duration:00:53:05

The Selling (Without Being Salesy) Class with Jay Clouse

1/20/2021
One of the greatest challenges that most freelancers face, or will face, is the ability to sell their services and sell themselves. This can be a daunting challenge. We may love a lot of facets of freelancing, but many of us don’t enjoy the sales process. Today I’m joined by Jay Clouse, who shares some effective strategies for selling your services without being salesy. Join us as we discuss how to negotiate and have genuine conversations with potential clients, especially during this global...

Duration:00:39:30

The New Year Preparation Class

12/9/2020
It’s fair to say that we have not had a year like we had in 2020. It was unprecedented on every scale. And I would imagine that 2020 has not been your only difficult year. You may have lost clients, you may have had spouses who lost jobs, and you may have dealt with health crises or economic crises. So, today we’re going to discuss 10 tips to prepare your freelance business for a New Year. Join us and be encouraged as we get ready to welcome new opportunities with a sense of hope and...

Duration:00:22:06

The Recession-Proof Freelancer Class with Carol Tice

11/18/2020
Today’s topic is of the utmost importance in these unprecedented times. I’m joined by Carol Tice, who shares insights about what it takes to become a recession-proof freelancer. Carol knows a lot about how to build a thriving freelance business in the midst of a major recession. She shares key strategies that you can employ right now to make sure you're building the best business, even in the midst of a global pandemic! Podcast Outline: [0:46] Introduction to Carol Tice and the topic of...

Duration:00:37:44

The Online Traffic Class

10/8/2020
Today’s topic is of utmost importance to anyone who has a website. If you’re selling courses, products, or services, you’re going to sometimes have a “traffic problem.” Many of you struggle with this and feel that no one is coming to your website or reading your blog posts. So, how do you consistently bring targeted people to your website and attract the right kind of audience? Join us as I share three common types of traffic that you can leverage to grow your freelance business and get more...

Duration:00:17:11

The Social Media Marketing Class

9/24/2020
Because of COVID-19, everything has gone online, but virtual conferences aren’t the same as networking with potential clients in person. So, in today’s podclass we focus on how to attract clients by leveraging social media. This is a longer term strategy, but over time it can bear incredible fruit, and you can build a thriving client base just using social media marketing. Join us as I provide core principles and practical strategies for each social media platform so you can find your next...

Duration:00:18:10

The 2020 Freelance Report Review Class

9/3/2020
In today’s podclass Craig shares some highlights from our recently-released annual Freelancer Report. We discuss how COVID-19 has affected actively working freelancers and share the top technical and soft skills that are most important today. We also reveal the most requested services for freelance businesses during this global pandemic and the most effective ways to find new clients. These important findings that will be both beneficial and impactful to your business moving...

Duration:00:16:41

The Discover Your Passion Class

7/30/2020
How do you discover your passion and figure out what work you actually love to do? How does that process work out? When entering the freelance space, we often aren’t clear on what niche to pursue. In this episode, Craig debunks myths around following your passion and shares valuable insights to help you start the process of cultivating skills and passions that will lead you to work you’ll enjoy. Podcast Outline: [0:54] Introduction to the topic of passion - how some people know what they...

Duration:00:19:41

The Freelancer to Course Creator Class with Lindsay Marsh

7/15/2020
Today I’m joined by Lindsay Marsh, a prolific course creator, who has transformed her freelance business into an online education empire. Online education is experiencing massive exponential growth and providing exciting opportunities to set up a new income stream. Lindsay shares her story and outlines the steps that can help you get started as a course creator in 2020! Guest Biography: I have had many self-made titles over the years: Brand Manager, Digital Architect, Interactive...

Duration:00:27:09

The Virtual Assistant Class with Tawnya Sutherland

7/1/2020
Where is the virtual assistant industry trending right now, and what are the most popular niches to pursue? Today I’m joined by Tawnya Sutherland, a thought leader and pioneer in the VA industry. She shares valuable insights and practical tips to help you build a VA business from scratch and find your first clients. With remote work becoming more of a norm, now is the perfect time to begin a fulfilling career in this thriving industry! Podcast Outline: [0:48] Introduction to Tawnya...

Duration:00:25:55

The Client Attraction Class with Hugo Finkelstein

5/28/2020
How do you land your first client when you’re just starting out as a freelancer? And if you have an established business, how do you continue to approach and attract clients? Today I’m joined by Hugo Finkelstein, co-founder and CEO of Rise. He’ll teach us some unique and effective ways to reach out to clients, add value, and attract them to our businesses and services! Guest Biography: Hugo Finkelstein is the co-founder and CEO of Rise, an independent talent network and service marketplace...

Duration:00:27:28

The Podcasting as a Service Class with Sarah Mikutel

5/6/2020
In the midst of the global pandemic, people are consuming digital content more than ever before. Today I’m joined by Sarah Mikutel, podcast expert and founder of the online course Podcast Launch Academy. She’ll share her insights on how to set up an in-demand podcast production service. What are the different types of services you can offer? And how can you make money doing this? The downloads on podcasts are at an all-time high, and this presents a unique opportunity for freelancers to...

Duration:00:24:50

The Work (and Thrive) From Home Class

4/21/2020
The concept of remote work has suddenly come to the forefront, with more of us working from home than ever before. But how do we work from home well? How do we do it in a way that allows us to be more productive and purpose-filled, as opposed to being apathetic and distracted? That is our focus today as we unpack 10 ways to work, and thrive, from home! Podcast Outline: [1:02] Craig introduces the topic of thriving in the midst of unprecedented circumstances while working from home. He...

Duration:00:33:55

The Thriving During Crisis Class

3/17/2020
While going through a crisis, it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel sometimes. We don’t realize how a difficult time can grow and change us and our business in positive ways. In this podclass, we’ll share 10 ways to thrive in your freelance business during the current coronavirus crisis (and at any time). Join me as I support and encourage you to embrace the resilience and innovation borne out of adversity. Podcast Outline: [0:00] Craig introduces the topic of thriving...

Duration:00:18:39

The Changing Your Niche Class

3/4/2020
Regardless of how long you’ve been freelancing, you’re going to face this challenge at one point or another: How do you move from the core service you’re offering to something significantly or slightly different? How do you listen to the warning signs that it’s time to make a change in your freelance business? There are lots of different reasons why you may need to switch gears. In this episode, we’ll walk you through five key steps to successfully transition to a new niche! Podcast...

Duration:00:21:54