The John Morris Show-logo

The John Morris Show

Technology Podcasts

Hey I'm John Morris. I'm a freelance web designer from Nebraska and I help other web designers with two things: 1) how to code and 2) how to market yourself so you can turn your coding skills into a full-time income online. This is my podcast where I share my tips, tricks, and techniques for fast-tracking your coding career, quitting your day job, and earning a (substantial) full-time income as a coder. Be sure to FOLLOW me so you don't miss out on any of the day-job-killing info I'll be sharing.

Hey I'm John Morris. I'm a freelance web designer from Nebraska and I help other web designers with two things: 1) how to code and 2) how to market yourself so you can turn your coding skills into a full-time income online. This is my podcast where I share my tips, tricks, and techniques for fast-tracking your coding career, quitting your day job, and earning a (substantial) full-time income as a coder. Be sure to FOLLOW me so you don't miss out on any of the day-job-killing info I'll be sharing.

Location:

United States

Description:

Hey I'm John Morris. I'm a freelance web designer from Nebraska and I help other web designers with two things: 1) how to code and 2) how to market yourself so you can turn your coding skills into a full-time income online. This is my podcast where I share my tips, tricks, and techniques for fast-tracking your coding career, quitting your day job, and earning a (substantial) full-time income as a coder. Be sure to FOLLOW me so you don't miss out on any of the day-job-killing info I'll be sharing.

Twitter:

@jpmorris

Language:

English

Contact:

5157299346


Episodes

JMS431: A Simple Way to Get a Quick Injection Of Cash During The Recession

11/15/2020
Need a quick injection of cash? If so, I'm going to show you an "old faithful" you can lean on to get work... TODAY. And, what you need to do in order to get hired. R2 Protocol course here: https://r2protocol.com

Duration:00:08:47

JMS430: The Missing Piece If Clients Aren't Hiring You

10/30/2020
If you're doing everything you were told, but clients just are pulling the trigger and hiring you, you're likely missing this piece of the puzzle. 5-Figure Formula course is here: https://pages.johnmorrisonline.com/5ff

Duration:00:07:10

JMS429: That Time I Told a Million-Dollar Client to Shove It

10/23/2020
I find a lot of freelancers are scared to take on large projects with big budgets and well-known clients. "What if something goes wrong?" But, the truth is, they're often just as disorganized as you and I. Often moreso. This story illustrates it perfectly. Get the 13 Tactics training free here: https://13tactics.com

Duration:00:03:52

JMS428: This Is What Hustle Really Looks Like

10/21/2020
Everybody says they hustle. Fewer actually do. I want you to meet the 67-year-old woman running circles around the "kids" 20-30 years younger than her -- the perfect example, in my opinion, of what hustle REALLY looks like. 5-Figure Formula course here: https://5figureformula.com

Duration:00:03:42

JMS427: How to Find the Big Money Clients Hiding In Your Niche

10/20/2020
In every niche, 20-30% of the consumers do NOT buy based on price. That's been studied to death. The question is... how do you FIND these clients and convince them to hire you. In this episode, I walk you through a live example of tens of thousands of high-end clients you can find online in less than 5 minutes. And, a real-world example of how to convince those clients to hire YOU. The free 10K Client Blueprint is here: https://the10kclient.com A Simple Formula to Ethically Grow Your...

Duration:00:14:36

JMS426: $10,000 Per Client Freelancing

10/15/2020
If you’ve been feeling overworked -- working long hours for little money. Or, frustrated… trying to get over the hump and go freelance full-time. Or, you just straight up want to make more money freelancing. Then, you’ll want to dig into this training because I’m going to show you a NEW way of thinking about your services -- specifically WHAT service you offer and WHO you offer it to -- that can double, triple, even quadruple what you’re making right now. Without changing anything about YOU…...

Duration:00:28:32

JMS425: $12,000 Per Month With ZERO Experience

10/9/2020
"I want to freelance, but I have no experience." I get this question a lot. How do you START freelancing when you don't have a portfolio or any past projects to help you get hired? Good news is you can. Because credibility is only ONE of nine factors that go into hiring decisions. I'll show you how to use the other eight to get your first few clients and start building that credibility to get even more clients. And, how you can build a 6-figure freelance income with just two small projects...

Duration:00:06:25

JMS424: Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Main Hustle

10/7/2020
There's only three things you need to do to turn your side hustle into your main hustle. They're not sexy. They're not glamorous. They won't make you hot and sweaty when you hear them. But, they DO work. Learn more about the 5-Figure Formula here: https://5figureformula.com

Duration:00:14:04

JMS423: A Dead Simple Way to Beat Out More Experienced Freelancers For Clients

10/5/2020
I'll show you a super simple way to beat out even more experience freelancers for clients that doesn't require changing anything about YOU. You don't have to get more experience, a better portfolio, more client reviews or even become more talented. It's all in how you PRESENT your services -- that makes clients want to pick you over the thousands of other freelancers who offer the exact same service.

Duration:00:03:57

JMS422: The Nightmare-Inducing Freelancing Lesson From Coronavirus

4/25/2020
A lot of people think things are just going to go back to normal once this pandemic is over. But, as Maria Bartiromo points out, that's simply not the case. If anything, the Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating what was already happening with the digital economy. There ARE things you can do to not only survive the pandemic, but to come out the other stronger and poised to grow even bigger. That's what we discuss in this episode.

Duration:00:12:41

JMS421: Surviving Coronavirus

4/22/2020
Two years ago, I started making my life and my business "apocalypse-proof". Back then, I got laughed at. I had family members who called me crazy to my face. Today, they're not laughing. This episode I share the things I did to pandemic-proof my business and survive the Coronavirus.

Duration:00:12:08

JMS420: The Den of Thieves Conspiring Against Your Freelance Success

12/13/2019
“Change your math, change your business, change your life.” Those are the very first words in Dan Kennedy’s book, Almost Alchemy. So, too, as a freelancer. Your math often determines your outcomes. But, as Dan points out, there's a "gaggle" of folks out there try to obscure and confuse the truth in order to sell you their wares. This episode, we talk about those folks and the math that really matters.

Duration:00:08:22

JMS419: How to Seduce Potential Clients Into Hiring You

12/12/2019
Shortly after I divorced from my first wife, I found myself going down the rabbit hole of the online PUA/dating/seduction world. And, to be honest, it helped me in a lot of ways. A lot of weird stuff. A lot of stuff that I tried and it failed miserable. And, a few things that worked. I remarried, have 3 kids with my second wife and we're going on 14 years, now. In any case, when I started freelancing, I noticed the parallels between dating and selling. And, there's one "technique" I learned...

Duration:00:09:48

JMS418: The Next Time a Freelance Client Bitches About Your Rate

12/11/2019
Most people tend to equate skill with value with price. More skill, more value, more price. But, that's not always the case. And, it it has important implications for choosing what freelance services you should offer. Here's a better way to look at it.

Duration:00:06:36

JMS417: Freelancing Non-Secrets From Grumpy Ol' St. John

12/10/2019
“Universal truths”. That’s the inescapable reality of all this. Some people seem to think they can compartmentalize their success. Be a great developer, but a sh!@#y human being. Be a successful freelancer with a terrible work ethic. Etc.. Life doesn’t work that way.

Duration:00:05:28

JMS416: How to Become a Full-Time Freelancer

10/2/2019
I got this question from Ryan: "Thanks a lot for your resources online. I just want to hear your insight about job transition from a regular job to freelancing. Which is better? To quit a job and work full time as a web design freelancer/entrepreneur? Or start taking free project first while working on a regular job, and only quit when I already have paid projects? Or at least if you still remember when you started, how long it took before you get paid projects after offering free projects...

Duration:00:16:46

JMS415: How to Craft a Winning Freelance Proposal

9/18/2019
Creating proposals is the key selling activity for freelancers. It's like writing a sales letter for a copywriter. Or, building a pitch deck for a sales person. It's what makes or breaks you when getting hired. And, a lot of people will give you paint-by-numbers, step-by-step "systems" for writing proposals. And, that's great. But, I want to give you the "art" of creating winning proposals. Things I started learned way back in my days doing face-to-face sales and adapted to how I get...

Duration:00:13:08

JMS414: How to Become a 6-Figure Freelancer

9/12/2019
Make six figures as a freelancer? Gimme a break. Even just writing that in the subject line makes me want to vomit in my rum and Co-- I mean, coffee. You don't want wanna make six figures. You'll be over-worked and miserable. You have to sell your soul, ruin relationships and kiss your client's feet. Seriously, run away... That's what they say, anyway. It's so weird to me. Everybody wants it, but nobody wants to talk about it or admit it. And, the people who've done it get all sweaty and...

Duration:00:38:58

JMS413: Keep Pushy Clients In Check

9/3/2019
Every client will push try to push the scope of your freelance projects. It's rare to find one that won't. And, if you let them, not only will they walk all over you and take advantage... it can cause a project to fall apart and both sides end up unhappy. So, it's your job to manage scope. Not just for you, but for the client, as well. How? There's four things that you can do... from how you sell your services, through the project and even to months AFTER the project has ended to keep scope...

Duration:00:13:42

JMS412: 3 Criteria For to Find YOUR Freelance Niche

8/6/2019
The very first thing you need to do when you start freelancing is figure out what YOUR niche is. But, a lot of people miss the mark when explaining exactly what that is, why it's so important and how you know if you've got it right or not. So, that's what I'm going to give you in this episode... the 3 criteria to KNOW you've got the perfect niche FOR YOU.

Duration:00:19:57