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Scaling Freelance is all about the business side of freelancing. We uncover the tips, tricks, and strategies from the most successful freelancers around the world. The freedom of working for yourself, setting your own schedule, and making tons of money doing it is incredible. Let’s do this together.Each week we release interviews with the best freelancers in the world. We talk about real monthly revenue numbers, growth strategies, work/life integration, and the secrets that top freelancers keep to themselves that make them so successful.

Latest Episodes

023: How getting kicked off Upwork catapulted her freelancer career w/ Heather Deveaux

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Our guest today is Heather Deveaux - an experienced adult-learning specialist. She has designed and delivered programming an a ton of different topics. She works as a full-time freelance writer and business coach that teaches others to make money as a freelancer. Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Revenue: $18k 2. The Big Leap, You are a Badass 3. Canva, Buffer 4. KA Social Media heatherdeveaux.com thefreelancewritingschool.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

29 minAPR 15
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023: How getting kicked off Upwork catapulted her freelancer career w/ Heather Deveaux

022: Why this freelancer curates a local community of 300 female leaders w/ Jennah Lear

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Our guest today is Jennah Lear, the owner of Blue Loui Studio - a brand strategy studio that helps purpose driven female entrepreneurs create a brand to attract clients. Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Best Month: $21k 2. Big Magic, You Are a Badass, You Are a Badass at Making Money 3. Adobe Suite, PayPal, Zoom, Moonclerk 4. Andy J. Pizza bluelouistudio.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

26 minAPR 8
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022: Why this freelancer curates a local community of 300 female leaders w/ Jennah Lear

021: How connecting with others (and NOT pitching them) can get you more clients w/ Josiah Mory

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Josiah is an iOS developer, consultant, and bass player that helps e-commerce Shopify stores convert more sales. He's helped multiple clients scale to 5x their conversion rates. Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Best month of revenue: $8k-ish 2. The War of Art, Nobody Wants to Read Your Shit 3. Calendly, Todoist 4. Phillip Morgan, Jonathon Stark --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

31 minAPR 1
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021: How connecting with others (and NOT pitching them) can get you more clients w/ Josiah Mory

020: How this freelance marketing wizard is using LinkedIn to get clients w/ Ronnie Kassiff

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Best month revenue: $20k 2. Book Recs: Traction by Gino Wickman 3. Software Recs: Hubspot, InfusionSoft, Zapier 4. People to Follow: Greg Jenkins at MonkeyPod Marketing Ronnie Kassiff rkinboundmarketing.com hello@rkinboundmarketing.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

28 minMAR 25
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020: How this freelance marketing wizard is using LinkedIn to get clients w/ Ronnie Kassiff

019: How this freelancer makes $120k a year w/ RJ McCollam

Topics we covered: The biggest step in any freelancers career is the step into full-time How RJ figured out how to freelance full-time with no plan How a fake job-listing led to meeting his business partner What it means to scale out instead of scaling up How RJ implements retainer contracts The benefits of having an accountant and being an S-corp Freelancer Fav Five: Bests month of revenue: $18k Book Recommendations: None Software Tools: Buddy (deployments) People to Follow: Justin Jackson Guest Info: RJ McCollam The Freelance Podcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

30 minFEB 19
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019: How this freelancer makes $120k a year w/ RJ McCollam

018: How this freelance writer got her work in the New York Times w/ Kat Boogaard

Our guest on the show today is Kat Boogaard! Kat is full-time freelance writer and focuses on crafting online content related to careers, productivity, and entrepreneurship. Topics we cover: Full-time freelance writer for 5 years! Transitioning from full-time job to full-time freelancing How to boost referrals to land project Cold email and cold pitching How Kat sets her rates as a freelance writer The importance of having a niche Freelance Fav Five: Best month of revenue: $12,000 Book Recommendations: Tell Me More Software: Quickbooks Online, Mailchimp, Toggl Inspirations: Abby Wolfe, Kaleigh Moore, Maddy Osman Guest Info: Kat Boogaard - KatBoogaard.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

29 minFEB 12
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018: How this freelance writer got her work in the New York Times w/ Kat Boogaard

017: Going from $500 websites to $50k deals w/ John Wons

Show Notes Our guest today is Jon Wons! John is a Digital Marketing Enabler. He helps family-owned businesses to brand, market and ignite their digital footprint. Topics we cover: Chicago neighborhoods ;) Team structure for his freelance business Transitioning from full-time job to full-time freelance 2-3 month plan for his freelance business Why Jon asks for 1-year commitments from his clients Why doing good work is invaluable to growing your freelance business. Freelancer Fav Five: Revenue $75k (April 2019) Books Company of One by Paul Jarvis How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Quench your thirst by Jim Koch Software WebFlow to build all websites Canva QBO Dropbox Nearbynow for SEO People Business and Biceps Podcast Focus Three Podcast Younger self Always move forward! Guest Info: John Wons designwons.com IG: @ontheroadwithwons --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

33 minFEB 5
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017: Going from $500 websites to $50k deals w/ John Wons

016: This consultants plan to hit $150k in revenue this year w/ Raj Nathan

Show Notes Our guest today is Raj Nathan. Raj is a hype-consultant, keynote speaker and rap artist. Basically, he consults with startups to help them pitch better. Topics we cover How Raj helps startups not suck How he got into consulting Why it's so dangerous to NOT label things as failures Freelancer Fav Five Revenue $15k (maybe $45k ) Books Shoe Dog by Phil Knight Software Calendly, Zoom, Mailtrack.io People Daniel DiPiazza Guest Info Raj Nathan http://startuphypeman.com https://www.startuphypeman.com/podcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

30 minJAN 22
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016: This consultants plan to hit $150k in revenue this year w/ Raj Nathan

015: How joining Facebook groups was game changing for her freelance business w/ Noelle Steegs

Our guest freelancer today is Noelle Steegs! She's a full-time wordpress web developer focusing on the Divi theme. Her work supports her digital nomad lifestyle as she travels all around the world. Topics we cover: How Noelle made the shift to working remote and eventually completely nomadic. Her recommendations on how to transition into full-time freelancing. How joining facebook groups changed her freelancing career. Value-based pricing vs hourly based pricing Freelancer Fav Five: $5k Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss Freshbooks for Time Tracking and Invoicing Rodolfo Melogli from businessbloomer.com Guest Info: Noelle Steegs http://noellesteegs.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

28 minJAN 15
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015: How joining Facebook groups was game changing for her freelance business w/ Noelle Steegs

014: Why she quit her high paying job to become a freelancer w/ Christine Lieu

Our guest freelancer today is Christine Lieu! She is a graphic designer that traded in climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains around the world. Topics we cover: Started out owning an apparel brand Importance of transparency with clients What it's like quitting a great job How she found her first few clients How she's getting conversions on instagram Value-based pricing vs Hourly Eat the Frog! Work out of co-working spaces to beat loneliness Freelancer Fav Five: Best monthly revenue: $13k!! Book Recommendations: Happiness Equation Software Recs: Asana Adobe Influences: Make Lemonade Co-working Connection Collective Co. Katy the copywriter Guest Info: Christine Lieu https://www.christineldesigns.com https://instagram.com/_clieu --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

31 minJAN 8
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014: Why she quit her high paying job to become a freelancer w/ Christine Lieu

Latest Episodes

023: How getting kicked off Upwork catapulted her freelancer career w/ Heather Deveaux

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Our guest today is Heather Deveaux - an experienced adult-learning specialist. She has designed and delivered programming an a ton of different topics. She works as a full-time freelance writer and business coach that teaches others to make money as a freelancer. Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Revenue: $18k 2. The Big Leap, You are a Badass 3. Canva, Buffer 4. KA Social Media heatherdeveaux.com thefreelancewritingschool.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

29 minAPR 15
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023: How getting kicked off Upwork catapulted her freelancer career w/ Heather Deveaux

022: Why this freelancer curates a local community of 300 female leaders w/ Jennah Lear

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Our guest today is Jennah Lear, the owner of Blue Loui Studio - a brand strategy studio that helps purpose driven female entrepreneurs create a brand to attract clients. Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Best Month: $21k 2. Big Magic, You Are a Badass, You Are a Badass at Making Money 3. Adobe Suite, PayPal, Zoom, Moonclerk 4. Andy J. Pizza bluelouistudio.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

26 minAPR 8
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022: Why this freelancer curates a local community of 300 female leaders w/ Jennah Lear

021: How connecting with others (and NOT pitching them) can get you more clients w/ Josiah Mory

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Josiah is an iOS developer, consultant, and bass player that helps e-commerce Shopify stores convert more sales. He's helped multiple clients scale to 5x their conversion rates. Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Best month of revenue: $8k-ish 2. The War of Art, Nobody Wants to Read Your Shit 3. Calendly, Todoist 4. Phillip Morgan, Jonathon Stark --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

31 minAPR 1
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021: How connecting with others (and NOT pitching them) can get you more clients w/ Josiah Mory

020: How this freelance marketing wizard is using LinkedIn to get clients w/ Ronnie Kassiff

Scaling Freelance by Devscale Freelancer Fav Five: 1. Best month revenue: $20k 2. Book Recs: Traction by Gino Wickman 3. Software Recs: Hubspot, InfusionSoft, Zapier 4. People to Follow: Greg Jenkins at MonkeyPod Marketing Ronnie Kassiff rkinboundmarketing.com hello@rkinboundmarketing.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

28 minMAR 25
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020: How this freelance marketing wizard is using LinkedIn to get clients w/ Ronnie Kassiff

019: How this freelancer makes $120k a year w/ RJ McCollam

Topics we covered: The biggest step in any freelancers career is the step into full-time How RJ figured out how to freelance full-time with no plan How a fake job-listing led to meeting his business partner What it means to scale out instead of scaling up How RJ implements retainer contracts The benefits of having an accountant and being an S-corp Freelancer Fav Five: Bests month of revenue: $18k Book Recommendations: None Software Tools: Buddy (deployments) People to Follow: Justin Jackson Guest Info: RJ McCollam The Freelance Podcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

30 minFEB 19
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019: How this freelancer makes $120k a year w/ RJ McCollam

018: How this freelance writer got her work in the New York Times w/ Kat Boogaard

Our guest on the show today is Kat Boogaard! Kat is full-time freelance writer and focuses on crafting online content related to careers, productivity, and entrepreneurship. Topics we cover: Full-time freelance writer for 5 years! Transitioning from full-time job to full-time freelancing How to boost referrals to land project Cold email and cold pitching How Kat sets her rates as a freelance writer The importance of having a niche Freelance Fav Five: Best month of revenue: $12,000 Book Recommendations: Tell Me More Software: Quickbooks Online, Mailchimp, Toggl Inspirations: Abby Wolfe, Kaleigh Moore, Maddy Osman Guest Info: Kat Boogaard - KatBoogaard.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

29 minFEB 12
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018: How this freelance writer got her work in the New York Times w/ Kat Boogaard

017: Going from $500 websites to $50k deals w/ John Wons

Show Notes Our guest today is Jon Wons! John is a Digital Marketing Enabler. He helps family-owned businesses to brand, market and ignite their digital footprint. Topics we cover: Chicago neighborhoods ;) Team structure for his freelance business Transitioning from full-time job to full-time freelance 2-3 month plan for his freelance business Why Jon asks for 1-year commitments from his clients Why doing good work is invaluable to growing your freelance business. Freelancer Fav Five: Revenue $75k (April 2019) Books Company of One by Paul Jarvis How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Quench your thirst by Jim Koch Software WebFlow to build all websites Canva QBO Dropbox Nearbynow for SEO People Business and Biceps Podcast Focus Three Podcast Younger self Always move forward! Guest Info: John Wons designwons.com IG: @ontheroadwithwons --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

33 minFEB 5
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017: Going from $500 websites to $50k deals w/ John Wons

016: This consultants plan to hit $150k in revenue this year w/ Raj Nathan

Show Notes Our guest today is Raj Nathan. Raj is a hype-consultant, keynote speaker and rap artist. Basically, he consults with startups to help them pitch better. Topics we cover How Raj helps startups not suck How he got into consulting Why it's so dangerous to NOT label things as failures Freelancer Fav Five Revenue $15k (maybe $45k ) Books Shoe Dog by Phil Knight Software Calendly, Zoom, Mailtrack.io People Daniel DiPiazza Guest Info Raj Nathan http://startuphypeman.com https://www.startuphypeman.com/podcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

30 minJAN 22
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016: This consultants plan to hit $150k in revenue this year w/ Raj Nathan

015: How joining Facebook groups was game changing for her freelance business w/ Noelle Steegs

Our guest freelancer today is Noelle Steegs! She's a full-time wordpress web developer focusing on the Divi theme. Her work supports her digital nomad lifestyle as she travels all around the world. Topics we cover: How Noelle made the shift to working remote and eventually completely nomadic. Her recommendations on how to transition into full-time freelancing. How joining facebook groups changed her freelancing career. Value-based pricing vs hourly based pricing Freelancer Fav Five: $5k Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss Freshbooks for Time Tracking and Invoicing Rodolfo Melogli from businessbloomer.com Guest Info: Noelle Steegs http://noellesteegs.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

28 minJAN 15
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015: How joining Facebook groups was game changing for her freelance business w/ Noelle Steegs

014: Why she quit her high paying job to become a freelancer w/ Christine Lieu

Our guest freelancer today is Christine Lieu! She is a graphic designer that traded in climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains around the world. Topics we cover: Started out owning an apparel brand Importance of transparency with clients What it's like quitting a great job How she found her first few clients How she's getting conversions on instagram Value-based pricing vs Hourly Eat the Frog! Work out of co-working spaces to beat loneliness Freelancer Fav Five: Best monthly revenue: $13k!! Book Recommendations: Happiness Equation Software Recs: Asana Adobe Influences: Make Lemonade Co-working Connection Collective Co. Katy the copywriter Guest Info: Christine Lieu https://www.christineldesigns.com https://instagram.com/_clieu --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scaling-freelance/message

31 minJAN 8
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014: Why she quit her high paying job to become a freelancer w/ Christine Lieu
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