If you’re a solo freelancer or consultant there’s a good chance that at some point you’ve at least considered hiring someone. Perhaps a contractor that you can delegate some pieces of the client work to, or a virtual assistant to help you with administration, bookkeeping, project management or any number of seemingly endless tasks involved in being your own boss.
Nathan Hirsch, is the founder of FreeeUp, a marketplace that specializes in pairing up freelance business owners with their ideal remote worker from anywhere around the world. He created a four-step vetting process based on his own hiring strategies in order to help other freelance entrepreneurs build and manage their own remote team. Whether you’ve just decided to scale your business or you’ve been working with a remote team for years, Nathan has advice for every stage of your business – starting with how to hire.
One of the best ways to find out if a freelancer is going to be successful is to see if they have implemented a repeatable system for finding clients, so they can always bring more business through the door as they need it. In this episode, Kurt Bullock discusses how to develop the skills to create perfect marketing funnels and how you can make Facebook’s algorithms work for you.
Kurt Bullock is the founder of The Produce Department where he helps Shopify store owners develop their technical marketing and sales skills. He used to be a record producer for MTV, so how did he get involved with Shopify? Freelance careers can take you on all sorts of professional adventures, but Kurt found his niche in marketing.
Tune in now and learn how you can build your own customer funnels and transform your freelance career for good!
Kurt Elster appeared on the show two years ago when it was just getting started. In Episode 8, Kurt shared how he was building a business as an e-commerce developer on Shopify. Now, two years later, Kurt is known as the “Shopify guy”. He’s tapped into a niche and content marketing in such a way that his business has vaulted to the next level, and Kurt has since worked with big-name clients like Penn & Teller and Jay Leno.
As is so often true, success and profit come from simplifying down and doing a few things really well, rather than trying to do everything for everyone. On today’s episode, Kurt is going to update us on how you can specialize in a niche to find the right kind of clients that will help you build your brand and your business.
Hannah Lowe Corman left her cushy corporate job as an investment banker to become the artist she always wanted to be. Today she creates beautifully tranquil paintings to de-stress her corporate peers.
Hannah paints a picture of what it’s like to start a creative freelance business from scratch. Not only does she have tips for things like pricing, budget, and marketing, she also shares exactly what it feels like to leave the comfort of a corporate job to take on the unpredictable exhilaration of freelancing.