Freelance Foundations: Help for Freelancers
By Trevor Twining
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Host Trevor Twining leads freelancers through the hazards of running a thriving freelance practice. There’s a never-ending supply of topics for this show because there’s always something to learn as freelancers. Whether it’s how to set your rate, sell a client, or keep all the balls in the air, Twining’s twenty years’ experience helps listeners build better practices and earn more. The show features a collection of interviews, deep-dive walkthrough conversations, and how-to segments to provide the most direct approach to learning a specific freelance topic.
||CleanNaPodPoMo Day 6: How do beginners get work on Upwork or Fiverr?||For #NaPodPomo today I answer the question: How do I get work on Freelancer, Fiverr, etc., as a beginner? I don’t have any client endorsements or past projects to show. How do I convince clients to give me projects? The question was asked both on Q||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaPodPoMo Day 5: As a freelancer, how do you deal with agencies who break their own contracts?||It’s National Podcast Posting Month! Today, I answer the question: As a freelancer, how do you deal with big agencies that require you to adhere to the contract but violate it themselves all the time (payment dates for example)? The question was as||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaPodPoMo Day 4: Are you ever tempted to give freelancing up for the security of regular employment?||Today, for National Podcast Posting Month I answer the question: As a freelancer, are you ever tempted to give it up for the security of regular 9-5 employment? The question was asked both on Quora and by a colleague of mine in Cowork Niagara, the cowo||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaPodPoMo Day 3: How can I start Freelancing without any experience?||Today’s NaPodPoMo episode is about how to start freelancing without any experience. Thanks to this quora post for the initial inspiration, Remember if you have a question you can just email me and I’ll add it to the list.||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaPodPoMo Ask a Freelancer: How would you define a toxic client?||Today’s NaPodPoMo episode is about toxic clients. Here’s some red flags I use to identify them. Thanks to this quora post for the initial inspiration, and Laura Lange from the CTBS podcast group on Facebook. Remember if you have a question yo||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaPodPoMo Ask a Freelancer Day 1: Are there freelance sites that just ‘give’ me gigs?||November is NAtional PODcast POsting MOnth, or NaPodPoMo for short! This month I’m doing an episode EVERY DAY that answers a commonly asked freelance question. This week’s question is: Are there any freelance websites that I can get gigs imme||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQualifying like a CHAMP: Freelance Lead Qualification||This week we’re talking about lead qualification. How do you know that someone you’re interested in working with is into working with you? You qualify that interest. We use a framework I discovered some time ago. While I walk through the fram||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo more accidents! Accidental selling in a Freelance Practice||Want to know the secret of a stable freelance income? Listen to today’s episode about accidentally selling. Did you have an accidental sale? Tell us your story at firstname.lastname@example.org||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Married Before Kissing: Freelance Sales Gone Wonky||In this episode, I talk about how freelancers try to close the sale too soon, and we look at a shift in mindset from an unexpected source. Links To my favourite all-time book on sales: Dan Pink’s To Sell is Human Laura Lange’s podcast The Pea||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFreelancing Pledge 2018: A Labour Day Special||Happy Labour Day, folks. I tried something a bit different, and blogged about ways to support the Freelancer movement. Then I recorded it as a podcast. This is the result. I hope you enjoy it! Let me know about your #freelancepledge on social or email m||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSmooth Moves: Starting with process improvement for Freelance practices||TBA||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: Full interview with Laura Hughes, Empath Coach||Here’s the full interview I did with empath coach and educator Laura Hughes. Laura’s practice is based in Niagara, Canada.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing empathy to build a stronger freelance practice||This week’s topic is about empathy. Links to show content. Laura Hughes, Empath Coach (FULL INTERVIEW AVAILABLE THURSDAY) To Sell Is Human, by Dan Pink Excerpt from an interview with Dr. Noreen Tehrani Ep1, Season 2 of Walk the Talk podcast, hoste||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS EPISODE: Interview with Hector Kolonas about Freelancers Who Cowork||In our first ever bonus episode, I had a chance to interview Hector Kolonas from Included.co about his new project FreelancersWhoCowork.com||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFreelancer Curry: Essential Ingredients for a Freelance Practice||You can contact me at email@example.com Yes I have a newsletter. You can subscribe to it at https://trevortwining.me/subscribe Freelancers who Cowork You can listen to my full interview with him as a bonus episode in the feed (UPDATED. Link to the Bon||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFreelancers Getting Paid: Stories, Tips and Tactics||Freelancer nonpayment is theft Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of Freelance Foundations. This week we’re talking about freelancer’s getting paid. It’s a big problem for any freelancing practice because it hobbles our a||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow habits and discipline support your Freelancing||Thanks for listening to episode 2 of the Freelance Foundations podcast on the OuiShare Radio Network. Today we’re talking about discipline and habits and how they relate to freelancing. Freelancing news stories This is a new segment for the show, s||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFreelance Rates: what’s in yours?||Setting your freelance rate is one of the most important things you’ll do in your practice. But it’s more than just getting started with an hourly amount and some expenses. When I help freelancers set their rates, we go through figuring out a||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A Must-listen if you freelance or plan to
Freelance Foundations tackles some of the very things that prevent independent workers from succeeding and it's done with empathy and optimism. If you have a freelance practice or are thinking of starting one, you'll get great advice to help you succeed.