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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.

Scaling Freelance Sean Crowe

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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.

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

    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




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

    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




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

    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







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

    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





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

    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


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

    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


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    • 29 min

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