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In a world of cubicles, office hours, arbitrary deadlines and unproductive meetings, more and more people are choosing to reclaim their work experience.  Different as night and day, a brother and sister compare notes on their success navigating the world of business as a solo lawyer and freelance marketing consultant. Join Rob and Sara as they learn from each other and strive to make hay while the sun shines.

Unfederated Rob Bettis & Sara Sharp

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In a world of cubicles, office hours, arbitrary deadlines and unproductive meetings, more and more people are choosing to reclaim their work experience.  Different as night and day, a brother and sister compare notes on their success navigating the world of business as a solo lawyer and freelance marketing consultant. Join Rob and Sara as they learn from each other and strive to make hay while the sun shines.

    The Royal We

    The Royal We

    As Rob closed out 2019, he started to think about how he could focus his business on a specific mission. This week he works through that process with Sara as he seeks to grow his business by focusing on offering less.
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    • 37 min
    Way Too Stirrup-y

    Way Too Stirrup-y

    Rob and Sara are back with major life changes. Rob's wife regrets not having an office, Sara had a baby but figured out a way to send month-end invoices from the hospital bed. They work through what it's like for a first time mother who's headed back to work.
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    • 33 min
    Last Lady Standing

    Last Lady Standing

    In this episode, Rob and Sara talk about their upcoming life changes, and how the show is going to respond.
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    • 11 min
    All The Things

    All The Things

    Rob interviews Amy Walters about her journey from a traditional job to a multi-faceted creative & marketing career.
    Special Guest: Amy Walters.
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    • 43 min
    Determining "What's Next?"

    Determining "What's Next?"

    In this episode, Rob and Sara discuss the pros and cons of grocery delivery (especially on vacation). They then transition into looking at the future of your industry. How can freelancers build habits to be more nimble than bigger firms so they can be ready when trends change?
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    • 37 min
    Quantifying Your Services To Your Customers

    Quantifying Your Services To Your Customers

    Rob gets things broken by the very person who shouldn't be doing that. Sara and Rob have a detailed discussion about how to quantify yourself and your services to your customers. Some businesses lend themselves well to this, but others do not. Is a case study a valuable resource for freelancers to build? As you build your book of business, think through how you'll quantify your success to future clients.
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    Fakespot | Analyze and identify fake reviews and counterfeitsReviewMeta.com - Amazon Review CheckerRob Bettis | Marketing Consultant & Freelance PPC Manager

    • 45 min

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