Freelance Transformation: Find higher-paying projects, work less, and get rid of the stress

Freelance Transformation: Find higher-paying projects, work less, and get rid of the stress
By Matt Inglot
About this podcast
Learn how to win clients and build the freelance business of your dreams. Matt Inglot, agency owner and freelance coach, interviews top freelancers and agency owners on EXACTLY how they run their service business. Learn how top freelancers win clients, charge higher rates, and build a freedom-based lifestyle through their business. Guests have included Alan Weiss, Michael Port, Brennan Dunn, Jason Swenk, Noah Fleming, Jonathan Stark, and many more.
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Latest episodes
Feb. 19, 2018
Jane Portman, founder of UI Breakfast, is an amazing UI/UX consultant who loves helping entrepreneurs perfect their SAS systems online and on mobile. She’s also an ace at productizing her skills. Productized consulting is a way to simplify your services and your rates in order to better serve your clients by offering them in neat, pre-priced packages. Jane is on this episode of the Freelance Transformation podcast all the way from Russia! To discuss how productizing her own skillset helped her build her business and reach out to the kinds of clients she truly loves working with.
Feb. 12, 2018
Are you thinking about hiring a virtual assistant but you're not sure where to start, or when might be a good time to do so? Fortunately for the modern-day freelancer and business owner, the advancements in technology and the internet have made it possible for businesses to flourish in the online environment. This means that you are now able to choose from a gigantic pool of candidates to help you with your business. Part-time, full-time, flex time? No problem. Hiring a virtual assistant gives you the opportunity to do the things that you do best in your business. You are able to outsource the tasks that are a time-suck and the things that often fall to the bottom of your to-do list.  On this episode, we are lucky to have Gina Horkey, Founder of Horkey HandBook, back on the show. On episode 45, Gina spoke about how you could hire and work with a virtual assistant, and she is back with more awesome advice and to help you take that first step to hiring your first assistant.
Jan. 29, 2018
We can’t all be organized all of the time. Sometimes our businesses get away from us, and we are consumed by all the little things we need to do to keep our business running. But you don’t have to let your freelance career consume you or your free time. If you’re struggling to find that work-life balance, this episode of The Freelance Transformation Podcast is for you. Susan Fennema a project managing genius. She is the CEO of Beyond the Chaos, and she helps freelancers reclaim their lives. She has tips and tricks to help you keep track of all the little details, and we discuss the strategies she uses to help freelancers put systems in place to run a better business.
Jan. 22, 2018
Back in 2005, Jeff Sauer was teaching himself SEO when most businesses didn't even know what the heck that was. He realized he could combine this niche work with his computer science degree, and he turned his side hustle into a full-time career in only one year’s time. Today, Jeff is a digital marketer who teaches his secrets to university students and consults freelancers online. He has learned how to grow and scale a freelance business because he just so happened to stumble upon the magic formula using his own business model.
Jan. 15, 2018
Every freelancer needs a personal finance strategy in order to protect their income and their future investments, including retirement. But where do you start your financial planning when you’re just starting your freelance career? Jessica Moorhouse discusses a three-step framework that will help you get your finances in order. Jessica is a millennial money expert. She is a personal finance blogger and podcast host who teaches millennials and freelancers alike how to manage their finances. On this episode, she breaks down the common misconceptions about finance and talks about what it really means to manage your freelance income.
Jan. 8, 2018
If you’re trying to figure out your financial goals for 2018, remember that you are a freelancer. You’re not an employee. You are the boss of your own business, and that comes with its own unique challenges and financial burdens. Andy is a UI/UX design director and the creator of Harpoon, a finance management app for freelancers. He’s tested out his own financial theories, and he’s here today to talk about goal-based financial planning, and how this strategy can help you meet your financial goals this year.
Jan. 1, 2018
Happy New Year! Welcome to a special New Year's episode where we will discuss 5 things that you can do to boost your freelancing income in 2018. The suggested five changes were inspired by past interviews conducted on this podcast, as well as a few of Matt's own mistakes and triumphs. These are things that have consistently been seen to create a significant impact on the businesses of the guests on this podcast, the students of Freelance Start and, of course, of Matt himself.
Dec. 25, 2017
2018 is right around the corner! Are there any big life changes coming your way? Could this be the year when you actually quit (or lose) your job and start your own freelancing business? Jason Swett, a programmer and app developer, survived the worst-case scenario during his very first year as a freelancer. He has some entertaining stories, followed by some great advice on how you might be able to survive your own “firsts” as a full-time freelancer.
Dec. 18, 2017
Austin Felton is a unique freelancer who used his consulting business to fund his product business. He’s the creator of Entrecloud, a WordPress hosting software, and this product was inspired by his first consulting clients. While consulting influential entrepreneurs, Austin had the opportunity to ask clients directly what they were looking for and he tapped into a niche market that he could deliver to.
Dec. 11, 2017
Given the wealth of professional information that LinkedIn has about its users, including job titles, companies they work for, skills, industries, etc. It’s a natural fit when you are trying to market to companies, especially when selling higher priced services, and especially if you follow the best practices to build a successful LinkedIn ad campaign. AJ’s Wilcox of B2Linked specializes exclusively in helping B2B businesses to find customers with LinkedIn ads. That being said, AJ’s business is one of a kind in its focus toward creating ad campaigns with LinkedIn. His strategy will help you use LinkedIn in a new way and encourage you to niche down your freelancing business and teach you how to get in touch with more people who absolutely need your services.