Be Your Own Boss: Launch a Fulfilling Freelancing Business

Learn the step-by-step strategies to launch a business using the skills you already have.
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

In Late 2011, I realized that if I stayed at my dead end restaurant job one more day, I was probably going to hang myself from the charming, antique oak rafters of the God-forsaken steakhouse.

Not to be grim — but that's simply how I felt.

All viable options at one point...

I wasn't in any serious danger of hurting myself (you don't need to email me...really). But I was EXTREMELY fed up.

I was so TIRED with being limited to a meager paycheck when everything I wanted to do with my life required two things I didn't have:

  • More free time
  • A lot more money

Now remember, this was 2011 and I'd just seen The Social Network. I was pretty juiced up, imagining that if I just had "the perfect idea"...or could somehow re-do everything and go to Harvard...I could be the next Zuckerberg and finally create something I loved that actually made money.

So I did a lot of meditating. And deep thinking. And agonizing. I was looking for that million-dollar idea. I prayed to a few different gods.

I even went to a psychic to help pull it out of me.

(Serious. Like...not a joke. I was looking for a screenshot of the receipt to show you, but my bank account won't go back that far.)

3 months later, I was still at the restaurant begrudgingly scooping butter balls into plastic ramekins for pre-diabetics who shouldn't have been eating that food anyway...when it hit me....

"I don't need to come up with a new idea. I can just do something I'm ALREADY good at."

It sounds like a shallow, obvious realization...but at the time, it was like it was like Harry Potter walked into my brain and turned the mother f***ing switch on.


If you don't get the reference, you're lamer than I am for making it

Fast forward to one year later and I'd started not one...but TWO profitable freelance businesses — a college admissions prep firm (offline) and a web design company (online).

Each generated THOUSANDS of dollars every month, while allowing me the freedom to schedule my life how I wanted. The restaurant was a distant memory.

Make Your First $1,000 Freelancing will teach you how to come up with a profitable idea, find high-paying clients and make steady, predictable income — even if you've never started a business before. You can use the in-depth strategies in this course to stack up money on the side...or even quit your job.

What are the requirements?

  • Computer
  • A Positive Attitude

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Step-by-Step Methods For Identifying Your Profitable Idea — Even if You Don’t Think You Have Any Valuable Skills
  • The Simple Solution For Overcoming Your Biggest Psychological Barriers To Success
  • Detailed Strategies for Finding and Pitching High-Paying Clients — Even if You Suck At Selling
  • Real Life Case Studies From Successful Negotiations — Including Actual Screenshots With Analysis
  • The Art of Ethical Persuasion — And How To Wield It Like A Pro
  • Proven Psychological Techniques For Negotiating Your Rate
  • The 4 Archetypes Of Freelance Failure — And How To Avoid Becoming One Of Them
  • Much More

Who is the target audience?

  • This material is more advanced that 90% of other courses and guides available on freelancing (both free stuff you’ll find on Google AND many paid courses) — but it’s suitable for both beginners and more experienced entrepreneurs who want to learn the powerful psychology and systems behind creating a consistently profitable freelance business.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome To The Course

Meet the instructor Daniel DiPiazza founder of, and get an overview of the course

Section 2: What To Expect From This Course
What You Will Learn
Real World Examples
My Promise To You
Free Bonus Content
Section 3: Getting Started Freelancing
What is Freelancing?
The Danger of Limiting Psychology
Identifying Your Profitable Skill
Validating Your Idea
Section 4: Warm Canvassing
How To Find Your First Client
Call Their Baby Ugliy
Ask Probing Questions
How To Add Value
The Presentation
Section 5: Overcoming Objections
The Art of Ethical Persuasion
Overcoming Price Objections
External Input
Section 6: Conclusion
4 Archetypes That Hold Most People Back
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Instructor Biography

Daniel DiPiazza, Founder of Rich20Something

Daniel DiPiazza is the Founder/CEO of Rich20Something, where he teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to become self-employed, create wealth and live better lives by launching their online start-ups. His blog Rich20Something is a firsthand account of what he's tried — including outrageous failures. He's been featured in several publications such as Time, Huffington post, and Entrepreneur.

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