The Guide to Freelancing in the Modern Gig Economy
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The Guide to Freelancing in the Modern Gig Economy

Freelancing Masterclass - The Thorough Guide to Profitable Freelancing
4.5 (140 ratings)
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Created by TJ Walker
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 4 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create and build a successful freelance business
  • Give yourself a raise-every year
  • Create a benefits package for yourself
  • Build a career for yourself better than any corporate position
  • Create long-term economic stability without fear of ever getting fired
Requirements
  • A desire to become a freelancer or become more successful at freelancing
Description

Freelancing is the future. Imagine having complete career independence where you set your own pay and work on your own terms. In the modern gig economy everybody either already is or soon could be a freelancer. The only question is, will you create a true freelancing business that supports your financial, professional and personal goals? Or will you slip into a reactive, low-paying, hand-to-mouth freelancing ghetto that many succumb to?

There are as many types of freelancing businesses as there are types of cars. Are you going to settle for the 20 year old jalopy or the brand new Maserati?

This course will teach you how to establish a strong foundation for your freelancing career so that you can continually grow, increase fees, attract better customers and clients, and command respect from all you deal with.

Whether you are an accidental freelancer or one entering the field on purpose, this course will provide you with shortcuts to success. Nothing good happens overnight, but you don't have to go through a multi-year, trial-and-error process before coming up with a system that works for you and your lifestyle.

Freelancing done poorly can make you end up feeling like an over-tired, stressed, impoverished indentured servant. Freelancing done the right way can give you a lifestyle of creative and professional control coupled with financial freedom.

What are you waiting for?

What will students achieve or be able to do after taking your course?

*Create and build a successful freelancing business

*Give yourself a raise-every year

*Create a benefits package for yourself

*Build a freelancing career for yourself better than any corporate position

*Create long-term economic stability without fear of ever getting fired


Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring freelancers
  • Current freelancers who wish to become more profitable and stable
  • Corporate executives looking for an exit strategy
  • Retirees looking to work on their own terms
  • Anyone tired of answering to one boss
  • Househusbands and housewives looking to return to professional life
Course content
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+ WE Are All Freelancers in the 21st Century
20 lectures 59:43

Learn why the Rule Number 1 of The Successful Freelancer Club, Never Talk About...

Preview 02:40

You Will Now Truly Know What Freelancing Is

Preview 00:57

Learn why this is The Golden Age of Freelancing is NOW

Preview 02:59
You Never Know When a Self-Promotional Opportunity Might Pop Up
02:16
Crashing the Barriers to Entry
04:39
Assignment: Testing Your Communication To Make Sure It Works.
01:08

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Exciting New Update to this Course
01:28
The Pros and Cons of Freelancing
01:32
For Better or Worse, Everyone Now Has a Global Reputation
03:09
In the Future, We Will All Be Freelancers and For More Than 15 Minutes
02:55

Learn how to obtain The Freelance Lifestyle Of Your Dreams

Preview 01:21
You WANT People to Tell You That You Are Too Expensive
11:18
Your ONE BIG Revenue Driver
06:32
The Best Time to Start a Freelance Business
02:38
Yes You CAN Have Full Benefits
01:59
The Exact Right Time to Quit Your Day Job
00:54

Learn the The Psychological Profile Of the Successful Freelancer

Preview 01:26
You Can Conquer Your Neighborhood, Your City, Your Country or the World
03:11
You Are NOT a Home-Based Business You Are A Customer-Based Business
02:48
Why Should You Listen to TJ Walker Talk About a Freelance Career
03:53
Why you should start a freelancing business
1 question
+ Selecting the Perfect Freelancing Niche for You
15 lectures 46:15

Learn how to Find Your Ideal Niche In the Freelance World

Preview 05:49
Finding the Best Markets
02:42
Positioning Your World class Expertise
01:28
Saving Your Clients Time and Pain Will Bring You Prosperity
02:04
Unlocking Secrets of Your Niche By Talking to Your Competitors
02:29
Unless You Are Growing Corn You Must Avoid Being a Commodity
01:13
Being Number 1 Isn't Just a Sporting Chant
06:11
Finding the Right Evergreen Niche
02:55
Avoiding the Discount Bin
06:03
Finding What Is Truly Distinctive About You
03:37
Meeting the Low-End Market With Inexpensive Products, But Not Your Time
02:21
Make Sure You Are Happy To Talk About Your Niche
02:16
Specialize Specialize Specialize
04:16
Selling Service or Selling Products or Selling Both
01:30
Passing the Friends and Family Test
01:21
Determining the best niche for you.
1 question
+ Become a True Expert in Your Field
6 lectures 11:17
Quickly Becoming a True Expert
04:13
Creating a Cycle of Constant Improvement
02:43
Get to Know Your Role Model
00:49
Follow Your Friendly and Unfriendly Competitors
01:58
Master of Opposition Research
01:01
The Constant Creative Difference
00:33
Building your knowledge base
1 question
+ The World MUST Know Where and How to Find You
16 lectures 51:33
Your REAL Job Is NOT What You Think It Is
02:22
Yes, Even a One Person Freelance Business Needs a Website
05:08
Learn Where Successful Freelancers In Your Field Do Their Marketing
01:20
Painting a Picture of Your Ideal Buyer
03:01
Advanced Marketing Tip Create Video Proposals for Clients
03:10
The Ultimate Marketing Tool for Your Freelance Business Being a Public Speaker
03:29
Know Where Your Customers Hang Out and Then Hang Out There Too
03:27
Crawl Into the Skin of Your Customer
01:35
Getting Other People to Sing Your Praises
02:11
Finding the Pond Where Your Customers Go Fishing
03:13
Selling to Corporations or Consumers, Making the Right Bet
05:09
Pushing the Right Buttons With Your Clients
05:10
An Elevator Pitch That Gets You to The Top Floor
03:57
The World Is Your Oyster AND Your Client Base
02:53
The Boring Database Best Friend
04:02
The Ultimate Secret Marketing Tool Extremely Happy Customers Who Can't Stop
01:26

Choosing marketing options

Marketing Choices
1 question
+ Curing Technophobia Once and For All
6 lectures 17:49
If You Can Use a Toaster or a Cell Phone, You Are a Technology Expert
07:08
Skype Your Way Into Clients' Hearts
02:30
Google Adwords On a Tight, Focused Budget
01:46
Simple Talking Head Video To Spread Your Message
02:56
SEO Working For You and Not Against You
03:15
Your Specific Technology Needs
00:14
+ You Are A Media Company
14 lectures 01:57:28
Become a Content Machine Quickly and Easily
01:52
Using Your Content to Spin Gold, Not Just Spin Your Wheels
03:12
Writing a Book Won't Make You Rich And Famous, But It Will Decrease Your Chances
05:47
Gaining Expertise Through YouTube and Podcasts
01:47
The Lazy Easy Way to Make Content for Your Freelance Business
02:17
Creating Content Regularly Forces You to Grow and Improve
02:18
YouTube Your Way to Higher fees and Steady Clients
06:03
Going From Social Media Time Suck to Social Media Strategy
01:53
Blogging Your Way to Higher Paying Clients
02:01
Email Newsletters Are Old, Boring AND Effective
04:35
Make Money By Teaching Others How To Do What You Do - Online
04:41
Here is an Example of a Long Video I Use to Market my Freelance Media Training
53:54
Here Is Another Example of Long-form YouTube Video I have used to Generate Leads
26:51
Start Your Media Company Today
00:17
+ Getting Paid Want You Want and Deserve
7 lectures 36:07
Getting Paid The Nuts and Bolts Of Your Freelance Business
03:21
The Nastiest Word In the World Discount
06:49
Getting It In Writing If You Really Want to Get Paid
13:54
The Price is Right
01:49
Make It Really Easy For Your Clients to Pay You
03:09
Give Yourself a Pay Raise Every Single Year
04:24
Training and Firing Your Clients
02:41
Clarifying Your Business Objective
1 question
+ Nobody Will Ever Think of You as a Flake
8 lectures 30:52
Avoid Being Seen as a Flake
02:50
Your Marketing and Branding Doesn't Stop Once the Customer Has Hired You
02:35
Why a Business Card Isn't Just for Old Fogeys
04:26
Being Professional And Avoiding the Flake Label
01:26
Here Is How You Look the Part
04:24
Saving What Your Clients Value More Than Even Money Their Time
05:06
Communicate the Way Your Customers Want to Communicate Not How You Like to
06:18
Creating a Workflow for Yourself and Your Clients
03:47
+ Mastering the Blank Calendar
1 lecture 08:00
Secrets To Filling An Empty Calendar
08:00
+ These Nuts and Bolts Will Make You Sink or Swim
6 lectures 26:37
Accountants and Bookkeepers Will Save You Money
04:22
Count Every Single Penny In and Out of Your Business
02:19
Financial Advisers For a Strong Foundation
01:59
The Most Successful Freelancers Use Freelancers
03:48
The Biggest Mistakes You Don't Want to Make
09:06
Update - You Should Get on the TikTok App Now
05:03