Freelancing: Expanding from Gigs to Lucrative Business
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Freelancing: Expanding from Gigs to Lucrative Business

The ultimate guide to maximizing your freelance potential and making it a full business and career
4.5 (2 ratings)
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701 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Perry
Last updated 6/2016
English
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand all the business considerations common to freelancing including setup, financials, executing the work, and maintaining the business
  • Negotiate with clients successfully while working on each gig
  • Successfully manage your freelance clients, yourself, and continuing engagements
  • Expand their freelance business beyond just simple gigs, with ideas of expanding in six different ways
  • Take the next step in achieving advanced level success in freelancing
  • Find the best professional resources for the freelancer to improve their existing business
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Requirements
  • This is the third part of our freelancing course series. While those courses aren't required, they introduce the subject and cover excellence in freelance sales. This may be helpful to master before expanding your business
Description

This course is designed to get you thinking about the next level in your freelance career. Many people go from gig to gig without much consideration for how this becomes a full career and full business. 

We cover all the considerations you'll need to have in treating your freelancing as a real business and then expanding to its success potential. With a bit of extra thought and some ideas from people that have done it before, we want you to have all the resources to be successful. 

We'll cover negotiation, setting up and maintaining a business, managing your clients successfully, and give you tons of ideas/examples on how to expand to a larger, higher income business. 

This is the course to take if you're serious about freelancing and believe in yourself enough to take that next step. We want to be along for the journey!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is best for people that want to move beyond side gigs and create a long-lasting, lucrative business
  • People with a strong work ethic, open mind, ambition, and those craving innovation in their work will most enjoy this course
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
02:54:09
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Introduction
2 Lectures 08:45
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Considerations for the Business Side of Freelancing
4 Lectures 31:23

Starting a Freelance Business - Finance
06:02

Starting a Freelance Business - Transacting
07:19

Starting a Freelance Business - Maintaining
09:12
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Freelance Negotiation Best Pratices
3 Lectures 31:56
Negotiation Case Studies - Deliverables & Project Terms
11:24

Negotiation Case Studies - Continuing Work
10:21

Negotiation Case Studies - Post-Project
10:11
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Optimizing Your Freelance Gig Performance
3 Lectures 28:06
Managing Your Client
10:51

Managing Yourself as a Freelancer
09:42

The Art of Repeat Clients
07:33
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All the Ways to Expand Your Freelance Business
6 Lectures 27:14
Expanding Your Freelance Business - Quantity of Work
03:26

Expanding Your Freelance Business - People
03:26

Expanding Your Freelance Business - Capability
03:38

Expanding Your Freelance Business - Compensation
03:51

Expanding Your Freelance Business - Automation
04:29

Expanding Your Freelance Business - Other Business Models
08:24
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Expanding Your Freelance Business By Major Gig Type
7 Lectures 42:20
Expanding Your Freelance Business In... Content Writing
06:12

Expanding Your Freelance Business In... Marketing
05:41

Expanding Your Freelance Business In... Programming/Development
06:36

Expanding Your Freelance Business In... Design
06:22

Expanding Your Freelance Business In... Translaton
05:41

Expanding Your Freelance Business In... Administration
05:25

Expanding Your Freelance Business In... As-Needed Services
06:23
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Our Favorite Freelance Resources
1 Lecture 04:25
Freelance Resources That Can Help YOU
04:25
About the Instructor
Daniel Perry
4.3 Average rating
169 Reviews
7,178 Students
5 Courses
Innovating education and skill development for a more rewarding career!

I am currently founder and CEO of Reverse Tide, a company that helps people with more cost-effective and quality education options and how to use these to enhance their career. Prior to starting Reverse Tide, I was a strategy and operations consultant for PwC with a specialization in banking & finance.

My areas of expertise include education, banking, business strategy, economics, and career advice.