Seth Godin's Freelancer Course
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Seth Godin's Freelancer Course

Become Remarkable, Find Better Clients, and Do Work That Matters
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4.7 (3,346 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
22,215 students enrolled
Created by Seth Godin
Last updated 6/2015
English
English
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 14 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Master how to make your work unique, create a well-known brand, find clients, and increase demand for your products or services
  • Understand what it takes to be more than the average freelancer
  • Turn professional and make a commitment to finding better clients and doing better work
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Requirements
  • No requirements! Just motivation to be your own boss and do great work that makes a difference
Description

Contents and Overview

This course begins with an introduction into what it means to be a freelancer, regardless of what industry you work in.

You'll realize that you have the opportunity to take control of your career, regardless of your previous experience, by seeing the world the way your clients do.

Seth walks you through choosing your clients and how to be at the right place at the right time to find them. By pushing yourself to produce remarkable work, the clients will start coming to you.

Each short, intense (and sometimes funny) lecture helps you identify ways to build your reputation and promote your business so you can step out of invisibility. You'll make your work more valuable, and you'll know how to price your work to attract and retain clients.

You have the opportunity to become a well-known specialist in your field. You'll learn the foundation that consistently generates client leads that translate into a higher freelancer income.

Also included: In-depth answers to FAQs that Seth has collected from his audience in preparation for this course. The FAQs will help clarify common concerns that freelancers have, as well as provide insight into overcoming everyday challenges.

Throughout the course, you'll have the opportunity to complete exercises that will help you forge a path you can easily follow. You'll get as much out of this course as you choose to put into it.

By the end of this course, you'll know what you need to do to pave your way towards a more lucrative and fulfilling freelancing career. You'll be confident enough to be your own boss, and you'll know how to put your goals in motion.

Whether you're currently freelancing full-time or you're stuck in a job that you want to get out of, Seth shows you what it takes to be an accomplished freelancer—or, as he calls it, “a warrior without a king."

Who is the target audience?
  • Current freelancers who want to build and differentiate their businesses
  • Anyone interested in becoming a professional freelancer
  • This is not a course for people who seek shortcuts, guaranteed results and an easy path
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Curriculum For This Course
87 Lectures
02:59:20
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How to move up
8 Lectures 13:03


Moving up the ladder
01:26

Weaving a braid
01:04

Exercise - Who are you
3 pages

5 kinds of freelancing
04:24

Are you unmistakable?
01:03

Exercise - What do you provide
1 page
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Building assets
5 Lectures 08:03
Different forms of merit
02:28

Exercise - 10 things you deliver to your client
1 page

FAQ: Fear of rejection
02:33

Building your assets
03:02

Exercise - Rank Yourself
1 page
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Managing clients
5 Lectures 12:54
Choose your customers
01:36

FAQ: Firing a client
01:40

FAQ: Questions to ask a new client
03:08


FAQ: When a client disagrees with your vision
03:20
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Strategies you choose
4 Lectures 08:57
Right place right time
01:19

Get subscribers
02:16

Two words in 'I'
03:00

FAQ: Building a name as a new freelancer
02:22
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Storytelling
7 Lectures 13:22
The 4 principles of storytelling
02:43

Exercise - B2B sales
2 pages

The story is what we hire
02:52

Excuses are part of the story
01:14

FAQ: Importance of a contract
02:01

An aside about how you buy
01:44

FAQ: When a client has a budget
02:48
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Scarcity, value and your choice
6 Lectures 12:09
Choose the right business
02:05

FAQ: Local expert vs. wider reach
01:36

Product adoption lifecycle
02:23

How to create scarcity
02:37

Understanding customer LTV
01:42

Different ways to go to market
01:46
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Pricing
4 Lectures 08:11

Working for free
01:47

FAQ: Working for exposure
01:55

Questions worth asking yourself
02:24
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Unique voice
6 Lectures 11:20
Famous to the family
01:45

Stories of family fame
02:43

Your brand is human
01:20

Finding your edge
02:45

Exercise - Develop a unique voice
2 pages

FAQ: Making a living as a fiction writer
02:47
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Reputation
7 Lectures 12:21
The testimonial book
02:22

It costs too much to shop around
01:24

SEO of a kingdom of one
01:11

Seaweed and permission
01:54

Exercise - Permission
2 pages

FAQ: Competing with cheap labor
02:24

FAQ: Too expensive despite experience
03:06
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Promotion
5 Lectures 09:46
Promotional choices
01:47

Drip by drip
02:09

Stepping out of your invisibility
02:02

(Don't) become an insider
02:00

Taking the leap as a strategy
01:48
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About the Instructor
Seth Godin
4.6 Average rating
7,229 Reviews
34,479 Students
8 Courses
Best-selling author

World-renowned entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker

Today's competitive global marketplace requires a business model that's truly remarkable, unmistakable, and valuable. No one knows this better—and no one can teach this better—than Seth Godin.

Seth is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker who knows what it takes to succeed in business and to be your own boss. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 18 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To Do When It's Your Turn (And It's Always Your Turn).

Though renowned for his writing and speaking, Seth also founded two companies, Squidoo and Yoyodyne (acquired by Yahoo!). This real-world entrepreneurial experience is what makes him the ideal teacher for those who wish to forge their own career path.

By focusing on everything from effective marketing and leadership, to the spread of ideas and changing everything, Seth has been able to motivate and inspire countless people around the world.

In 2013, Seth was one of just three professionals inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. Now he has joined the talented instructors on Udemy to share his wealth of knowledge and experience with those who are ready to start a freelancing career or enhance an existing one.