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Now displaying: November, 2016
Nov 28, 2016

Bryce Bladon and Kai Davis discuss why 'freelancing freedom' and six-figure promises dominate the discussion on freelancing -- and why we need to do something about it. 

> Kai's Free Outreach Course

> Double Your Audience

> Ask Kai anything!

 

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Nov 21, 2016

A freelancer's first time is always special and often hellish.  

Kai Davis joins Bryce Bladon to discuss how they got their start as freelancers, who their first three clients were, and how it informed their careers. 

> Kai's Free Outreach Course

> Double Your Audience

> Ask Kai anything!

 

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Nov 14, 2016

A malicious client, a maligned job board, and a freelancer caught in the middle.

"Why you should never use Upwork, ever" recently blew up the internet. Bryce sits down to speak with the article's author, Shadi Al'lababidi, about his personal client from hell, Upwork's response, and how his outlook has changed as a result of the experience. 

 

Episode Summary

In this episode, Bryce and Shadi discuss:

  • Shadi's personal client from hell
  • How his client from hell tried to ruin his career
  • How Upwork responded
  • The ongoing challenges of freelance marketplaces
  • Where freelancing is going in the future

Why you should never use Upwork, ever (Part 1)

> The post, post Upwork debacle (Part 2)

> The state of freelancing: a guide to 2017 (Part 3)

 

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Nov 7, 2016

Illustrator Jennifer Fryer once again joins Bryce on the Clients From Hell podcast. This time, they discuss the many, many problems that occur when a freelancer agrees to work for free. 

 

 

Episode Summary

In this episode, Bryce and Jennifer discuss:

  • The exposure myth 
  • The good client myth
  • The idea that working for free is selfish
  • If and when you should work for free
  • When you should definitely NOT work for free

 

> Bryce's previous episode with Jennifer, Freelancing as a Student.

> Jennifer's Website and Instagram

> A previous episode on this issue, Should You Ever Work For Free? with Brennan Dunn

 

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