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Freelance Road Trip Podcast is by a freelance designer for freelance creatives, and talks about everything they didn't teach you in design school but should have if you want to build an accelerate a creative business. The podcast is a companion to the Freelance Road Trip program for creativepreneurs, and drops every week on Thursday, sometimes on Friday, and occasionally on Saturday.

Dec 28, 2019

Whether we have actually taken the time to write it down, most of us have a preferred or ideal future. We have a definition of success, and criteria to measure it. Many freelancers don't intentionally plan for success, but instead react to whatever comes along. In this episode I present a design approach to...

Dec 20, 2019

Both leads and referrals are vital for finding new clients and growing your freelance business. They're not the same thing. In Episode 21 I compare and contrast leads and referrals, why you should pursue them, and how to obtain both. I talk about a better alternative to referrals, and share ways you can encourage...

Dec 13, 2019

Nothing’s accomplished by taking the easy road. We don’t get anywhere simply by deciding. We become ready by taking action on our goals. In this episode I share the four sequential phases we cycle through over and over again to build excellence in our creative work and momentum in our businesses. 

Dec 5, 2019

Focus on the marketing activities you can control. In Episode 19 I share my own experience with resting heavily on referral business, and why relying mainly on word of mouth can be dangerous. I present four areas of outreach every freelancer needs to include in their marketing mix.

Dec 1, 2019

Success comes from mindset. Each of us has what it takes to succeed, but we hold ourselves back when we think the wrong way. Taking control of your own success begins by replacing lies with truth. I share 5 popular lies and the truths that overcome them so you can get free of “stinkin’ thinkin’ and gain momentum...