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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.

Aug 29, 2019

Some very common, recurring, client-related problems can be entirely avoided if the freelancer simply uses common-sense business practices.  One of those practices is to use contracts. But Even when you use written agreements, they may not be detailed enough to protect your time, process, intellectual property rights,...

Aug 22, 2019

When working with clients, listen carefully and ask the right questions.  A well-framed question will elevate you. Asking a question you should already know the answer to will reduce you and even create distrust.

My second topic focuses on crafting your portfolio as a marketing tool.

Aug 6, 2019

Maintaining your creative passion and creating profit in your freelance business happens by combining practice (what you do) and principle (why you do it). In this episode I share 3 of my daily practices and 3 principles I live and work by, and how you can develop your own values and practices.

Aug 3, 2019

When should you pursue being creative in your own right versus being an order taker and just doing what the client asks for?

When do you take orders and when do you assume the role of a creative consultant alongside your client?

If your clients only want you execute their ideas or create a thing, and they don’t want...