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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.

Jan 31, 2020

Using written contracts should be routine and a regular part of your creative freelance business. In this episode I deconstruct the four aspects to include in every contract: copyright, legal concerns, the working relationship, and getting paid. This is part 4 of a four-part series on contracts.

Jan 24, 2020

The working relationships you have with your clients should be built on a foundation of trust and agreement — written agreement. In this episode (part 3 of a 4-part series about freelance contracts) I describe 4 less-known contracts you will have good use for as a creative freelancer: purchase order, letter of...

Jan 18, 2020

In this episode we’re continuing the conversation about freelancers and contracts. The work you create is your intellectual property. It's valuable. You work hard to create it. Why would you ever let it go unprotected? Did you know the majority of freelancers don’t use written contracts? I present some reasons why...

Jan 10, 2020

If you’re a freelancer working with clients, one of the best things you can do is implement a safety net in the form of contracts… especially written ones. That means you need basic knowledge of contracts and also copyright. In this episode (part 1 of a series on the topic) we cover three common types of...

Jan 3, 2020

As with cars, your freelance business needs regular tune-ups to ensure optimum performance. If you don’t do regular maintenance, you could end up running into costly trouble down the road. In this episode I share my 5-point business tune-up which you can use to keep your freelance business running smoothly.