Beginner's Guide to Freelance: Build Your Own Business and Be Your Own Boss | John Morris | Skillshare

Beginner's Guide to Freelance: Build Your Own Business and Be Your Own Boss

John Morris, I help freelancers get clients.

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17 Lessons (3h 53m)
    • 1. The #1 Problem You'll Face as a Freelancer

      3:08
    • 2. Why Freelance?

      7:17
    • 3. How to Pick a Niche

      14:31
    • 4. Pick a Freelance Platform

      13:50
    • 5. How to Build an Audience

      23:08
    • 6. How to Sell Your Services

      24:52
    • 7. How to Deliver Like a Pro

      16:50
    • 8. How to Get Referrals

      8:32
    • 9. Conclusion

      5:23
    • 10. BONUS: Contracts and Getting Paid

      13:03
    • 11. BONUS: How to Charge More For Your Services

      14:59
    • 12. BONUS: Boring Sales Tactics That Work

      14:00
    • 13. BONUS: My Best-Performing Services Sales Page

      24:23
    • 14. BONUS: The 5 Elements of a PERSUASIVE Freelance Profile

      24:38
    • 15. BONUS: Scope & The Fear of Failure

      16:12
    • 16. BONUS: Task Management the Inc. Magazine Way

      5:57
    • 17. Now What?

      2:25
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About This Class

What will you learn in this class?

  • Everything I’ve learned from 10+ years of freelancing to help you get started and grow.
  • How to figure out what services you can offer
  • How to make money AND do what you love
  • How to find people who are WILLING to hire you
  • How to sell your services without having to become some sales genius or slime ball
  • How to build your freelance business as a sustainable business you can sell or hand to your kids and grandkids
  • And, ultimately, be YOUR OWN boss and control YOUR OWN destiny.

Who is the instructor?

The course is taught by me, John Morris. I've been a freelance web developer for over 14 years. I have 11 other courses here on SkillShare. I've taught thousands of students. I have a YouTube channel of nearly 60,000 subscribers and growing.

I, also am an Army veteran that trained solders deploying overseas. Teaching is what I love to do and my goal is to help you become a highly skilled, well-respected and well-paid freelancer. I believe this class help you put together concepts and teach you skills that will help you do all that faster.

So, if you're ready to get rolling, enroll in the course and I will see you on the inside.

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