Freelancing with YouTube, WordPress, Upwork, and Fiverr!

Jerry Banfield, Teaches 84 Skillshare Classes

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87 Videos (5h 46m)
    • Thank you for taking this course! What value do you get out of it?

      3:57
    • What have I done freelancing online that qualifies me to teach this course?

      3:35
    • How this course is structured for your maximum benefit.

      5:10
    • What I do online keeps changing and where you can find me stays the same.

      2:36
    • Show people what you can do on your YouTube channel.

      4:00
    • What is WordPress and how am I using it?

      2:51
    • What is Upwork and how am I using it?

      4:41
    • What is Fiverr and how am I using it?

      2:52
    • Making social media and freelancing profiles that match your name.

      1:54
    • Get to know yourself by answering some questions and finding your passion.

      3:20
    • Why are you working? What are you working for?

      5:55
    • What have you done recently in your life for fun?

      2:27
    • What would you do if you had enough money to do it?

      4:20
    • What would you be willing to do for 20 years?

      4:22
    • What do you hate doing?

      1:57
    • What experience do you already have online?

      5:40
    • How does what you like to do match with why you do it and what people need?

      2:08
    • What can you do for someone else that would really help them?

      2:35
    • What problems are other people having now that you could solve?

      4:28
    • What can you learn that is an in demand skill?

      4:40
    • Where can you most effectively contact the exact right person you could help?

      3:30
    • How are people used to paying for products or services related to your offering?

      7:17
    • Assume you will get no clients and customers to start and be grateful for leads.

      3:05
    • Attract new clients effortlessly instead of depending on promotion.

      6:24
    • Instead of being frustrated, appreciate your free time and use it to learn.

      8:24
    • Having clients and customers brings its own set of limitations.

      3:50
    • Use your freetime to build a YouTube channel, WordPress website, and more!

      1:52
    • YouTube is the easiest place to get organic search traffic which is gold.

      8:18
    • Timing is everything in life. Get found on YouTube at the right time.

      5:57
    • 0 to 1 video uploaded is the biggest step on YouTube.

      3:47
    • Talking head videos are the easiest to make and a great way to start.

      3:33
    • Screen capture tutorials are the foundation of my success on YouTube.

      3:30
    • Consistency is the key to making a great YouTube channel!

      3:29
    • I started out with WordPress and am still using it today.

      2:35
    • Follow the instructions of your hosting provider to get WordPress installed.

      2:07
    • Get a custom URL that never needs to change such as your first and last name.

      5:03
    • Managed WordPress hosting is the lowest cost and most effective.

      6:29
    • Meet the WordPress admin dashboard.

      2:49
    • WordPress is easy to use with a theme you like.

      3:43
    • How and why to make a child theme in WordPress.

      3:05
    • What are pages and posts in WordPress?

      1:43
    • How do you add plugins to WordPress and why use them?

      3:27
    • How do you download a backup copy of your WordPress website?

      0:38
    • Widgets in WordPress for addons in the sidebar, header, and footer.

      1:48
    • On page SEO is very easy to do with the free Yoast SEO plugin.

      3:25
    • Adding a user to your WordPress website and building your future.

      4:34
    • What is Upwork and how can you use it?

      1:56
    • What I am doing on Upwork today and what opportunities you might have.

      3:41
    • Upwork is a good place to get to know the talents you have.

      2:46
    • If you want to get hired on Upwork, put time and effort into your profile.

      4:16
    • A great Upwork profile headline has exact skills and attracts attention.

      2:04
    • I find and hire freelancers on Upwork based primarily on the skills listed.

      4:15
    • I hire people with the understanding that I cannot predict their performance.

      3:40
    • How to look for jobs on Upwork and sort into exactly which ones you want.

      5:12
    • The key is matching what you offer with what you apply for.

      4:35
    • Jobs with real work to be done on an ongoing basis are ideal.

      1:13
    • How to make an impressive job application in 10 minutes.

      12:17
    • Avoid posting or applying for jobs people cannot do themselves.

      3:49
    • Avoid working with nightmare clients or being a nightmare client.

      3:02
    • The pace on Upwork is slow. Avoid jobs needing to be done fast.

      1:14
    • Getting the first job successfully is the hardest thing to do on Upwork.

      5:00
    • What is Fiverr and what can you do with it?

      1:54
    • What am I doing today on Fiverr and what opportunities might you have?

      2:43
    • The 80/20 principle on Fiverr for power buyers and power sellers.

      4:28
    • Buy and sell on Fiverr for maximum learning and earning.

      3:33
    • Buying gigs on Fiverr. Find a gig to help you with Fiverr.

      1:05
    • Searching for the right gig on Fiverr can take time. Here are a few tips.

      3:07
    • If you want to buy a lot of gigs on Fiverr, put everything in the first message.

      1:50
    • Selling successfully on Fiverr. Learn from top sellers to get started.

      7:13
    • Most orders are likely to come from the same person.

      1:13
    • Selling on Fiverr. Creating your first or next gig is the biggest step.

      10:18
    • Managing and editing your Fiverr gigs for the most sales.

      4:08
    • Create as many gigs as you can to start.

      1:30
    • I think the perfect gig to sell is a feedback gig or a copy and paste gig.

      4:44
    • Always accept offers to cancel and make one if there is a big problem.

      1:39
    • Leveling up as a seller just takes time and experience.

      3:56
    • You never know which order will result in 20 more orders.

      3:53
    • Avoid fighting any battles on Fiverr because it is just not worth your time.

      4:02
    • What is not allowed on Fiverr? Check the general terms and high rating gigs.

      4:33
    • Having clients and customers is like dating. You both need to get what you need.

      4:45
    • Going from 0 to 1 client is the biggest difference.

      4:37
    • Fewer clients that love you is better than a lot of clients that like you.

      5:37
    • Forget scaling until you enjoy what you are doing and do it well.

      7:22
    • Expect to start out slow and consistently grow over time.

      4:07
    • Trust is built by admitting mistakes, having patience, and being fair.

      7:56
    • The easiest way to scale is with a deep client relationship.

      4:32
    • How you act in the rest of your life will be reflected in your work online.

      4:06