A Freelancer's Time Budget: Use Visual Mapping to Manage Your Most Precious Asset Free class

Charity Yoro, Writer & Marketing Consultant

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8 Videos (24m)
    • About Me

      0:46
    • About This Class

      2:07
    • Description & Materials

      3:03
    • Adding Value to Your Time

      5:42
    • Identifying Activities

      7:09
    • Mapping Your Capacity

      3:41
    • Advice

      1:04
    • Final Thoughts

      0:37

About This Class

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There are two significant things I’ve learned while freelancing as a writer and digital marketing consultant. The first is how to prioritize my projects, and the second is how to manage my time. This also means managing my perception of time.

What most freelancers, especially creatives, don't realize is that time is just as much an asset as a physical paycheck. In my experience, I’ve learned that I need to budget time just as (if not more) carefully as I do my finances.

This class will utilize visual mapping to create a colorful, comprehensive weekly work plan.

This isn’t a conventional daily schedule or even a to-do list. It’s a chart that starts with your bandwidth (in hours) per week and allocates that resource (time) across the various projects you're working on - essentially “budgeting” your time (not unlike a financial budget) and creating a visual map of what you can/cannot commit to this week.

In this class, you'll create your own work plan based on these techniques, in order to visually map your capacities allowing you true freedom in your freelancing endeavors!

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Mrs. Yoro, Thank you so much for doing this class! I loved how you laid it out. I was able to keep focused by the way the information was in powerpoint. It made note taking very easy. I'm excited to do my chart! ~Arin
As an independent rep of 20+ years, this information was a refreshingly simple reminder of how to place value on my time. I recommend it for anyone who needs to organize his/her work day (and life) in our current unstructured, untraditional career environment.

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Charity Yoro

Writer & Marketing Consultant