‘Freelance’ Videos

  • Jean Saldaña: Cómo atraer clientes internacionales como freelance

    Jean Saldaña: Cómo atraer clientes internacionales como freelance

    WordCamp Bogotá 2017Speaker: Jean Saldaña

    September 10, 2018 — Cómo atraer clientes internacionales como freelance

  • Karim Marucchi, Sherry Walling: Going from freelancing to building a team

    Karim Marucchi, Sherry Walling: Going from freelancing to building a team

    WordCamp Europe 2018Speakers: Karim Marucchi, Sherry Walling

    July 8, 2018 — It’s hard to make the change from being a solopreneur to taking the first steps in partnering or hiring and broadening your team. In this talk, we will walk you through the self preparation and tactical best practices to take the first baby steps, walking and then running for both partnering with other freelancers and hiring your first team. We’ll cover how to prepare yourself and your business for an expansion and how to architect the type of team you need. We’ll emphasize the practical “how tos” you’ll need for each step.

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  • Mauricio Gelves: Follow these 10 steps to become a freelancer with WordPress

    Mauricio Gelves: Follow these 10 steps to become a freelancer with WordPress

    WordCamp Europe 2018Speaker: Mauricio Gelves

    July 6, 2018 — Many people want to be freelance but for some reasons don’t dare to give the necessary steps to make that dream come true. I perfectly understand them, I felt uncertainty and fear too. After two failed attempts to become a freelancer I tried again and I made it.

    With this talk I want to show you which were those 10 steps I followed to become a Freelance WordPress Developer. It’s not a magic formula, but with your effort and dedication, it can give you some ideas to reach the desired labor freedom.

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  • Mat Casner: Starting a Freelance Business/Finding Great Clients

    Mat Casner: Starting a Freelance Business/Finding Great Clients

    WordCamp Kansas City 2018Speaker: Mat Casner

    June 11, 2018 — If you’re ready to launch or grow your freelance business…

    I’m ready to show you how!

    In this session, I will give you the essential information needed to launch and build a thriving freelance business.

    I will show you how to assess your skills and value proposition in the market and we will discuss how to price your services accordingly.

    I will show you how to find (and land) great clients that will help you build longterm success.

    Finally, I will also show you how to look inside yourself and ignite the passion within. I will help you find your sweet spot as a freelancer that will not only help you find great work that’s profitable, but will help you realize even greater personal fulfillment and satisfaction.

    So, if you’re serious about launching or building your freelance business…

    Join me for this session!

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  • Fernando Puente: Freelance WordPress: Cómo tener éxito profesional

    Fernando Puente: Freelance WordPress: Cómo tener éxito profesional

    WordCamp Bilbao 2018Speaker: Fernando Puente

    June 3, 2018 — Expectativas, desarrollo y tecnología, tarifas, clientes, marketing, especialización, apoyos o equipo…; todo lo que necesitas saber para emprender como desarrollador freelance en WordPress y tener un negocio de éxito.

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  • Mauricio Gelves: Sigue estos 10 pasos para convertirte en Freelancer de WordPress

    Mauricio Gelves: Sigue estos 10 pasos para convertirte en Freelancer de WordPress

    WordCamp Bilbao 2018Speaker: Mauricio Gelves

    June 3, 2018 — Muchas personas desean ser Freelance pero por una u otra razón no se animan a dar los pasos necesarios para hacer realidad su sueño. Los entiendo, yo tuve incertidumbres y miedos también.

    Después de dos intentos fallidos de ser freelance volví a intentarlo y lo logré.

    En esta charla quiero mostrarles cuales fueron los 10 pasos que seguí para convertirme en un desarrollador freelance de WordPress.

    No es una receta mágica que funciona con todas las personas, pero con algunas ideas más, trabajo y dedicación podremos avanzar en obtener nuestra ansiada libertad laboral.

  • Tonny P Chinaka: How to make it as a freelance developer using WordPress as a business

    Tonny P Chinaka: How to make it as a freelance developer using WordPress as a business

    WordCamp Harare 2017Speaker: Tonny P Chinaka

    February 27, 2018 — How to start your own company specializing in selling websites to companies and business organisations .Teach on how to start approaching your clients how to implement wordpress tools in your business how to make the most with wordpress to make yourself earn a living and the in depth tricks and tips on how to make use of wordpress to better your service you offer and also how to develop your wordpress skills to better your knowledge of using it and how to start develop your custom Themes and plugins.

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  • Melanie Adcock: Upping Your Freelance Game

    Melanie Adcock: Upping Your Freelance Game

    WordCamp Birmingham 2017Speaker: Melanie Adcock

    January 11, 2018 — Are you a freelancer? Or thinking of taking the plunge? I want to share with you the processes I now use to win clients and the process of taking a client from a lead to project delivery.

    ▪Incoming Leads
    ▪Qualifying Leads
    ▪Client Meetings
    ▪Writing Proposals/Contracts
    ▪Educating clients and anti follow-up
    ▪Onboarding
    ▪Delivery
    ▪Referral Machine
    ▪Recurring Revenue

    I’ll also cover some great tools and systems along the way.

  • Erica Mays: Launch Your Freelance Career And Do It Right

    Erica Mays: Launch Your Freelance Career And Do It Right

    WordCamp Baltimore 2017Speaker: Erica Mays

    October 20, 2017 — Freelancing is never a bad idea. You can spend as much or as little time as you want, but still reap the benefits of extra cash, flexible hours, more satisfying work, and the feeling of your own independence. However much freelance work you want to do, you need to know about the business side, legal stuff, and how to find and keep clients. I’m also going to tell you how you can use a WordPress site to tailor what clients and work you get, how to fill your portfolio to get started, how to price your work, and how to avoid making mistakes no one warned me about. Find what makes your work unique and get paid for your value!

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  • Tiana Cameron: What I Learned From Making A WordPress Powered Extranet For My Freelance Biz

    Tiana Cameron: What I Learned From Making A WordPress Powered Extranet For My Freelance Biz

    WordCamp Seattle 2016Speaker: Tiana Cameron

    October 12, 2017 — One Sunday morning while reconciling my books during a slow cash flow month, I was shocked to realize that I was paying nearly $300 a month in subscriptions to run my freelancing gig! Things like invoicing, project management, contracts and growing – it was seriously getting out of control.

    Sure $7-$35 here and there was harmless, maybe even unnoticed most times. But after seeing all the subscriptions categorized (especially during a slow month) and knowing there’s over 40,000 plugins available in WordPress, I couldn’t help but wonder “What can WordPress replace?”

    And with that, I started a journey into creating (even though I didn’t realize at the time) an extranet that my clients and I both could use, all with the ultimate goal of reducing my monthly operating costs.

    This topic is about what I learned while creating my extranet and what monthly subscription services WordPress could totally replace, what it might be able to replace (depending on circumstances), what it should not replace and the unexpected benefits and head bumps I uncovered!

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