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Ask a Freelancer is a podcast series where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

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Ask a Freelancer is a podcast series where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

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Love the voices!

By TTLLTT - Apr 08 2017
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Andy is great about giving his listeners an honest assessment of the situation. He is so real, without any of the doom and gloom that you may get other places. Also his voices make me laugh every time!

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3 Ratings
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Love the voices!

By TTLLTT - Apr 08 2017
Read more
Andy is great about giving his listeners an honest assessment of the situation. He is so real, without any of the doom and gloom that you may get other places. Also his voices make me laugh every time!
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Ask a Freelancer

Latest release on May 02, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 003 - Freelancing is a Journey

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Freelancing instead of full-time, keeping a routine, and staying fulfilled over time.

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where an experienced freelancer answers questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- Why would I freelance when I could have a full-time job?
- What do you do to consistently keep a daily routine and not work unsociable hours?
- How do you stay fulfilled over an extended period of time?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Jul 13 2016

21mins

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Rank #2: 004 - Show The Work You Want to Get

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Convincing your spouse on freelancing, creative fulfillment vs paying the bills, and client lists without well-known clients.

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where an experienced freelancer answers questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- How do you get your partner on your side when going freelance?
- How do you scratch your creative itch when it's not the work that pays the bills?
- If you don't have well-known clients, should you include a client list on your website?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Aug 03 2016

18mins

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Rank #3: 005 - If You Want to be Treated Like a Pro, Act Like One

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Pay vs exposure, less than professional clients, and diplomatically firing a client

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where an experienced freelancer answers questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- Is it smart or stupid to do a job without pay for experience/exposure?
- How do you handle payment and contracts with less than professional clients?
- How do you diplomatically fire a client?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Aug 31 2016

16mins

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Rank #4: 006 - Why Rent Your Time When You Could Own It

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Determining your pricing, sacrificing to get the work you want, and clients who don't want a discovery phase—with surprise guest, Laura Bohill!

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where an experienced freelancer answers questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- What sacrifices do you make to get the work you want?
- How do you work when clients aren't interested in a discovery phase?
- How do you determine your pricing for each project?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Guest Question by Laura Bohill
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Sep 20 2016

19mins

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Rank #5: 009 - Don’t Be Chicken

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Scaling your pricing with your workload, personal versus professional brand, and handling clients who change their mind—with special guest, Danielle Evans of Marmalade Bleue!

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- How do you best scale your pricing and your workload?
- Personal brand or professional brand?
- How do you handle clients who change their mind and ask everyone what they think of your illustrations?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Guest Question by Danielle Evans of Marmalade Bleue
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Nov 23 2016

23mins

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Rank #6: 007 - Find Your Rhythm

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Project management workflow and growing your solo business—with special guest, Meg Lewis of Ghostly Ferns!

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- What does your project management workflow look like?
- If you were to grow your solo business, what role would you hire as your first employee?
- How do you actively grow your business without overselling?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Guest Question by Meg Lewis of Ghostly Ferns
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Oct 04 2016

20mins

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Rank #7: 008 - Next Stop: Freelance

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Value-based pricing for small budgets, staying creatively relevant, and freelancing vs full-time.—with special guest, Dan Mall of Super Friendly!

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- Have you always freelanced?
- Do you think freelancing full-time helps or hurts you in staying creatively relevant?
- Everyone's talking about value-based pricing, but how can you apply that thinking to clients with smaller budgets?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Guest Question by Dan Mall of Super Friendly
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Oct 25 2016

17mins

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Rank #8: 010 - Downhill From Here

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Saying “no” to say “yes”, increasing your rates, and dealing with difficult clients—with special guest, Will Bryant!

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- How do you say “no” and protect your brand from potential backlash?
- How do you know when it’s time to increase your rates?
- How do you deal with a difficult client?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Guest Question by Will Bryant
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Dec 13 2016

22mins

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Rank #9: 011 - Go Your Own Way

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Calming your nerves, freelancing 10 years in, and landing big clients.

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- What do you do to calm your nerves about all the things that can go wrong while you’re trying to become a freelancer?
- What does freelancing look like 10 years in?
- How do you land big clients?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

Jan 10 2017

23mins

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Rank #10: 016 - Be You

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Bigger clients aren’t always better clients, business resources, and buying back your soul.

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Ask a Freelancer is a new Cushion podcast where experienced freelancers answer questions about freelancing.

This episode's questions include:
- How do you get bigger clients that gave you more job security?
- What are the best resources for getting started with the business side of freelancing?
- Did the money you make buy back your soul?

Hosted by Andy J Miller
Music by Metavari
Brought to you by cushionapp.com

May 02 2017

12mins

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