• Master the Business of Freelance

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    YouTube Channel Trailer: My name is Nathan Allotey and I am a digital marketing strategist, creative entrepreneur and speaker who wants to help creatives bridge the gap between creativity and business.

    On this YouTube channel you will find content centered around how to build a business around your creative skill. There's weekly content, Q&A, interviews and other videos to inspire, motivate but also teach the soft skills and tactics to grow your business.

    Looking to level up in your freelance business? You may need Creative Coaching:
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  • Advanced Pricing Strategies to Double Your Freelance Rate Play all

    There’s a chance that you may be selling yourself short. Often as creatives, we believe the more skills we learn, the more a client will respect our expertise. Often expertise does not always translate into getting paid what you’re worth.
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  • Respect and Value Mini Course Play all

    In this three lesson course, I'll walk you through how to discover your real value which will not only allow you to get respect in the eyes of your clients but will boost the perception of your brand.
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    You ask questions and I’ll answer them with actionable business advice you can implement today all while driving on my daily commute in Houston, TX.
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  • Crafting a Portfolio Play all

    Videos on how to create a portfolio that will lead you to booking higher value clients.
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  • Work with Clients Like a Pro & Redefine Client Relationships Play all

    At the core of every business lies relationship between the business owner and the clients they serve. That’s right; your business exists to serve others.

    Regardless of how cool the thing you created is or how good of a creative professional you are; client communication is the most critical element of any business.
    • How to Set Client Expectations and Eliminate Confusion - Duration: 6 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Have you ever met with a client and agreed on something only to deliver on what they asked for and find out it wasn’t what they were expecting? This means you will have to go another round and hope...
    • The Best Place to Meet with Clients - Duration: 13 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      I used to meet clients at places like Panera Bread and Starbucks, this was a big mistake. I had no control over my environment and the professional perception of my business was decreased. To fix t...
    • 6 Warning Signs of Clients from Hell - Duration: 12 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      I've developed a some red flags checks based on the type of clients I've witness which serve as a caution. It doesn't mean that I am not going to work with the client but it does mean I either need...
    • The Client Process Workflow - Duration: 14 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      I have a confession. When I first began freelancing I didn't have a process, I simply would try to remember certain steps when a client expressed interest in working with me. Get the Free Guide: ht...
    • 6 Essentials You Must Include In Your Freelance Contract - Duration: 10 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      With experience I've come to learn there are certain sections that are essentials for your client agreements. These 5 things should be a part of every client agreement before any type of creative w...
    • Copyright and Ownership: Who Owns What - Duration: 8 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      When working with clients and it's time to deliver the product, who actually owns the work? Is it the creative or the client?

      View the entire Client Communication series:
    • How to Stop Out of Scope Requests and Scope Creep - Duration: 8 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Scope creep is when a client makes repetitive request for work that exceeds what was originally agreed upon. These out of scope requests normally leave the freelancer with more work and less pay. H...
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    • How to Translate Client Feedback Into Something Useful - Duration: 14 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      As a designer you're going to have to experience the process of getting feedback that just doesn't make sense. More than likely you seen this before the vague feedback a client may give that's not ...
    • How to Stop Endless Client Feedback - Duration: 10 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Episode Notes: http://freelancejumpstart.tv/29

      How do you stop endless client feedback? Those times in which a client has so many revisions things your original work begins to unravel. Also when d...
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    • Working with Friends and Family - Duration: 9 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      There'll come a time in your business we're your friends and family will recognize your skill and want to work with you. When they ask a couple of things will happen: they will either want the frie...
    • An Invoice is Not a Contract - Duration: 4 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      I'm going to start this out with the quote that I've said many times in the past but still have not set enough. And invoice is not a contract. I've been guilty of confusing the two in the past. The...
    • Should You Charge Your Client Late Fees? - Duration: 9 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      You've finished the work for a client and it is time to collect payment, however your client is late. Should you charge them a late fee?
      Episode Notes: http://freelancejumpstart.tv/32

      Make sure to...
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    Road to Launch is a free course delivered straight to your inbox with articles, videos, and podcasts teaching you how to take your product from idea to a successful launch - http://roadtolaunch.com
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