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Freelance to Founder

By Millo / The Podglomerate

Clay and Preston have each grown their own one-person businesses to something much bigger and now they offer weekly coaching calls with freelancers ready to do the same. Your weekly dose of real-world, practical, actionable advice to take your service-based business to the next level—with occasional surprise guest experts or deep dives on must-have skills for success. New shows every Thursday.

  1. 1.
    Season 1 Trailer - Freelance to Founder01/30/2017
    2:18
  2. 2.
    From stay-at-home mom to multi-million dollar brand - the story of Courtney Brown02/14/2017
    29:46
  3. 3.
    From pennies in royalties to selling high-end art direct to customers - the story of Nate & Greg Olsen02/14/2017
    26:13
  4. 4.
    From one-woman designer to selling millions in client work - the story of Bianca Board02/14/2017
    27:19
  5. 5.
    A trip to Asia led this solopreneur to marriage and a business that empowers women in third-world countries - the story of Adrienne Thakur02/14/2017
    26:29
  6. 6.
    From college grad to sought-after photographer working with ESPN, Oprah, Time Mag and more - the story of CJ Burton02/14/2017
    28:24
  7. 7.
    From cubicle-doomed to getting his brand featured on TODAY Show & in the Superbowl—the story of Michael Brown02/14/2017
    27:41
  8. 8.
    From designing video games to getting hired by major brands to create custom illustrations & art02/14/2017
    27:21
  1. 9.
    From freelance designer to building a luxury fashion brand02/14/2017
    29:02
  2. 10.
    Season 2 is coming in one week with Sean McCabe, Sarah Cooper, Corbett Barr & Chase Reeves, and more!06/23/2017
    4:24
  3. 11.
    From washing windows to building a massive online brand — the story of Sean McCabe and the seanwes brand06/30/2017
    29:14
  4. 12.
    From getting fired to building a thriving creative agency - the story of Clay Mosley and Rock City Digital06/30/2017
    26:42
  5. 13.
    From kindergarten teacher to Kickstarter success & thriving mompreneur - the story of AshLee Winterrose06/30/2017
    24:17
  6. 14.
    From a Boeing cubicle to making videos for Pat Flynn, John Lee Dumas, Chris Ducker & more - the story of Caleb Wojcik06/30/2017
    30:47
  7. 15.
    From project manager to highly sought-after hand-lettering instructor - the story of Becca Courtice06/30/2017
    25:24
  8. 16.
    From college drop-out to building a massive social selling business — the story of Phil Gerbyshak06/30/2017
    26:47
  9. 17.
    From receptionist to designing for Google and becoming a bestselling author - the story of Sarah Cooper & the Cooper Review06/30/2017
    28:02
  10. 18.
    From fortune 500 companies & failed startups to building a successful business on their terms - the story of Fizzle founders Corbett Barr & Chase Reeves06/30/2017
    24:11
  11. 19.
    Season 3 is coming—and we've got Brennan Dunn, Michelle Gardner, Michael O'Neal and lots more!09/13/2017
    2:00
  12. 20.
    From high-school web developer to teaching freelancers how to double their business with Brennan Dunn09/18/2017
    26:10
  13. 21.
    From financial analyst to million-dollar blogger with Michelle Schroeder-Gardner and 'Making Sense of Cents'09/25/2017
    24:09
  14. 22.
    From losing everything to building a massive podcast career with Michael O'Neal and 'The Solopreneur Hour'10/02/2017
    26:59
  15. 23.
    From quitting law school to building a copywriting empire with Joanna Wiebe of Copy Hackers10/11/2017
    26:21
  16. 24.
    From college dropout to $828,000 in monthly recurring revenue with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit10/16/2017
    29:49
  17. 25.
    From 8-yr-old computer whiz to selling his company to Stripe with Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers 10/25/2017
    26:38
  18. 26.
    From struggling design blogger to building a huge six-figure business with Tom Ross of Design Cuts11/06/2017
    26:22
  19. 27.
    From flailing freelancer to a $500,000/month "unlimited design" business with Russ Perry of Design Pickle11/13/2017
    33:03
  20. 28.
    A quick message for listeners of 'Freelance to Founder'12/12/2017
    1:32
  21. 29.
    BONUS: Andy quit his job...now what? Listen to the trailer for our new podcast, 'My Freelance life'01/29/2018
    2:47
  22. 30.
    Season 4 is coming with Chris Do, Cynthia Johnson, Justin Jackson, Sarah Morgan and more!02/05/2018
    3:14
  23. 31.
    Chris Do: From immigrant childhood to millions in revenue and winning an Emmy02/12/2018
    39:34
  24. 32.
    From "nerdy kid" to building a $45,000/mo business from scratch in less than a year with Jake Jorgovan of Lead Cookie02/20/2018
    33:31
  25. 33.
    From “terrible student” to building a multi-million-dollar agency with Cynthia Johnson of Bell + Ivy02/26/2018
    31:43
  26. 34.
    From web designer to building Freshbooks to a multi-million-dollar company with Mike McDerment03/07/2018
    28:46
  27. 35.
    From "checked-out employee" to full-time freelancer & blogger with Sarah Morgan of XO Sarah03/22/2018
    35:32
  28. 36.
    From answering customer support calls to building a successful lifestyle business online04/02/2018
    37:18
  29. 37.
    From college dropouts to power couple growing two agencies with Reliable PSD’s David & Lou07/11/2018
    37:27
  30. 38.
    From freelance developer to millions in revenue with Hotjar’s Marc von Brockdorff07/18/2018
    34:53
  31. 39.
    From PR Manager to highly successful SaaS consulting business with Kaleigh Moore08/01/2018
    39:51
  32. 40.
    From freelance web designer to topping the Product Hunt charts with James Rose of Content Snare08/08/2018
    31:40
  33. 41.
    From 3rd-grade teacher to six-figure photography blogger with Courtney Slazinik of Click it Up a Notch08/16/2018
    40:10
  34. 42.
    From zero business plan to million-dollar podcaster with Andrew Warner of Mixergy08/22/2018
    30:04
  35. 43.
    From feeling stuck at a day job to $500K/year with Brittney Castro of Financially Wise, Inc.09/05/2018
    30:04
  36. 44.
    From plumber to $4 Million business with Stuart Draper of Stukent09/13/2018
    38:33
  37. 45.
    The Elephant in the Room…11/15/2018
    2:38
  38. 46.
    BONUS: Chris Do - From immigrant childhood to millions in revenue and winning an Emmy01/07/2019
    38:27
  39. 47.
    From 0 to 100k customers with AWeber's Tom Kulzer01/23/2019
    29:36
  40. 48.
    Paul Jarvis: From web designer to six-figure “company of one”01/30/2019
    23:17
  41. 49.
    From freelance writer to $300K/year with Chelsea Baldwin of Copy Power02/06/2019
    27:40
  42. 50.
    BONUS: From stay-at-home mom to multi-million-dollar brand with Courtney Brown02/13/2019
    27:27
  43. 51.
    From freelance writer to million-dollar BBQ blogger and a Guinness Record with Susie Bulloch of Hey Grill Hey02/20/2019
    33:15
  44. 52.
    From summer camp teacher to over $300,000 in revenue with Pamela Capalad of Brunch and Budget03/06/2019
    27:39
  45. 53.
    Over $500K/year working just a few hours a week with Brian Casel of Audience Ops03/13/2019
    33:43
  46. 54.
    From freelancer to 7-figure agency with Shannon DeJong and House of Who03/20/2019
    27:08
  47. 55.
    From 3rd-grade teacher to six-figure blogger with Courtney Slazinik04/03/2019
    37:22
  48. 56.
    Building seanwes from freelance to 7 figures with Sean McCabe04/17/2019
    27:41
  49. 57.
    Building a $30K/mo company with podcaster-turned-CEO, Matt Johnson05/02/2019
    1:03:39
  50. 58.
    Passing $1 Million in her first year with one-woman company Aether Beauty05/09/2019
    1:02:41
  51. 59.
    15 Months to hit six figures with freelance copywriter & stay-at-home mom, Allie Smith05/16/2019
    56:40
  52. 60.
    From Video Editor to $2M in Annual Revenue with Chris Ronzio05/23/2019
    1:05:54
  53. 61.
    Why Copyblogger co-founder Sonia still freelances on the side of her multi-million-dollar business05/30/2019
    53:10
  54. 62.
    From “failure” to a $43,000/month business with Baird Hall of Wavve06/06/2019
    1:03:19
  55. 63.
    How a hobby turned into a six-figure business for Krista Stryker06/13/2019
    45:43
  56. 64.
    Escaping debt and a cubicle to build a $150,000/yr business with Whitney Hansen06/20/2019
    57:38
  57. 65.
    WordPress freelancer builds $1M business in 6 months06/27/2019
    1:05:06
  58. 66.
    How to build a 7-figure blogging business around your passion with Will Hatton 07/05/2019
    1:05:59
  59. 67.
    From struggling commercial pilot to 6-figure podcaster 07/11/2019
    59:14
  60. 68.
    From unemployed to an 8-figure exit with Chris Cobb07/18/2019
    1:01:30
  61. 69.
    From struggling teacher to 6 figures with John Sowash07/25/2019
    1:02:28
  62. 70.
    From aspiring actor to transformational public speaking trainer08/01/2019
    1:17:57
  63. 71.
    From founder to freelancer: How Louis Nicholls has flipped the script for success08/08/2019
    1:00:26
  64. 72.
    How Emily quit her day job to illustrate for big brands as a full-time freelancer08/15/2019
    59:54
  65. 73.
    How this freelance web developer got 400,000+ students on Udemy08/22/2019
    1:03:59
  66. 74.
    How to build a $130K side-hustle in 6 months with Ben Tossell08/29/2019
    1:04:37
  67. 75.
    How to convince huge brands to become your clients: the 7-year journey of Springzy09/05/2019
    1:05:00
  68. 76.
    How Scott quit his job after thousands of customers joined "Scott's Cheap Flights"09/12/2019
    1:19:27
  69. 77.
    How getting deployed to Bahrain forced Stephanie to build her business from scratch09/19/2019
    1:05:01
  70. 78.
    How Spencer built 200 websites that made $1/day (and then way more!)09/26/2019
    1:05:43
  71. 79.
    How to build a $450,000/year business when college fails you twice with Matt Giovanisci10/03/2019
    1:22:02
  72. 80.
    From charitable "underwear run" to building a $6,500 /mo. business helping startups and freelancers10/10/2019
    59:45
  73. 81.
    How to Reach $1,000,000 in Under 2 Years (with Almost No Experience)10/17/2019
    58:34
  74. 82.
    How Shane Built an 8-Figure Business & Paid Freelancers $50 Million in the Process10/24/2019
    1:16:58
  75. 83.
    How Two Friends Poured Their Hearts Into a Million-Dollar Business10/31/2019
    50:07
  76. 84.
    From the US Army & Wall Street to Finally Starting His Own Business with Michael Pratt11/07/2019
    1:15:01
  77. 85.
    How Tedd Evers Grew an All-Virtual Team of 10 People While Staying Profitable11/14/2019
    1:03:13
  78. 86.
    How Ever Gonzalez Left His Day Job Behind to Host Events All Over the U.S.11/21/2019
    1:04:49
  79. 87.
    Building a $30K/mo company with podcaster-turned-CEO, Matt Johnson11/28/2019
    1:04:25
  80. 88.
    How Chris Do is Building a Multi-Million-Dollar Agency12/05/2019
    38:18
  81. 89.
    WordPress freelancer builds $1M business in 6 months12/12/2019
    1:06:59
  82. 90.
    Escaping debt and a cubicle to build a $150,000/yr business with Whitney Hansen12/19/2019
    58:49
  83. 91.
    A Year-End Announcement from 'Freelance to Founder'12/26/2019
    1:53
  84. 92.
    We're Back on April 9 with All-New Episodes!04/06/2020
    1:44
  85. 93.
    Clay's Fight to $100K/month in Repeat Client Revenue04/09/2020
    56:26
  86. 94.
    Be Yourself, Get More Clients 04/16/2020
    41:25
  87. 95.
    Is Social Media Worth Your Time?04/23/2020
    53:55
  88. 96.
    Building a Business vs. Creating Another Job04/30/2020
    54:09
  89. 97.
    Why You're Failing at "Finding a Niche"05/07/2020
    40:26
  90. 98.
    Is Upwork Legit? + What You're Losing by Not Hiring05/14/2020
    51:55
  91. 99.
    5 Triggers to Raise Your Rates 05/21/2020
    35:04
  92. 100.
    Do I Really Have to Be the CEO?05/28/2020
    48:41
  93. 101.
    An Audience is Not a Business06/03/2020
    39:26
  94. 102.
    You're a Bottleneck—and it's Killing Your Business06/11/2020
    52:18
  95. 103.
    Cold Pitching vs. Content Marketing06/18/2020
    55:26
  96. 104.
    Fixing Awkward Money Conversations w/ Clients06/25/2020
    53:17
  97. 105.
    How to Scale When You Feel Too Busy07/02/2020
    52:10
  98. 106.
    Getting Clients via Affiliates, Social Media, or Email07/09/2020
    1:05:49
  99. 107.
    I Caught Covid-19 and Lost Half My Business. But Then....07/16/2020
    54:09
  100. 108.
    Should You Ever Turn Down a New Client?07/23/2020
    54:12
  101. 109.
    How I Finally Became My Own Boss07/30/2020
    48:21
  102. 110.
    Crushing Your To-Do List10/01/2020
    46:24
  103. 111.
    Control Freaks Can Scale Too...Here's How10/08/2020
    32:28
  104. 112.
    The Power of Automation10/15/2020
    56:57
  105. 113.
    Getting Clients to Treat You Like an Agency10/22/2020
    50:19
  106. 114.
    Attracting the Best Projects 10/29/2020
    48:27
  107. 115.
    Giving Yourself a $40K Raise + Investing in People11/05/2020
    49:03
  108. 116.
    The Truth About Being a ‘Founder’11/12/2020
    58:15
  109. 117.
    Working From Anywhere (Remote Works Podcast Sneak Peek)11/17/2020
    23:36
  110. 118.
    Make Art, Make Money11/19/2020
    55:42
  111. 119.
    Will Clients “Subscribe” to Freelancing?11/26/2020
    57:25
  112. 120.
    Getting Out of Your Own Way12/03/2020
    45:24

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