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Freelance to Founder

Narrative stories of freelancers & solopreneurs who have scaled their business to be something much bigger than themselves. Hosted by Brandon Hull. Featuring the enlightening & entertaining stories of Mixergy founder Andrew Warner, Bell + Ivy founder Cynthia Johnson, SeanWes founder Sean McCabe, The Futur founder Chris Do, 'Click it up a Notch' founder Courtney Slazinik, ConvertKit founder Nathan Barry, Double Your Freelancing founder Brennan Dunn, and lots more. Heartily endorsed by Michael Sacca, Host of Rocketship.fm; Nick Loper, host of The Side Hustle Show; and author & podcaster Paul Jarvis.

Episode notes last updated on December 28, 2019 23:48


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From the US Army & Wall Street to Finally Starting His Own Business with Michael Pratt
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How Two Friends Poured Their Hearts Into a Million-Dollar Business
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How Shane Built an 8-Figure Business & Paid Freelancers $50 Million in the Process
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How to Reach $1,000,000 in Under 2 Years (with Almost No Experience)
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From charitable "underwear run" to building a $6,500 /mo. business helping startups and freelancers
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How to build a $450,000/year business when college fails you twice with Matt Giovanisci
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How Spencer built 200 websites that made $1/day (and then way more!)
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How getting deployed to Bahrain forced Stephanie to build her business from scratch
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How Scott quit his job after thousands of customers joined "Scott's Cheap Flights"
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How to convince huge brands to become your clients: the 7-year journey of Springzy
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How to build a $130K side-hustle in 6 months with Ben Tossell
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How this freelance web developer got 400,000+ students on Udemy
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How Emily quit her day job to illustrate for big brands as a full-time freelancer
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From founder to freelancer: How Louis Nicholls has flipped the script for success
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From aspiring actor to transformational public speaking trainer
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From struggling teacher to 6 figures with John Sowash
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From unemployed to an 8-figure exit with Chris Cobb
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From struggling commercial pilot to 6-figure podcaster
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How to build a 7-figure blogging business around your passion with Will Hatton
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WordPress freelancer builds $1M business in 6 months
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Escaping debt and a cubicle to build a $150,000/yr business with Whitney Hansen
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How a hobby turned into a six-figure business for Krista Stryker
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From “failure” to a $43,000/month business with Baird Hall of Wavve
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Why Copyblogger co-founder Sonia still freelances on the side of her multi-million-dollar business
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From Video Editor to $2M in Annual Revenue with Chris Ronzio
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15 Months to hit six figures with freelance copywriter & stay-at-home mom, Allie Smith
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Passing $1 Million in her first year with one-woman company Aether Beauty
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Building a $30K/mo company with podcaster-turned-CEO, Matt Johnson
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Building seanwes from freelance to 7 figures with Sean McCabe
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From 3rd-grade teacher to six-figure blogger with Courtney Slazinik
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From freelancer to 7-figure agency with Shannon DeJong and House of Who
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Over $500K/year working just a few hours a week with Brian Casel of Audience Ops
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From summer camp teacher to over $300,000 in revenue with Pamela Capalad of Brunch and Budget
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From freelance writer to million-dollar BBQ blogger and a Guinness Record with Susie Bulloch of Hey Grill Hey
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BONUS: From stay-at-home mom to multi-million-dollar brand with Courtney Brown
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From freelance writer to $300K/year with Chelsea Baldwin of Copy Power
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Paul Jarvis: From web designer to six-figure “company of one”
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From 0 to 100k customers with AWeber's Tom Kulzer
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BONUS: Chris Do - From immigrant childhood to millions in revenue and winning an Emmy
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The Elephant in the Room…
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From plumber to $4 Million business with Stuart Draper of Stukent
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From feeling stuck at a day job to $500K/year with Brittney Castro of Financially Wise, Inc.
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From zero business plan to million-dollar podcaster with Andrew Warner of Mixergy
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From 3rd-grade teacher to six-figure photography blogger with Courtney Slazinik of Click it Up a Notch
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From freelance web designer to topping the Product Hunt charts with James Rose of Content Snare
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From PR Manager to highly successful SaaS consulting business with Kaleigh Moore
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From freelance developer to millions in revenue with Hotjar’s Marc von Brockdorff
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From college dropouts to power couple growing two agencies with Reliable PSD’s David & Lou
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From answering customer support calls to building a successful lifestyle business online
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From "checked-out employee" to full-time freelancer & blogger with Sarah Morgan of XO Sarah
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From web designer to building Freshbooks to a multi-million-dollar company with Mike McDerment
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From “terrible student” to building a multi-million-dollar agency with Cynthia Johnson of Bell + Ivy
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From "nerdy kid" to building a $45,000/mo business from scratch in less than a year with Jake Jorgovan of Lead Cookie
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Chris Do: From immigrant childhood to millions in revenue and winning an Emmy
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Season 4 is coming with Chris Do, Cynthia Johnson, Justin Jackson, Sarah Morgan and more!
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BONUS: Andy quit his job...now what? Listen to the trailer for our new podcast, 'My Freelance life'
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A quick message for listeners of 'Freelance to Founder'
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From flailing freelancer to a $500,000/month "unlimited design" business with Russ Perry of Design Pickle
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From struggling design blogger to building a huge six-figure business with Tom Ross of Design Cuts
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From 8-yr-old computer whiz to selling his company to Stripe with Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers
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From college dropout to $828,000 in monthly recurring revenue with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit
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From quitting law school to building a copywriting empire with Joanna Wiebe of Copy Hackers
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From losing everything to building a massive podcast career with Michael O'Neal and 'The Solopreneur Hour'
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From financial analyst to million-dollar blogger with Michelle Schroeder-Gardner and 'Making Sense of Cents'
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From high-school web developer to teaching freelancers how to double their business with Brennan Dunn
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Season 3 is coming—and we've got Brennan Dunn, Michelle Gardner, Michael O'Neal and lots more!
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From fortune 500 companies & failed startups to building a successful business on their terms - the story of Fizzle founders Corbett Barr & Chase Reeves
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From receptionist to designing for Google and becoming a bestselling author - the story of Sarah Cooper & the Cooper Review
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From college drop-out to building a massive social selling business — the story of Phil Gerbyshak
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From project manager to highly sought-after hand-lettering instructor - the story of Becca Courtice
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From a Boeing cubicle to making videos for Pat Flynn, John Lee Dumas, Chris Ducker & more - the story of Caleb Wojcik
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From kindergarten teacher to Kickstarter success & thriving mompreneur - the story of AshLee Winterrose
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From getting fired to building a thriving creative agency - the story of Clay Mosley and Rock City Digital
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From washing windows to building a massive online brand — the story of Sean McCabe and the seanwes brand
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Season 2 is coming in one week with Sean McCabe, Sarah Cooper, Corbett Barr & Chase Reeves, and more!
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From freelance designer to building a luxury fashion brand
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From designing video games to getting hired by major brands to create custom illustrations & art
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From cubicle-doomed to getting his brand featured on TODAY Show & in the Superbowl—the story of Michael Brown
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From college grad to sought-after photographer working with ESPN, Oprah, Time Mag and more - the story of CJ Burton
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A trip to Asia led this solopreneur to marriage and a business that empowers women in third-world countries - the story of Adrienne Thakur
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From one-woman designer to selling millions in client work - the story of Bianca Board
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From pennies in royalties to selling high-end art direct to customers - the story of Nate & Greg Olsen
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From stay-at-home mom to multi-million dollar brand - the story of Courtney Brown
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Season 1 Trailer - Freelance to Founder
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