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Creative Class, a podcast for freelancers

Kaleigh Moore & Paul Jarvis

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Creative Class, a podcast for freelancers

Creative Class, a podcast for freelancers

Kaleigh Moore & Paul Jarvis

7
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15
Plays
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About Us

Kaleigh Moore and Paul Jarvis talk about all things related to the business of freelancing.We’re talking clients. Pricing. Landing projects. Getting paid. Managing revisions (endless revisions). Finding clients and connecting with them in a way that feels right for you. If you’re like most freelancers, it’s the business stuff that keeps you awake at night, not the actual writing, programming or designing. That’s where the Creative Class podcast comes in.Kaleigh and Paul have over 20 years of combined experience freelancing with some of the biggest names and companies in the world, including: Microsoft, Yahoo, Mercedes-Benz and their work has been featured in: Wired, Fast Company, LifeHacker, USAToday, Newsweek and more.

Latest Episodes

Don’t drown in the data

ETHERE IS SO MUCH DATA IN THE WORLD. So, as freelancers, what data should we track? And what are vanity metrics that don’t really matter? We’re sharing our insights and lessons learned through personal experience.

20 MIN2 w ago
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Don’t drown in the data

Do you need a business coach/mentor?

EThe answer, as always, is: IT DEPENDS. But in this episode, we’re talking about how to make an informed decision, who it makes sense for, and what to look for if you decide to hire a coach or mentor.

19 MINJUN 12
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Do you need a business coach/mentor?

Community as a lever

EOften times, the “cliques” you’re part of/talk to, online and off, are a huge part of finding success in any type of career. So how do you find your communities (and then use them as a lever/springboard for your freelance business)? We’ll share our best tips.

16 MINMAY 29
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Community as a lever

Do you need a solo retreat?

ESometimes when you live and work in the same space, it can be hard to get into deep work because there are so many distractions around. A solo retreat might be just what you need to get laser focus on a major project--and Kaleigh shares some insight into her personal experience taking on early this year.

17 MINMAY 15
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Do you need a solo retreat?

Finding direction as a freelancer

EMany freelancers struggle when they’re getting started because they’re pulled in too many directions and try to be everything to everyone. What they really need is to pick a direction and lean into it. But how? We’ll talk you through the process in this episode.

20 MINMAY 1
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Finding direction as a freelancer

Getting through “The Dip”

ESeth Godin talks about how all businesses have to be able to make it through “The Dip”: that period post-launch when interest drops off and you’re not quite established. So how do you get through that period...and how do you realize when you’re out of the dip? We’ll share our takes on that question and more.

19 MINAPR 17
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Getting through “The Dip”

Battling burnout and stoking THE FIRE

EBurnout happens when you’re overloaded in your business--and it’s a big reason freelancers can’t sustain their operations for the long haul. So how can you stoke what Paul calls “THE FIRE” so that you’re always excited and motivated about your work? We get into some tactics and ideas for stoking THE FIRE and talk about why it’s so important.

21 MINAPR 3
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Battling burnout and stoking THE FIRE

Do you need an audience as a freelancer?

EAudience-building is on the to-do list of many freelancers… but does it need to be? In this episode, we’re talking about how to decide whether or not audience-building is right for you and if it makes sense long-term for your business.

19 MINMAR 20
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Do you need an audience as a freelancer?

Should you pay referral fees?

EWhat’s the best way to incentivize referrals that are sent your way--and should you pay referral fees (or acknowledge those with a gift of some sort?) We’re diving into our opinions on the topic, sharing what we do to drive referrals, and talking about how we thank the people who sent opportunities our way.

17 MINMAR 6
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Should you pay referral fees?

Are people who work for themselves and sell things really the enemy?

EThere's a very real feel for online creators around being seen as a "spammy marketer." Paul and I both wrestle with this, so in this episode, we're talking about whether or not people who sell things online (and run their own businesses) are really the enemy. https://creativeclass.co

16 MINFEB 21
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Are people who work for themselves and sell things really the enemy?

Latest Episodes

Don’t drown in the data

ETHERE IS SO MUCH DATA IN THE WORLD. So, as freelancers, what data should we track? And what are vanity metrics that don’t really matter? We’re sharing our insights and lessons learned through personal experience.

20 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Don’t drown in the data

Do you need a business coach/mentor?

EThe answer, as always, is: IT DEPENDS. But in this episode, we’re talking about how to make an informed decision, who it makes sense for, and what to look for if you decide to hire a coach or mentor.

19 MINJUN 12
Comments
Do you need a business coach/mentor?

Community as a lever

EOften times, the “cliques” you’re part of/talk to, online and off, are a huge part of finding success in any type of career. So how do you find your communities (and then use them as a lever/springboard for your freelance business)? We’ll share our best tips.

16 MINMAY 29
Comments
Community as a lever

Do you need a solo retreat?

ESometimes when you live and work in the same space, it can be hard to get into deep work because there are so many distractions around. A solo retreat might be just what you need to get laser focus on a major project--and Kaleigh shares some insight into her personal experience taking on early this year.

17 MINMAY 15
Comments
Do you need a solo retreat?

Finding direction as a freelancer

EMany freelancers struggle when they’re getting started because they’re pulled in too many directions and try to be everything to everyone. What they really need is to pick a direction and lean into it. But how? We’ll talk you through the process in this episode.

20 MINMAY 1
Comments
Finding direction as a freelancer

Getting through “The Dip”

ESeth Godin talks about how all businesses have to be able to make it through “The Dip”: that period post-launch when interest drops off and you’re not quite established. So how do you get through that period...and how do you realize when you’re out of the dip? We’ll share our takes on that question and more.

19 MINAPR 17
Comments
Getting through “The Dip”

Battling burnout and stoking THE FIRE

EBurnout happens when you’re overloaded in your business--and it’s a big reason freelancers can’t sustain their operations for the long haul. So how can you stoke what Paul calls “THE FIRE” so that you’re always excited and motivated about your work? We get into some tactics and ideas for stoking THE FIRE and talk about why it’s so important.

21 MINAPR 3
Comments
Battling burnout and stoking THE FIRE

Do you need an audience as a freelancer?

EAudience-building is on the to-do list of many freelancers… but does it need to be? In this episode, we’re talking about how to decide whether or not audience-building is right for you and if it makes sense long-term for your business.

19 MINMAR 20
Comments
Do you need an audience as a freelancer?

Should you pay referral fees?

EWhat’s the best way to incentivize referrals that are sent your way--and should you pay referral fees (or acknowledge those with a gift of some sort?) We’re diving into our opinions on the topic, sharing what we do to drive referrals, and talking about how we thank the people who sent opportunities our way.

17 MINMAR 6
Comments
Should you pay referral fees?

Are people who work for themselves and sell things really the enemy?

EThere's a very real feel for online creators around being seen as a "spammy marketer." Paul and I both wrestle with this, so in this episode, we're talking about whether or not people who sell things online (and run their own businesses) are really the enemy. https://creativeclass.co

16 MINFEB 21
Comments
Are people who work for themselves and sell things really the enemy?
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