Kickstart the freelancing career of your dreams.

This book is a crash course in everything you want to know about freelancing. From attracting the right clients to charging what you're worth, I promise this book will be a valuable investment in your freelancing career.

" Kickstart Your Freelancing Career is the book I wish I had a few years ago.
No other book on design and freelancing has inspired me to take action as much as this one. I really liked the fact that Matt included worksheets with each chapter, because after gaining expert knowledge it forces you to take ACTION, which is one of the most valuable lessons of all. "

Mike M. Freelance UI/UX Designer

Simple, actionable advice.

  • Chapter 1
    Is Freelancing Right for You?
    Before you kickstart your freelancing career, you have to make sure that freelancing is right for you. In this chapter I'll make sure you that if you do decide to freelance part-time or full-time, you won't do so without knowing what you're getting yourself into. How do you know if it's right for you? How do you know when to make the transition? Download the book to find out!
  • Chapter 2
    How to Make Freelancing Your Primary Income
    Don’t "make the leap" into full-time freelancing because you hate your current job. Remember, you're starting your own business and that's not something to rush into unprepared. I'll show you how to plan your transition while considering the financial, emotional, and physical impact it will have on both you and your freelance clients.
  • Chapter 3
    Identifying and Attracting Your Ideal Client
    If you've been struggling to "find more clients", you've got it all wrong. You shouldn't be in a position where you constantly have to find new work. Instead, you want to set up your business so that your ideal clients find you. In this chapter, I'll help you identify your ideal clients and change your positioning to attract them to your business.
  • Chapter 4
    Properly Setting Your Rate
    Not sure how or what to charge your clients? Are you scared to raise your rates and losing work? This chapter is all about identifying the value of your solution and anchoring your price against that number. Whether you charge for time, value, or a fixed rate, you can easily increase your prices and set the right expectations for your clients by making just a few simple changes to your onboarding process.
  • Chapter 5
    Writing a Winning Proposal
    Have you ever spent meticulously crafting emails and proposals for a prospective client only to never hear from them again after you push send? I'll show you how to write a proposal that will get signed and collect payment upfront. By offering multiple options and anchoring your price against what the client stands to profit from your solution, your proposals will come back signed almost every time.
  • Chapter 6
    Managing Projects, Clients, and Expectations
    In this chapter I'll show you the importance of communicating clearly and often with each of your clients. You'll also learn how to present your work in a way that minimizes negative feedback and those endless revision cycles. All of this will play into how you can maintain a healthy work-life balance while working on multiple projects.
  • Chapter 7
    Collecting Payments, Testimonials, and Referrals
    Have you ever been stiffed by a client or had to fight for a payment? After reading this chapter, that will never happen again. I'll show you the strategies all-star freelancers and consultants use to collect large payments upfront. Then when the project is over, I'll show you how to get valuable testimonials and referrals from your clients that will attract even more clients to your business.

What's included?

" I wish I had a guide like this years ago. Kickstart Your Freelancing Career is a definite must-read for creatives starting their own business and gives a “real-world” perspective on freelancing and being a business owner. "

Adam G. Freelance Illustrator & Designer

Kickstart Your Freelancing Career

There has never been a better time in the history of the world to be a freelancer. More and more companies are hiring freelancers every day and web technology is making it easy to find them too. The demand far outweighs the supply and there's no reason why you can't to be a part of it.

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You'll learn how to...

have a successful freelancing career in a saturated market and...

  • Make clients come to you
  • Raise your rates
  • Charge for value, not time
  • Position yourself for success
  • Ask the RIGHT questions