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Freelance to Founder

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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… read more

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The Truth About Being a ‘Founder’

On today’s episode, we chat with Chase, a co-founder at Electric Eye. They help Direct-to-Consumer Shopify brands make more money. Like Clay and me, Chase started out as a freelancer, but over the last five years he and his business partner have grown their agency to eight employees.

In this conversation with Chase, we talk about all the things we three wish we had known about making the transition from freelancer to founder.

We cover everything from hiring (of course) to when you should niche, fighting imposter syndrome, onboarding clients, sending client gifts, fixing major screw-ups and more.

It’s a jam-packed episode and a must-listen for anyone wanting to know the truth behind what it’s like to go from freelance to founder.

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