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The Freelance Podclass

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The Freelance Podclass is not your ordinary podcast! It features a series of actionable lessons designed to help you solve the biggest challenges you are facing in launching and growing a profitable Freelance Business. Join the founder of Freelance University, Craig Cannings, and an amazing faculty … read more


The Virtual Skills Summit Preview Class Part One

Today we’re thrilled to share a preview of our upcoming Virtual Skills Summit, happening May 10-12, 2021! Join us as I introduce the 10 skill topics we’re going to feature. I’ll explain why we’ve picked them and how you can apply them to your business and client work. Discover how learning even one of these skills could have a profound impact on your success this year!


Podcast Outline:

[0:54] Introduction to the Virtual Skills Summit preview - how to register and find out more details. Craig explains the reason for choosing 10 topics and how they can open up new income streams for your business.


10 Skill Topics Included at This Year’s Summit

[3:27] Online Course Creation and Management (Craig Cannings) - how unprecedented growth happened in this niche during 2020, leading to great demand and opportunities for freelancers with this skill set.

[5:49] Email Marketing Sequences (Abby Perets) - how to send messages to your audience at the right time, learning to use the tools and techniques needed to create email marketing sequences.

[7:26] How to Become an Effective Online Community Manager (Jay Clouse) - how online community is a big deal, with companies needing freelancers who know how to build warm, supportive communities.

[9:04] Website Conversion Design (Shannon Mattern) - how to create conversion-friendly websites that lead to business results like email leads and sales. 

[10:17] Online Business Management (Sarah Noked) - how the rise of the remote workforce has led to an increased demand for business systems, project management systems, and team management.

[11:36] Online Marketing Funnels (Bob Sparkins) - how to develop vital skills for building awesome funnels that allow your clients, including a wide variety of entrepreneurs and businesses, to grow their email list.

[12:51] Creative Content Creation (Cynthia Trevino) - how to stay consistent and creative with content like blog posts, newsletters, social media, videos, and podcasts to engage your client’s audience and expand their reach.

[14:15] Stress-Free Product Launches (Tasha Booth) - how to create systems and preparation plans to run online launches successfully and become a product launch manager for a wide variety of clients and products.

[15:50] YouTube Video Marketing (Rob Balasabas) - how YouTube video usage has increased during COVID-19, leading to businesses needing freelancers to set up their YouTube channels and distribute keyword-targeted videos.

[16:52] SEO Writing (Julia McCoy) - how to write great SEO copy for web pages, blogs, and any piece of online content for your business and your clients.

[18:01] Recap of the skills lineup and how to sign up for the Free Pass and All-Access Pass - how FreeU’s Summit will differ from other summits.

[19:52] How to purchase the Early Bird Special for the All-Access Pass and what’s available in this plan

[21:00] What’s happening on next week’s Virtual Summit preview

[21:30] The value of investing hours in skill-based training that can transform your business


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