The Freelancers' Show


Layne Moseley

Petra Manos

Charles Max Wood

Joel Schaubert

Brooks Forsyth

Reuven Lerner

Erik Dietrich

Jonathan Stark

Jeremy Green

Kai Davis

Curtis McHale

Jim Gay

Ashe Dryden

Jeff Schoolcraft

Evan Light

Eric Davis

Philip Morgan



Jan 01, 2021

BONUS: How to Crush Your Biggest Goals in 2021

Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to walk him through the 6 pillars of success that lead to meeting your goals.

Charles Max Wood

Mani Vaya
Dec 22, 2020

TFS 388: Creating Proposals That Actually Work

Petra describes some of the failings she used to have with her proposals and how she turned it all around. Petra now uses several savvy sales techniques in her proposals, but you wouldn't know because the proposal process is very customer-centric. In this podcast episode she walks you through a successful proposal template that has won her hundreds of thousands of dollars in freelancer business.

Petra Manos
Dec 01, 2020

TFS 387: Smart Traffic Generation for Freelancers with Michael Fleischner

Michael Fleischner, SEO expert, Charles Max Wood, podcasting expert, and Petra Manos, Google Ads expert, discuss the latest tips and tricks for generating high quality traffic to your website. We bust a few myths along the way, so don't miss this episode if you want to generate traffic.

Nov 27, 2020

BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working

Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time.

Charles Max Wood

Mani Vaya
Nov 17, 2020

TFS 386: How To Get Corporate Gigs and Scale as a Freelancer with Matthew Mottola

Matthew Mottola, CEO of Venture L and author of The Human Cloud, shares his insights into working as a freelancer as part of a larger corporation. He dispels myths about freelancing vs employment, explains why corporations want you, and provides suggestions into how best to present yourself to a hiring manager.

Petra Manos

Matthew Mottola
Nov 03, 2020

TFS 385: The Principles of Profitability with Marcel Petitpas

In this episode of The Freelancers Show,we talk with Marcel Petipas and he shows us how you can analyze your business and figure out which factors are driving your profit (or lack of) and what to do about it.

Oct 20, 2020

TFS 384: 7 Mistakes Every Freelancer Needs to Avoid on Their Landing Pages

In this episode of The Freelancers Show, Petra walks through several mistakes she sees freelancers and small service providers make on their websites which prevents you from getting good prospects from your website efforts. If you’ve ever spent a lot of time building your website but not seen a return on your website, you might be making one or more of these mistakes as well!

Petra Manos
Oct 06, 2020

TFS 383: Focus On What Matters In Your Sales Conversations with Rob Cornilles

In this episode of The Freelancers Show, Rob Cornilles and Petra Manos discuss the process of selling authentically so that you can generate more business for yourself without feeling sleazy or salesy. The two focus on an effective method for building and maintaining rapport during a sales conversation, a simple and memorable technique that will get results for both you and your clients.

Sep 29, 2020

TFS 382: Google Analytics for Freelancers

What is google analytics and how should I get started with it. Learn about key graphs like traffic reports, pages and how to get started with goals, events and heatmaps.

Sep 22, 2020

TFS 381: Gratitude and Giving to Further Your Freelance Business with Paul Edwards

In this episode of the The Freelancers Show, guest Paul Edwards explains how important it is to connect with executives, influencers and entrepreneurs on a personal level by asking them valuable questions and connecting them with resources. The laws of reciprocity create success for those who use them. He describes how his business went from 0 to $60,000 in just a few months by following a “give first” mindset.

Petra Manos

Paul Edwards
Sep 15, 2020

TFS 380: The Power of Focus From Ideation to Creation with Alex Sanfilippo

In this episode of The Freelancers Show, Alex Sanfilippo, Joel and Petra discuss how to focus ideas and actions in order to come up with products and services that your customers actually want. The same focus, when applied to the creation of the products and services, will propel you forward, even if you don’t have a lot of spare time..

Sep 08, 2020

TFS 379: The Confused Freelancer - How To Get Started In Freelancing with Daniel Rosehill

In this episode of The Freelancers Show, we talk with Daniel Rosehill about navigating the choices of tools a new freelancer faces. From billing to project management to client communications and marketing each tool you choose will have strong points and weak points. Daniel in his new book walks through many of the choices a new freelancer will need to address..

Sep 01, 2020

TFS 378: From Startups to Freelancing with Jay Clouse

In this episode of The Freelancers’ Show, we talk with Jay Clouse about some of the adventures he’s had on his path to freelancing. In college Jay had the idea that you’d have one career and possibly one job until retirement so you’d better pick wisely. There’s a whole other world out there of startups, freelancing, and so many ways to make your path.

Aug 18, 2020

TFS 377: Using Email Newsletters To Stay In Touch With Prospects with Michael Katz

Michael Katz walks the panelists through his strategies for staying in touch with prospects through the use of email newsletters. Storytelling is key here, and so Michael suggests ways to weave stories through your correspondence in order to make your content more personable and entertaining.

Petra Manos

Michael Katz
Aug 04, 2020

TFS 376: The Danger of One with Jason Montoya

In this episode of The Freelancers' Show, the panelists and guest, Jason Montoya discuss the problems with having just one of anything, and other factors that lead to fragility for your business. We discuss how the current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed those weaknesses for some, and how we've dealt with them.

Jul 21, 2020

TFS 375: How to Build a Company from Scratch with Marc Summe

Guest, Marc Summe shares the ins and outs of building a company from the ground up, especially as it relates to SAS products. As developers, we are not always trained on how to do startups - so check out this very informative episode of The Freelancers Show.

Charles Max Wood

Marc Summe
Jul 06, 2020

TFS 374: Overcoming the Corona Slump with Jim Huffman

Jim Huffman, Petra Manos, and Joel Schaubert discuss how they've handled downturns in business due to Coronavirus and how they've been able to turn them around. Jim's company focuses on conversion rate optimization. Jim's company was growing and hiring until Coronavirus hit in March. Petra discusses her similar experience with clients cutting costs. They discuss how they did the work to turn things around.

Jun 30, 2020

TFS 373: Remote Work with William Gant

Will Gant, author of [Remote Work]( joins the panel to talk about working from home and working outside of the client's office. He and the panel share their experience with working through the challenges, benefits, and methods of working remotely.

Jun 23, 2020

TFS 372: Getting started with YouTube with John Sonmez

How to get started in YouTube for an absolute beginner. John lays out a path from picking a topic, to editing, to promoting your YouTube content..

Jun 16, 2020

TFS 371: Content Marketing with Google Display Ads

Petra has been working to get blog traffic growth through the traditional social media and email marketing. She tried out promoting her blog posts with Google display ads and retargeting them to get them to come back. She outlines the details in a blog post and then walked the panel through her process.

Jun 09, 2020

TFS 370: Staying Relevant on Social Media with Italina Kirknis

Italina Kirknis has been running a social media management company for the last 8 years. She talks to the panel about how to frame the conversation, how to be vulnerable, and how to increase your reach and stay relevant on social media.

Jun 02, 2020

TFS 369: Marketing for Freelancers with Tess Ball

Tess Ball is an expert in marketing for small businesses. She walks the panel through doing content, social media, and other types of marketing and how to build relationships that will ultimately lead to business.

May 26, 2020

TFS 368: How to do Personalized & Relevant Ecommerce Marketing with Rytis Lauris

Rytis Lauris joins the panelists of The Freelancers Show to discuss the use of automation tools that can personalize your contact with visitors on your website.

May 19, 2020

TFS 367: Bookkeeping and Finances with Paul Kogan

Paul Kogan from LessAccounting joins the Freelancers' Show panel this week to discuss bookkeeping and finances. They discuss bookkeeping, hiring a bookkeeper, what to look for in your finances, taxes, and much more...

May 12, 2020

TFS 366: How to Go Freelance when You've Been Laid Off with Scott Jones

Scott Jones is the author of The Free Agent Mindset. He talks us through building a list of your skills and building a brand to find clients if you've been laid off and decide to go freelance. We also go into other strategies behind building up your new freelance practice.