Brent Spilkin is a business consultant, serial entrepreneur, angel investor and author of “What the Freelance” based in South Africa where he specializes in MAC: media, advertising, communications, and sometimes, tech. In today’s episode, we discuss his new book for freelancers, realistic goal setting and how to close a deal in the sales meeting.
Mandy Menaker is head of brand development and PR at Shapr: think Tinder meets LinkedIn for marketing professionals. She originally went to school for film production with a focus on logistics. In this episode, we discuss standing out in a crowded marketplace, shaping your voice, and finding the balance between doing what works without following the crowd.
Lead genius, Founder of Copyhackers and Co-founder of Airstory, Joanna lovingly refers to herself as the original conversion copywriter. She built Copyhackers to teach people how to write copy and use their words to make people say yes. In today’s episode, we cover a lot of ground, from discussing what copywriting really is and eavesdropping on your customers to the importance of testing.
Carrie Dils is a web developer, freelancer, consultant, and educator. But most importantly, a professional, self-proclaimed nacho maker. Her journey began with a vision for a coffee shop, and now she finds herself positioned as an educational leader and regular conference speaker. In this episode, we discuss the freelancer dilemma, why making up cool kids clubs is not cool, and how to build bridges and share knowledge.
Mario Peshev’s writing has been featured in Forbes and Inc. He is the CEO of DevriX, a technical agency that provides high scale solutions to small and medium enterprises and startups. In today’s episode, we discuss why going niche isn’t always the final endgame, using mediums efficiently and persistence.