March Freelancer Meetup Notes – Marketing and Lead Generation

Creating an Instagram Business Profile Presentation by Adrien Lexington 65% of traffic from Instagram Chris Do Design challenge 10,000 followers in a month Carousel up to 10 images 80% outside of US, so working in global market Only follow back if they like or ask for a follow Hashtags you can follow Ren Sagel (Spelling?) …

February Freelancer Meetup Notes – Scoping, Contracts, etc.

Scoping: Adrian: doesn’t charge hourly but bases it on percentage of needed salary E.g. 6 billable hours / workday x 200 work days / year divided by needed salary So broad scope then refine then negotiate w/ client Turns into a fixed price bid Vanessa: see Vanessa’s hourly calculator David: “Dictatorial” approach – tell them …

January 2020 Freelancer Meetup – Business Planning with Lean Canvas

Topic: Business Planning – The Lean Canvas https://leanstack.com/leancanvas The group reviewed the Lean Canvas template and filled out each section. Below is the recommended order: Customer Segments Problem (client pain points) Unique Value Proposition Solution Channels Revenue Streams Cost Structure Key Metrics Unfair Advantage Resources: Sheila shared an exercise she participated in previously, using a pen …

October 2019 Freelancer Meetup Notes

Topics: Managing Clients Expectations During Review Cycles Site Content Strategies Accessibility Site Audits Email TODOs Register for the Slack channel on wpseattle.org Check out WordCamp conference coming up in November 9-10, $50 for 2 days @ WSCC: https://2019.seattle.wordcamp.org/ Register as Wordcamp volunteer! (via the website) Submit topics for next FL meetup group to Sheila and …