Matt DeLong - Freelancer to Business Owner

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A presentation on moving from Freelancer to Business Owner, brought to BarCamp Memphis by Matt DeLong from Core Commerce in Nashville. Core Commerce was a Platinum Sponsor for the event.

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  • ASK: how many freelancers? ASK: How many business owners?
  • ASK: What are some reasons why people would want to make this switch?
  • ASK: What are some reasons why people would want to make this switch?
  • ASK: What are some reasons why people would want to make this switch?
  • Explain the Other reasons—if you want to sell as a freelancer.
  • Explain the Other reasons—if you want to sell as a freelancer.
  • How many freelancers in the audience? Business owners? How many have real W-2 employees – not just contractors? Have to carefully consider when to make the switch. Cold turkey = low chance of success. **Disclaimer** Most would wait for some event – slow sales, etc I waited for a spike in projects and had a chunk of money that was coming in for 3 projects I finished and was waiting for the final 50% of projects to come in . Hired a sales person, and assumed 3
  • The difference between an honest and careless mistake
  • ASK: how many freelancers? ASK: How many business owners?
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