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... maybe you?
I’m looking to fill guest co-host spots for two future episode ideas.
Cultivating a mindset of always be negotiating. You know that phrase ‘always be marketing’? Well, I’m looking for someone who is ‘always be negotiatin’” This doesn’t mean you’re negotiating for big things all the time (I think when freelancers think of negotiating they immediately default to negotiating for money), but also, the small things like specifying the scope of work, tweaking a deadline, coming up with a pay schedule that works best for you. Is this you? Someone you know? Send me an intro by email (email@example.com) with a brief bio, your service areas and client base, and what kinds of things you’ve negotiated in the last quarter of work (a bulleted list is fine)
(Please note - for this episode I am specifically interested in having a womxn co-host who is intersectional in identity and comes from marginalized communities. Individuals who identify as such are more likely to face systemic barriers in negotiating and developing confidence in negotiating. As a result, listeners will have more to gain from them.)
Freelancing, fast and slow. I am looking for a freelancer who has a slow and fast approach to freelance work. (No, this does NOT mean you give into the feast and famine idea.) Slow freelancing refers to projects that span a long timeframe, clients that take a second to onboard, projects that take a while to get paid for. Pitching longform journalism stories and delivering these assignments, for instance, falls into this camp. Fast freelancing refers to ad hoc services or clients you can take on when periods of work feel slow. You’ll get assigned quickly, and this is work you can take on as needed. My ideal co-host will believe that in order to run a freelance business well, both of these components out to be in play.
If this is you, send an intro email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief bio, your service area and client base, and your own approach to slow/fast freelancing.