Start a Freelance Business Today

Freelancing with YouTube, WordPress, Upwork and Fiverr!
Narrated by: Jerry Banfield
Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Help my freelance business survive online today when you buy this book! Inside you will discover the tools I use to work full time online as a freelancer online using WordPress, YouTube, Upwork, and Fiverr! After you hear how I setup and run my business online, I hope you will be inspired to continue working on your business today! Freelancing online is the best thing that has ever happened to my career because I now have the freedom to work anywhere and anytime using my WordPress website, YouTube channel, Upwork profile, and Fiverr gigs. When you add this book to your library, you will help me continue to stay here serving you and feel motivated to go forward today in your work!

Use this book to build a complete system that works for you today to get started and advance your work as a freelancer online based on what is working for me today. If you want to get an hourly job you can work online that pays more than what you are doing right now, you might find the Upwork section of the course very helpful. If you immediately want to have something to show for your work online, you might enjoy learning how you can make your first $20 fast using Fiverr gigs. If you want a business system where clients find you and all you have to do is show what you do on your website and on YouTube, the WordPress and YouTube sections will powerfully combine for you the way they do for me!

If you are hiring freelancers to grow your business online or you are serving clients now, you can use this book to build a system for quickly hiring freelancers to help you! I have hired hundreds of people on Upwork and spent $5,000+ on Fiverr buying gigs to allow me to spend more time doing the most valuable work. I have managed hundreds of clients and learned the hard way what works and what does not work to scale a freelancing business online.

Thank you very much for your interest in learning to start a freelance business with me today, and I hope to see you in the book soon!

©2016 Jerry Banfield (P)2016 Jerry Banfield

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  • 07-06-18

This guy just rambles

Was looking for concrete tips to start a freelancing business and this book was not helpful.

This guy just rambles about being in loving service, over and over... and freely admits that he doesn’t even script the books in advance. Ya... I can tell! Couldn’t get past chapter 3.

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Not a step-by-step guide

This book does not talk in details about how to build a freelance business or to be a successful freelancer. Rather, it's mainly about the author experience and what you can learn from his mistakes. The information is very generic and the same points being repeated in almost every chapter.

It is an ok book if you just want to listen to stories of someone who has been in the social media freelancing business. Do not expect to get a "step-by-step" guide from this book.

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Thanks for the honesty.

Not as technical as I expected. It was more about the human side. Thankfully, I needed that as well.

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Lacks Depth

If your looking for in-depth details on how to start freelancing on YourTube, WordPress or Fiver then look for another option.....

Yes, the book did discuss these options however at a very high level.

The book consists of the author really just providing a pep talk for you to persevere over any adversity....

What sticks out, from the book, the number of times he mentions how he was banded from Udemy as well as how individuals complained about Jerry charging for his time.

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The good points explained are in the title

There are points of this audio that were tough to listen through.

The book does have a few great points. Points articulate positive direction for setting up practice business online.

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Helpful, funny and inspiring!

Jerry oozes experience and shares his lessons learnt in an off the cuff way that is easy to digest and internalize. I for one love the humorous tangents he goes on right when the reader needs to reset. The narration is more like a long TED talk which is a refreshing change from the overly edited format of the past.

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Good info, a little much rambling

This book has great information and Jerry seems honest and up front about his experience . The only negative is after the first few chapters everything gets redundant and he starts rambling. I would still purchase another one of his books though.

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Great and honest book.

Loved everything about it. Don't change yourself Jerry. You are awesome! I am going to buy your youtube guide also.

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  • sam
  • 04-20-17

Fantastic book

I really enjoyed this book and have become a fan of Jerry's honesty and work. The information was very grounded, easy to follow and I was left after finishing the book with some great ideas to get started. I would highly recommend.

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  • Mr Amara Sesay
  • 03-14-17

Open and honest insights into freelancing

Open and honest insights into freelancing. interesting listen. time to put into it into practice.

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  • Russell LEAK
  • 11-29-16

Some great tips

Good tips and advice for people looking to set up a freelance business. I've been freelance for years but still got something from Jerrys years of experience. Honest and open approach to business advice.

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  • J C S MACHADO
  • 04-05-19

Good audio book

This book is about a few (good) points about freelancing and very much based on the author’s experience.
The author seems to me a very honest person, I enjoyed the way he shares his experience.

On the negative side, this book misses some structure. Still, a good book.

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  • vegeta9020
  • 03-05-18

A great insight into Freelancing

Really enjoyed this one, and he is right. There will be fluff, he references other sources etc. BUT... his experience alone makes this book for me. A great intro into building your own business and first steps into Marketing. I will implement a lot of the ideas proposed too 😊

Thank you Jerry!

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  • Maria
  • 02-11-18

easy to listen, eye opening

great to give you a (really) basic idea of how everything works. helped me to understand the business. not too many information on the "deeper" level but still I'd recommend to everyone who is thinking about freelancing

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  • Kia
  • 12-08-17

Great book!

Jerry Banfield has changed my perspective on freelancing completely and he is a very honest, transparent teacher that really wants to help!

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  • AJS
  • 12-12-19

Use what you can, discard the rest.

Not a bad listen if you’re the type who has strong empathy, patience, tolerance and listening skills. I’ve actually extracted a number of useful tidbits while listening that I intend to try.

Jerry articulates positive values and while his approach and technique may not appeal to everyone, you can make it worth your time and money if you frame it right.

This is a very casual and mostly unstructured dialogue that acts a bit more like a presentation than a book. There are no step by step instructions (not that I was looking for any), but many anecdotes and suggestions and a long but earnest pep talk.

I appreciated the humanity, it made the content relatable. That said, the content could have been refined to make it more engaging and less lengthy as well. Maybe a little less repetition on certain dramatic events would also help.

I don’t see this as ranting as some people have describe it. I see it as someone who is trying to share a message but still needs to work on technique. Practice makes perfect, right?

The good thing about audiobooks is being able to listen and do (certain) things at the same time. I don’t regret my purchase or time spent listening.