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Dr. Jason Troyer - Bootstrapping from Academia to Authority

Dr. Jason Troyer joined me on Ditching Hourly to share the details of his journey from tenured academic to authority entrepreneur.

Dre Beltrami - Shut Up And Listen

Dre Beltrami returns to Ditching Hourly to drop her patented iconoclastic worldviews. This time around we talk about Google+, Pinterest, search vs feed, stealing longt...

Jason Resnick - Masterclass In Pragmatic Email Automation

Email automation guru Jason Resnick joined me on Ditching Hourly to geek out about serving subscribers more effectively with less effort. We ended up chatting for ...

Employee Mindset

Reverse Interview with Peter Mobley of Geogram

Geogram President Peter Mobley reached out to ask if he could come on Ditching Hourly to interview me, and of course, I said yes. I'm not sure that's what happened but...

Generalist vs Specialists: Music Edition

Coaching Call with Voice Coach Adrian Goldner

Vocal coach and acapella group leader Adrian Goldner joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm ways to package and price his expertise in more profitable ways.

Fancy Dams

Michael Lynch - I Regret My $46k Website Redesign

Tiny Pilot Founder, Michael Lynch joined me on Ditching Hourly to discuss his $46k website redesign, why he regretted it, and some ideas on how to avoid these sorts of...

Japanese Maple

Mind The Gap

Keyboard Smashing Fury

Joel Clermont - From Hourly Billing Agency Owner to Value Pricing Soloist

Joel Clermont joined me on Ditching Hourly to detail his multi-year transition from "hourly billing" agency owner to "value pricing" soloist.

Are You Over Delivering? (TBOA#227)

Overdelivering—giving your clients and buyers more than they expected or contracted for—is a seemingly thoughtful and helpful practice that is anything but. (cross-pos...

Sunsetting Products And Services

This episode is an anonymized question that I answered in one of my Ditcherville LIVE Q&A sessions inside of my group coaching community.

How Project Oversight Retainers Work

This episode is an anonymized question that I answered in one of my Ditcherville LIVE Q&A sessions inside of my group coaching community.

How To Capture And Organize Ideas For A Daily Mailing List

This episode is an anonymized question that I answered in one of my Ditcherville LIVE Q&A sessions inside of my group coaching community.

Kevin Freidberg - Adapting The Why Conversation

Founder of 7-Second Websites, Kevin Freidberg joined me on Ditching Hourly to describe how he has adapted The Why Conversation to better suit his personality and land ...

Coaching Call with Web3 Consultant Luke Willis

Web3 Consultant Luke Willis joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm ways to position and package his crypto/blockchain/web3 expertise.

Coaching Call with UX Writer Merav Levkowitz

UX writer, Merav Levkowitz joined me on Ditching Hourly for a coaching call to brainstorm ways she could get away from billing hourly for ongoing maintenance and execu...

Alex Hillman - Paid Project Discovery

Author, founder, and rebel scum, Alex Hillman returned to Ditching Hourly, this time to talk about paid project discovery engagements.

Solar System Content Model

Let’s say you wanted to start a daily mailing list… How would you come up with enough stuff to write about? My Solar System Content Model is the answer.

Punk Marketing

The core strategy behind my "punk" marketing approach.

Absolutely Everything Can Be Measured

Other than hourly billing, this is the mindset shift that has had the biggest impact on my business.

What if you had no competition?

This time on Ditching Hourly I answer a question from Kenneth Taylor about how to build a solo authority business that essentially has no competition.

Coaching Call with “JavaScript-in-FileMaker” expert Jeremy Brown

“JavaScript-in-FileMaker” expert Jeremy Brown joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm which business models might make the most sense for his highly specialized are...

David C. Baker - The 5 Things That Happen Right After You Specialize

The “Expertise Expert” himself, David C. Baker joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about the 5 things that happen right after you specialize.

Rick Finkelstein - The Heavy Metal Lawyer

My dear old friend Rick “Fink” Finkelstein joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about he got booked solid using fixed fees, specialization, and niching.

Coaching Call with Trading Card Creator Colyn Brown

Longtime web developer and freshly minted trading card creator Colyn Brown joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm about how to capitalize on early interest in his ...

Digby Leigh - Alternative Fee Arrangements for the Legal Industry

Long-time lawyer, second-time guest, and first-time SaaS co-founder Digby Leigh joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about alternative fee arrangements making inroads ...

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