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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 nearly 100% of his prospects.

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 execution work with her clients.

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 area of expertise.

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 bluegrass trading cards.

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 in the legal industry.

Coaching Call with Equity-Driven Design Strategist Lucy Flores

Equity-Driven Design Strategist Lucy Flores joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm her positioning.

Ton Dobbe - The “Broken” Triangle

Ton Dobbe joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about the three requirements of any expensive problem, and how to reverse engineer these factors into a simple formula.

Paul Klein - The Three Pillars of Revenue

Entrepreneur, consultant, and former hair metal guitarist Paul Klein joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about his Three Pillars of Revenue: consulting, training, and infoproducts.

Coaching Call with Java Developer Alice B.

Java Developer Alice B. (name withheld by request) joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about what to do when the things that you're good become less popular.

Coaching Call with Business Appraiser Charlie Stanton

Business appraiser Charlie Stanton joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm how to differentiate what is typically considered a commodity service.

Coaching Call with Outdoor Brand Identity Designer Devin Renaud

Outdoor brand identity designer Devin Renaud joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm how to get more leads.

Paul Boag - Helping People For Free At Scale

The OG of podcasting, Paul Boag, joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about how helping people for free is good for business.

Sam Shepler - Productized Testimonials

Sam Shepler, founder of Testimonial Hero, joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about the moving parts of productized services.

Ryan Berman - Courage Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker, author, and entrepreneur Ryan Berman joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about using courage as a competitive advantage.

Swizec Teller - The Employed Consultant

Software engineer, author, and educator Swizec Teller joined me to talk about consulting vs employment in Silicon Valley.

Philip Morgan - The Self-Made Expert

My good friend Philip Morgan interviewed me on The Self-Made Expert Podcast about what's been going on behind the scenes in my business for the past couple years.

Blair Enns - Productized Services

Blair Enns returned to Ditching Hourly to discuss the pros and cons of productized services.

Coaching Call with Architect Carl Maxey

Architect Carl Maxey joined me on Ditching Hourly to brainstorm how to use value pricing in his business.

Justin Jackson - Catching Bigger Waves

Transistor.fm co-founder Justin Jackson joined me on Ditching Hourly to talk about leveling up your "business game" by learning to spot bigger waves.

Coaching Call with Design Thinking Consultant Hannah Berson

Design Thinking Consultant Hannah Berson joined me on Ditching Hourly to figure out a way to align the financial incentives on a novel three-party deal.

Coaching Call with David Thorp

David Thorp joins me for a positioning discussion to figure out if he's a Filemaker developer or a Swift developer or a software architect or a business analyst or something else.

Coaching Call with Software Architect George Stocker

Software architect George Stocker joins me to get clarity on his ideal buyer.

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