012: The money-making effects of retainer contracts w/ Bizzy Coy

012: The money-making effects of retainer contracts w/ Bizzy Coy

Our guest today is Bizzy Coy! Bizzy is a freelance writer based out of the woods in upstate New York. She writes website copy, emails, and event description. This was an amazing episode where we dig into a lot of the nitty gritty details of her freelance business!

Bizzy and I talk about

  • Her path from Full-time agency employee -> full-time remote -> part-time freelance -> full-time freelance!
  • Why her pricing model right now is retainer-based
  • How to work with small number of clients on a consistent basis
  • Getting to a point where you don’t have to chase clients
  • What a retainer agreement actually looks like
  • Time tracking sucks! Here’s how to stop doing it.
  • Long-term relations are so much better than one-off projects
  • How to handle burn out on agency life, city life, commutes, and giant mice

Freelancer Fav Five

  1. Revenue
    – $24k
  2. Books
    Setting the Table by Danny Meyer
  3. Software
    Strikingly
    Headspace
  4. People
    – Kristen Gaerlan (Website | Twitter)

Guest Info
Bizzy Coy
http://www.bizzycoy.com

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