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Unemployable provides actionable strategies for thousands of freelancers, consultants, coaches, and entrepreneurs. Brian Clark is an entrepreneur who has started eight successful businesses, and he draws upon his own evolution from solo to CEO to del...Show More
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26:44 | Mar 7th, 2017

I was in Austin last week speaking at a conference, and I had an interesting conversation with one of the other speakers. It's a guy I've known for years on the web writing circuit. He started off saying how he had always felt as if he'd missed out f...Show More

26:43 | Aug 21st

Today is the big day that we've been alluding to now for a few weeks here on the Unemployable podcast. The Unemployable Initiative is open, and accepting applications. In this edition of the podcast, Brian Clark and Jerod Morris explain the big id...Show More
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11:01 | Aug 16th

No matter what type of services you offer as a freelancer, having an arsenal of photo and video tools that can help you create high-quality graphics, images, and media is always a good idea. Even if you might not need them for client work, you can u...Show More

30:02 | Aug 14th

We’ve talked a lot about curation this season on Unemployable. And with good reason: a curation marketing strategy has proven to be an effective way to build a successful online audience and business in an age of content overload. But we also know t...Show More

1:00:13 | Jul 31st

“Don’t build on someone else’s land,” you’ve heard me say many times over the years. Especially with a company with a horrible track record like Facebook. And for your own website, there’s really no need. With powerful platforms that allow you contr...Show More
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