#12: How Freelancers Effectively Handle Scheduling with Shawn Johnston

Shawn Johnston, Web Designer and Founder of Interlink Conference joins Dave and Brian to talk all about scheduling: Managing timelines, controlling client expectations, ensuring you have a strong pipeline of upcoming work, and more. We also talk about Shawn’s experience running the Interlink Conference.

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  1. If any of you are at all interested in hearing me wax poetic about time management as a freelancer, check out http://t.co/jgJZnrA

  2. I don’t know how you guys don’t pick up the phone unless it’s a scheduled client call. I’m not knocking your processes. Just saying that I’d probably be out of business if I required my clients to schedule calls all the time.

    • It’s not something I could get away with early in my career, but I think at this point clients know I respond better to email. It’s also helped to use a central project workspace such as Basecamp or Apollo. Easier for them to know what’s going on at all times.

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