[Coaching: Maia #5] — Booked Out a Month in Advance!!! 🎉 + Case Study Interview Updates + How to Delegate Tasks to Staff

By Zach Swinehart

Coaching series: Can Zach get this beginner freelancer (Maia) to a 6-figure income ($8,333/mo) within 6 months?

Follow their journey through the ups and downs and watch them grow!

Milestones from today’s episode:

  • Booked out 1 month in advance while fine-tuning services for better client engagement
  • Onboarded two new designers and aligning them with the studio’s style and ethos

Coaching highlights from today’s episode:

  • Leveraging Instagram interactions to build potential client relationships
  • Importance of outsourcing repetitive tasks to focus on impactful activities
  • Strategies for upskilling new designers to fit the studio’s unique design language

Original coaching call recording date: 06/14/2023

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AI-Generated Summary:

  • 0:00 – 2:00 — Zach introduces the “Six Months to Six Figures” series, featuring Maia’s journey as a freelancer aiming to earn $100,000 a year, equivalent to $8,333 a month.
  • 2:00 – 4:00 — Zach discusses the series format, similar to accelerator coaching, and mentions the availability of similar coaching through a provided link.
  • 4:00 – 6:00 — Maia shares her excitement about an upcoming interview with a sex coach client, discussing her “Start to Learn” series concept and its focus on inspiring people to begin projects.
  • 6:00 – 8:00 — Maia explains her strategy for client engagement, emphasizing the importance of brand identity in motivating clients to expand their projects.
  • 8:00 – 10:00 — Zach and Maia discuss the effectiveness of her interview series for both past and potential clients, and Maia talks about her success in client engagement and booking through targeted content strategies on Instagram.
  • 10:00 – 12:00 — Zach suggests creating an e-course to educate potential clients about Maia’s process; Maia focuses on raising prices and filling her waitlist.
  • 12:00 – 14:00 — Maia discusses her clarity on marketing strategies and seeks advice on managing her newly hired design team.
  • 14:00 – 16:00 — Zach advises on delegation and efficient task assignment, emphasizing the importance of outsourcing easy tasks and time auditing.
  • 16:00 – 18:00 — Maia aims to train her designers in her studio’s style and client onboarding, while Zach suggests focusing on improving their general design skills.
  • 18:00 – 20:00 — Discussion on appropriate training for Maia’s design team, including whether it should be billable and utilizing online courses.
  • 20:00 – 22:41 — Zach concludes with tips on task delegation and announces the end of the session, promoting the DYF accelerator and Maia’s business.