71 minutes | Sep 7th 2020

071: How To Go From Freelancer To Studio Owner w/ Karl Doran

Karl Doran explains what he’s learned by going from freelance motion design to owning his own studio. He describes his process for landing clients without the use of traditional advertising. He also talks about setting clear expectations with clients so that everyone is happy with the results of his work. Both freelancing and running your own agency have their advantages. There’s a sense of freedom to both, but they come with different responsibilities. My guest on this episode started his own successful agency after years of freelancing. Today, he’s sharing some lessons he learned from this switch. About Karl Doran Karl Doran is a creative director and founder of Flow Creative, an animation studio and branding agency in Manchester. His team of eight illustrators, designers, and project managers has created animated explainer films, brand films, and social content for numerous companies and arts and culture organizations. How can you leverage your network to land the next big job? We would love to hear from you. We are @motionhatch on Twitter and Instagram. Have you transitioned from freelance to studio work? What’s one lesson you learned from the switch? Let us know on Twitter or Instagram. Find full show notes here. Join the Motion Design Client Challenge Join the waitlist for our brand new course Client Quest. Find Karl Doran online Follow Karl on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Linkedin Motion North Meetup Harvest Xero Thanks for Listening! Podcast music licensed by Big Waves sonosanctus.com dankoch.net Podcast production & marketing support by the team at Counterweight Creative  
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