I've been a freelancer for almost a decade. People often tell me that I'm "living the dream" - and they're right. I work when I want, with who I want, anytime I want. I have time for my family, my travels, my hobbies...and even my daily naps (I love naps). This is what it means to be a freelancer for me. What would it mean for you?
Would it mean...
You can do all of the above - and more.
Does this sound like you?
IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY! I want to show you the exact strategies I've used to create a thriving, fun and fulfilling freelancing business where I work only 10 hours per week.
Are you ready to end the struggle and change your life and business? Let's do this.
Fearless Freelancers is an incubator program designed to transform your digital freelancing into a thriving business in 6 months or less. Over the past decade, I've grown my business from humble virtual assistant to 6-figure strategist and digital agency. Throughout the mentorship, you'll learn my proven strategies to massively grow your business through weekly video lessons, live coaching, essential freelancer resources, and amazing support from our community of fearless freelancers.
Learn how I turned a part-time gig into a 6-figure money maker, while maintaining my freedom.
Our first month is dedicated to getting full clarity, setting intentions, and developing the mindset to be a successful freelancer. We'll be laying the groundwork you haven't even considered that will set you apart from the rest.
Confidence is the biggest profit prohibitor for freelancers. This month, we'll be overcoming fear and self-doubt to land clients who we love (and who love us) with my proven closing strategies.
Learn how I went from making $1,000 per month to over $10,000 per month from a single client, plus my secrets for asking and getting the money you deserve (without them batting an eyelash).
A happy client makes a happy (and profitable) freelancer. This month, we'll be focusing on creating amazing relationships to turn clients into life-long friends who become your biggest advocates and referrers.
Efficiently running a freelance business is the difference between being free and stuck. This month, I'll show you how I work part-time (with Friday's off!) while making a full-time income.
The beauty of freelancing is that you can steer yourself any direction you choose (thanks Dr. Seuss). In our final month, we'll be discussing how to take your freelancing to a whole new level to earn more money, more credibility and more freedom.
Access lessons in your own time and re-watch them when you need to. Lessons are accompanied by resources and assignments to keep you on track.
Our weekly calls are essential to getting your questions answered, listening to solutions from the group, and being part of an amazing community of freelancers.
Map your success with downloadable planners, helpful client scripts, document templates, meditations and more.
Get a one-on-one call with Afton at month three to discuss your plan of action, concerns, challenges and setting intentions for the future.
Sometimes you just want to get instant gratification. Connect to Afton and other Fearless Freelancers through Facebook Messenger.
All members will have lifetime access to the materials as well as new and updated lesssons and resources to help you to continue to grow.
This mentorship isn't for everyone. It's for hard-working, heart-driven, freedom-seeking digital professionals, including...
If you're considering any of these positions, this is where you want to be. Businesses all around the world are in desperate need of awesome digital talent. If I can do it, so can you.
Fearless Freelancers is an online program designed to be accessible to freelancers around the world. That means you have access to the community and content 24/7. The everlasting connections you'll make will be invaluable - and they're made possible by this digital world.
If you would like to join our in-person Thailand retreat, click here to learn more.
The 6-month mentorship is an incubator program designed to create realistic goals and action steps for your freelance business through monthly lessons, live coaching calls, accountability breakout sessions, resources, and even a one-on-one call with Afton. You'll get all the tools you'll need to run a successful online business as a digital freelancer and gain the confidence you need to really kill it.
• Advanced business skills to put you ahead of your competitors and make you stand out as a true professional
• Confidence to really make the money you deserve and land the clients you've always wanted
• Increased profits by helping you to correctly price your services, finding more profitable clients and projects, and potentially creating your own team
• A valuable community to lean on so that you're not going at it alone - we've got your back
• Tools and resources you need so that you don't have to struggle (and we're here to help if you do)
Results are individual, however, our mentees typically see an almost immediate increase in earnings, client bookings, and confidence in themselves and their businesses. If you apply the strategies that are outlined and are completely committed to the process, you too will see tremendous results.
You're expected to complete all lessons, attend at least one live call each month, and a one-on-one call with Afton.
Coaching calls are held twice per week, with one AM and one PM call to help accommodate your schedule. You can choose one or both calls!
Time to complete guided lessons is approximately 30-60 minutes per week and each coaching call is approximately 60 minutes.
The bigger commitment is to yourself and your success. We're looking for determined and driven freelancers to join the mentorship. No one is left behind - but you have to put the work in.
Nope! This program is open to anyone who is interested in becoming a freelancer. If you're looking for freedom, flexibility, and financial abundance, you're in the right place. Many of our members are stay-at-home moms, those who are working in a remote location, digital nomads, or anyone looking to escape the 9-5.
Although the mentorship is geared towards digital freelancers, many of the lessons and resources can be applied to offline freelancers as well.
I've been working in digital marketing for almost a decade, helping clients all around the world to have their voice heard online. As a freelancer, I'm living the dream. I'm not going to pedal you the "look at me and my 6-figure business" (although I do have one). Instead, I want to show you how I've gained the confidence to create a purposeful business that works for my life.
1. Freelancers earned an average of between $65-152K in 2018 source
2. Of those who left a traditional job, 2 in 3 say they now make more than ever before (either immediately or within 1 year). source
3. College education is becoming less of a prerequisite for freelancers, with only 56% of people having a college degree source
4. At its current growth rate, the majority of the US workforce will be freelancers by 2027. source
5. Out of those who find work online in digital, 77% of them start a project within one week. source
Learn the top digital freelance businesses, where to find paying clients, and what it means to run a full digital agency.
My "Alphas" (as we called them) were my premier group of mentees. They took part in my year-long beta mentorship, helping me design the program from the ground up. They gave me their thoughts, feedback, questions and most importantly their love so that I could build a rockstar program for YOU. Here's what they have to say about the mentorship program...
"I want to thank you for the way you have moved my life and the lives of the women in the mentorship group. Thank you for pulling me up, reminding me to take time to take care of myself and giving me the confidence to grow my business."
- Rita V., Social Media Strategist
"Afton is an amazing mentor and provides so much value and knowledge. I have learned an incredible amount from her and the amazing community. If anyone needs social media or business ideas, strategies or know-how, contact Afton. I would also recommend anyone needing some organizing or clarity in their business to sign up."
- Leslie M., Social Media Strategist
"As I reflect on the past months and how we've all grown together, I am so thankful. We've been through every season together, laughed, cried, celebrated, restarted. Thank you for your leadership, your love, your example and for guiding and growing with us."
- Janis M., Web Designer & Strategist