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Become an IDOL 14: IDOL Freelancing with Kim Tuohy from Belvista Studios

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Published: October 7, 2019

Episode: 14

Instructional Design Freelancing with Kim Tuohy from Belvista Studios

Guest: Kim Tuohy

In this episode, I’ll be chatting with Kim Tuohy about making the transition to a freelance instructional designer. Kim shares a wealth of knowledge from her own transition from full-time employee to a self-employed business owner. Belvista Studios is an instructional design and eLearning company located in Australia and as the founder, she has a lot of experience working with clients to share.

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In this episode we discuss:


  • How to make the transition to freelancing
  • Considerations when becoming your own boss
  • Getting corporate instructional design experience before making the switch
  • How to price your services
  • How to manage your life and work balance
  • Goal setting
  • Mindset work
  • A day in the life
  • Creating a personal brand
  • The IDOL sales cycle
  • Building your business
  • Be fully pregnant when you want to become a freelancer



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