The toughest part of freelancing isn’t the actual work. It’s the stuff that enables you to DO your work, like business, marketing & sales.

We’re talking clients. Pricing. Landing projects. Getting paid. Managing revisions (endless revisions). Finding your audience and connecting with them in a way that feels right for you. If you’re like most freelancers, it’s the business stuff that keeps you awake at night, not the actual writing, programming, coaching or designing. That’s where the Creative Class comes in.

In just 12, self-paced online lessons, you’ll learn the business of freelancing. Start to finish. Most importantly, you’ll know how to immediately apply what you’ve learned.

Join over 2,000 designers, developers, writers, consultants and other freelancers who are learning how to earn more, attract better clients, eliminate business headaches, and bridge the gap between their current reality and their freelancing goals.

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It’s clear and totally actionable. When you’ve finished the 12 lessons, you’ll know exactly what you need to do – and how to do it. From defining a niche to creating a killer portfolio to pricing your services, we’ll shine a light into every corner of your business and create a plan to make it better. It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or you’re ready to level up, you’ll learn how to earn more money, streamline your processes, and ultimately, put the freedom back in freelancing. After all, isn’t that the point?

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“Your Creative Class is still, by far, the best educational investment I’ve made in my business. Ever.” Jamie Leigh, Developer

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“Despite doing two creative degrees, I learned very little about business. This class should be a mandatory part of creative curricula!” Joe Pacal, Designer
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“I made just a few changes to my portfolio based on these lessons and now my bills are paid three months in advance.” Melissa Jo Hill, designer
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“Your course is by far the best money I've ever spent on a course or professional development resource. Not only did it provide freelancing advice, but it gave me the confidence to believe in myself. I've only been at this for six months and I'm booked four months in advance.” Erica Houston, Designer
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“Through the Creative Class I've increased my income by 250% in eight months.” Michael Suen, Designer

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Creative Class includes:

  • Lifetime access to all 12 lessons in video, audiobook and written format.
  • Loads of bonus materials, including spreadsheets, workbooks, audio extras, and more.
  • Slack Channel, where you can connect with hundreds of other freelancers to chat, brainstorm, talk pricing, get feedback, and share cat GIFs (no judgment).
  • 12 months free from Invision (their starter plan) and other discounts from FlyWheel, GoSquared, UnBounce, Typeform and more.
  • Expert interviews that include: Brennan Dunn, Kathleen Shannon, Mikael Cho, Daniel Mall, Marie Poulin, Lauren Hooker and more.
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How the Creative Class works

Enter your unique username and password to log into the website and access the lessons. Each lesson includes a streamable and downloadable video (with PDF slides and MP3 audio), a written version of the lesson, plus downloadable workbooks and other bonuses.

Complete each lesson at your own pace. Rip through it all or take your time. The choice is yours – and the lessons will be available to you indefinitely.

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Money-back guarantee

If you feel like the class isn’t right for you, let me know within 14 days and I’ll give you a full refund.

Why 14 days? Because if you pay for this class, I want you to dig in and get started. If you can’t start right away but want to secure a spot, that’s great; just have a quick look now to make sure the Creative Class will work for you.

If you get stuck on any of the lessons, email me and I’ll do my best to help.

Who’s this class for?

Freelancers, obviously, but more specifically, people who use their creative skills to attract and serve clients online. Think web designers, developers, software creators, coaches, writers, commercial artists, and more.

What if I’m just starting out?

This class is designed for folks who’ve been freelancing for a little while, but the processes will work for beginners as well. In fact, starting fresh might work in your favour, because you haven’t had time to establish bad habits.

How are the lessons paced?

There are no drips, delays or scheduling constraints. if you want to tear through the materials in one day, go for it! Or, take your time and act on each lesson before proceeding to another. It’s your call.

Got more questions?

Send them over. I’d be happy to help, and I’ll even steer you away if you’re not right for the class. I don’t want to waste your time or money.

Hi, I’m Paul Jarvis. I launched a freelance web design business in the ‘90s that has survived several economic downturns. I’ve had a full client roster and a multi-month waiting list for over a decade.

I’ve applied what I learned in my web design work to writing, and grew my audience from zero to releasing a bestseller, just a year-and-a-half after writing my first book. My words now appear in every major business publication and reach over 100,000 people every month.

Those are the numbers. But, my goal isn’t to earn millions; it’s to do work that matches my internal compass and provides real value. Defining success on my own terms has taken me from there to here.

I’ve been featured in:

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