Being Freelance / Add value first - Content Marketer Ross Simmonds

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Ross started freelancing on the side of a full-time agency job back in 2013. Fast-forward to today and he’s running his own agency that employs over a dozen people.

Ross was living in his parents’ basement in Nova Scotia when he began building up a roster of small, local clients. Over time, Ross’s portfolio grew to include Fortune 500 companies and some of the fastest-growing startups in the world.

He chats to Steve about how he found clients in the early days, how he’s built his reputation and business, and how he manages his personal brand alongside that of his agency.


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