Paul Jarvis shows people how to kick ass at the intersection of creativity and commerce.
The hardest-working creative you’ll meet, Paul Jarvis is a designer, writer, teacher, software creator and podcaster. He’s written four books (translated into Korean, Russian, Arabic and several other languages he unfortunately doesn’t speak), and builds beautiful-yet-practical digital courses including a class on freelancing and training for MailChimp. Paul also co-founded ofCourseBooks and hosts two podcasts about business, freelancing, creativity – and nerdy stuff like time travel and vampires.
As a trend-buster and business strategist, Paul has collaborated with some awesome people and companies, including Danielle LaPorte, Marie Forleo, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, and Warner Music. His work has appeared in Fast Company, Forbes, Newsweek, BuzzFeed, LifeHacker, and his writing reaches over 100,000 people every month.
Never someone to sit on his laurels (what are those “laurels,” anyway?), Paul has also been a touring musician, veterinary assistant, paperboy, and ad agency monkey. He began working for himself full-time in 1998, so he’s pretty much unemployable now – and that’s a really good thing. He also publishes massive guides on setting up things like mailing lists, courses and podcasts.
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A few of my published articles:
- 4 Ways to Focus When Your Mind’s Not in the Mood
(published in NewsWeek)
- Ensure emails actually reach your audience
(published in Web Designer Depot)
- Here’s how to master your life in 19 difficult steps
(published on Business Insider)
- An Experienced Freelancer’s Guide to Finding Clients
(published on LifeHacker)
- Why You Really Should Quit More Often
(published on Inc.)
- Be Rich as an Artist
(published on Huffington Post)
- Self-Publish Your Book Through Amazon
(published on Forbes)
- More Doing, Less Promoting: The Key to Creating Great Work
(published on Fast Company)
- We Need To Talk About Sexual Harassment In The Tech World
(published on Thought Catalog)
- Create A Self-Paced Email Course
(published on Smashing Magazine)
- Self-publishing battle royale: Amazon vs. indie sales platforms
(published on The Next Web)
- Amateurs Get Angry With Clients. Professionals Educate Them.
(published on Adobe’s 99u)
- No More Excuses: Why You Should Start Your Side Project Already
(published on The Muse)
- How better customer service attracts and retains better clients
(published on HelpScout)