Book As Passive Income Business

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Superstar designers Amy and Jen Hood started fielding questions about freelance design practice. The process sparked an idea to write a book. Which in turn has created an unexpected and highly profitable source of passive income. Learn how as we chat with them at Adobe Max.

00:20 – What is your business model? How much of your business involves teaching freelancers now?
2:05 – How is your business structured?
2:30 – What’s it like to self-publish a book?
7:00 – How does your workshop business model work?
9:05 – What is it like to create a font?
14:00 – Tell us about your 2nd book
15:35 – How do you get bigger jobs for better pay?
17:15 – Is it difficult to create content or vlog alone?
19:25 – Any tips for public speaking?
22:00 – What is the hardest thing you’ve had to learn as a freelancer?
26:00 – Have you had a really difficult project issue that you’ve fixed? How do you deal with client friction?
28:50 – What shows are you watching now?

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American Boy says:

This was great

Tanja Waiters says:

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Mark A says:

I love them. They are amazing!

Craig Ostertag says:

Shoutout to Kentucky! #stompinggrounds

Jen Mallarapu says:

adding audibles is always a good idea because different people absorb information better in different ways. people with learning or visual disabilities often respond better to audibles, as well as busy people and those with a long commute.

Sho Scene says:

A must watch! 😀

Erik Cruz says:

Who's Melanie? LOL

Love the Hoodzpah girls!

Alex Gimenez says:

They're Gorgeous, Smart & Nice… Jesus!

brinxdesigns says:

Big fan !
Rightous Gemstones and True Detective!
Also I bought this book last year, forgot I had it!

Veronique Gonzales says:

Where is the link to their book?

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