I help creative entrepreneurs make more money with less stress.

I am Michael Janda. I'm an agency veteran, business coach, and best-selling author of Burn Your Portfolio. I share systems and strategies to help creative freelancers and agencies run their businesses with confidence and make more money.

Freelance with Janda: The Ultimate Freelance Course

This six suite course bundle covers everything from finding clients to managing your creative business. It includes 6 courses, 40+ hours of videos, 174 lessons, 60+ downloadable templates, literally EVERYTHING you need to run your creative business profitably and enjoyably!

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UX Design: A course by Michael Janda in partnership with Skillbox

UX Design with Michael Janda is a series of video lectures prepared in collaboration with producers and methodologists from “Skillbox” in Moscow. My course offers more than 15 hours of UX content created to help you progress in a career as a UX designer.

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Book: Burn Your Portfolio: Stuff they don’t teach you in design school, but should.

Why do some amazing designers struggle to accomplish great things and other mediocre designers find great success? Hard work? Being in the right place at the right time? Sheer blind luck? If you want to learn how to design, go to design school. If you want to learn how to work in design, read this book.

Biz Buds Podcast

Biz Buds is value-packed weekly discussion from successful creative entrepreneurs Mike Janda and Tom Ross. They share their journeys from struggling freelancers to both running multi 7-figure businesses, and the lessons picked up along the way.

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Business Coaching for Creatives

I grew my business from solo freelancer in my basement in 2002 to an agency which I sold in 2015. I’ve billed more than $30 million in creative work for clients including Disney, Google, ABC, NBC, and Fox. My customized and affordable approach to business coaching will yield results for your business.

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Follow Me on Instagram

My Instagram channel is growing by more than 10,000 followers per month. I post daily advice for creative freelancers and agencies, proprietary content that cannot be found anywhere else. Come join the party and level up your creative career.

Book: The Psychology of Graphic Design Pricing

When it comes to pricing their work, most designers are just pulling numbers out of thin air hoping to make a profit. This book changes that. No more guessing. Price your graphic design work with confidence. Win more bids. Make more money. I will show you how.

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Free Download: How to Analyze a New Project Opportunity

Learn the 20 things you should analyze when considering a new project opportunity. This is the best version of something I used at my agency for the past decade. You can KNOW in advance which projects will be winners and which will be losers. Watch the videos and download the FREE PDF.

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YouTube Channel for Creative Freelancers and Agencies

Follow me on YouTube where I share systems and strategies to help creative freelancers and agencies run their businesses with confidence and earn more money. Check it out!

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