Offbeat Grad

Offbeat Grad
Offbeat Grad is for everyone 100% done with cubicles and the 9-5. Join host Samantha Tetrault as she talks to some of the leading ladies making their own offbeat paths after graduation! We talk about blogging, marketing, freelancing, and making money o…

How to Automate and Scale Your Freelancing Business
Sep 24 • 26 min
Kate from Work Well With Kate shares how she empowers business owners to take back their time.
Answering Your Questions About Freelancing & Blogging
Sep 17 • 14 min
Taxes, time management, and getting started freelancing…
Optimize Client Onboarding as a Freelancer
Sep 10 • 15 min
How do you start client projects off right?
Why Inspiration Is a Myth
Sep 3 • 18 min
How to build a productivity routine without needing “inspiration.”
Building an Online Community from Scratch
Aug 27 • 28 min
Chat with Darrian of Made in Mom Jeans about how she grew her community from the ground up.
How to Transition from Freelancing to Full-Time Work
Aug 20 • 35 min
Freelancer guest Amanda Cross shares her experiences going from freelancer to remote employee.
Travel Blogging During a Pandemic
Aug 13 • 29 min
Is there such thing as travel blogging during COVID19?
How to Shift Your Content Strategy During 2020
Aug 6 • 11 min
Is your content leading with empathy?
How to Handle a Drop in Blog Traffic
Apr 16 • 10 min
Manage your blog traffic if it suddenly drops
Should You Try Content Mills?
Apr 9 • 16 min
When is a content mill a good idea?
How to Work From Home with Others
Apr 2 • 12 min
How to work from home if you’re sharing your space.
What to Do When You Have No Work
Mar 26 • 12 min
Nothing to do? I’ve got you covered.
Freelancing and Blogging During Coronavirus
Mar 19 • 11 min
How can you adapt to these new changes?
The Rejection Episode
Mar 12 • 20 min
Learn how to handle the dreaded “no.”
Scheduling and Planning Content without Overwhelm
Mar 5 • 28 min
Amanda Cross shares her best content management tips.
3 Things All Freelancers Need
Feb 27 • 14 min
The 3 things that help freelancers succeed.
What’s Different About Blogging in 2020?
Feb 20 • 17 min
What’s new in the world of blogging?
What’s the Process of Working with a Client
Feb 13 • 17 min
What is it like to work with a client from start to finish?
Is Freelancing Right for You?
Feb 6 • 24 min
Decide for yourself with this checklist.
All About Time Mapping
Jan 30 • 13 min
Stop time from getting away from you during the day.
My Experience with Imposter Syndrome
Jan 23 • 18 min
What is imposter syndrome and what can you do about it?
The Full Guide to Web Hosting—What Do You Need?
Jan 16 • 20 min
What hosting do you need for your blog or website?
Healthy Habits for Working from Home in 2020
Jan 9 • 15 min
Keep your body and mind in top shape all year.
Blogging and Freelancing Trends in 2020
Jan 2 • 20 min
What’s on the horizon this year?
Looking Back on the Past 5 Years of Freelancing
Dec 26, 2019 • 19 min
How far has freelancing come?
My Financial Year in Review as a Full-Time Freelancer
Dec 19, 2019 • 20 min
An open discussion about how much I earn as a freelancer and blogger
Everything You Need to Know About the Freelancer Law
Dec 12, 2019 • 12 min
How will AB 5 affect freelancers and bloggers?
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with The Grown Up Millennial
Dec 5, 2019 • 29 min
Tips for overcoming the dreaded imposter syndrome
Freelancing and Blogging During the Holidays
Nov 28, 2019 • 18 min
How do you take time off?
Ramblings on Freelancing and Money
Nov 21, 2019 • 20 min
Drunken chats about my current life and relationship with money.
Freelancing Q&A: Listener Questions
Nov 14, 2019 • 23 min
Answering your questions about freelancing and working online.
Tracking Your Income as a Freelancer or Blogger
Nov 7, 2019 • 18 min
Learn how (and why) to track your income when you work online.
Moving to a New City After Graduation
Oct 31, 2019 • 31 min
Is moving after college a good idea?
The Harsh Realities of Freelancing
Oct 24, 2019 • 27 min
The cold, hard truth about freelancing for a living.
The 25th Anniversary of Blogging and What It Means for 2020
Oct 17, 2019 • 21 min
Happy birthday to blogging!
Protecting Your Online Privacy as a Blogger
Oct 10, 2019 • 19 min
Online privacy isn’t just a buzzword — it’s your life!
Should You Start a Podcast for Your Blog?
Oct 3, 2019 • 21 min
My podcasting story and whether it’s right for you to create a podcast.
Highest Paying Freelance Niches
Sep 19, 2019 • 18 min
What are the highest paying freelance niches? Whether you’re a writer, a designer, or a developer, these niches are the most in-demand! They also pay a pretty penny, so they’re definitely something to keep an eye on if you’re thinking of branching…
My Crazy SEO Backlink Bombing Story
Sep 12, 2019 • 18 min
What is backlink bombing and how did I stumble into the disaster zone?
Is it Time to Quit Your Job and Work Online?
Sep 5, 2019 • 19 min
Before you quit your job, make sure you check these things.
How to Become a Freelance Graphic Designer
Aug 29, 2019 • 53 min
Tips from a full-time freelance graphic designer.
Setting Boundaries as a Freelancer or Blogger
Aug 22, 2019 • 23 min
How to keep your work and personal life separate.
Client Red Flags & When to Fire Clients
Aug 15, 2019 • 29 min
Do you know when to break up with a client?
Influencer Growth Strategies with Mindy Marzec
Aug 8, 2019 • 34 min
How to grow your Instagram the right way.
Prioritizing as a Blogger or Freelancer
Aug 1, 2019 • 24 min
Maximize time so you can make more money!
How to Find Freelance Clients with Amanda Cross
Jul 25, 2019 • 45 min
How to find and land more clients as a freelancer
Blogger & Freelancer Contracts: How to Make Yours
Jul 18, 2019 • 26 min
Protect yourself (and actually get paid).
Travel Blogging for Small Bloggers ft. The Florida Travel Girl
Jul 11, 2019 • 33 min
Amy shares her tip for pitching brands as a small travel blogger.
Blog Content Audit ft. Charlotte of This Girl Knows It
Jul 4, 2019 • 24 min
Does your blog need a refresh?
How to Spot Fake Instagram Followers
Jun 27, 2019 • 19 min
Down with Insta-frauds!
Are You Disclosing Your Brand Relationships Properly?
Jun 20, 2019 • 35 min
You might be breaking the FTC’s rules for bloggers.
Google’s June 2019 Core Update and More SEO Tips
Jun 13, 2019 • 41 min
SEO is confusing so I make it less confusing.
Ultimate Guide to Affiliate Marketing with Amanda Cross
Jun 6, 2019 • 50 min
Affiliate marketing made simple so you can make more money.
Why Bigger Bloggers Are Successful (and You Aren’t)
May 30, 2019 • 21 min
Hint: It has to do with the time and place.
Defeating the Hustle Mindset with Sara Strives
May 23, 2019 • 46 min
Are you a girlboss, bossbabe, guru, etc?
The Second Pinterest Episode: What Works on Pinterest Now?
May 16, 2019 • 19 min
Why are your Pinterest views down?
The Pinterest Episode: Pinterest Mistakes Your Blog is Making
May 9, 2019 • 22 min
Learn how to drive traffic to your blog with Pinterest like a pro!
SEO Myths vs. Reality
May 2, 2019 • 21 min
Search Engine Optimization myths debunked!
Listener Questions About Freelancing ft. Upwork, Cold Pitching, & More
Apr 25, 2019 • 25 min
Get your questions answered
Why Your Instagram Giveaway is Illegal
Apr 18, 2019 • 25 min
Learn how to be ethical in your giveaways and avoid an FTC crackdown
Pricing Yourself as a Blogger & Freelancer
Apr 11, 2019 • 26 min
Are you charging enough in your blogging or freelancing business?
Everything You Need to Know About Upwork’s Updates
Apr 4, 2019 • 15 min
Are Upwork’s changes as bad as they sound?
Please Stop Sending Me Your Pyramid Scheme
Mar 28, 2019 • 22 min
Why MLMs are a scam you shouldn’t support.
Instagram Survival Guide for Bloggers ft. Amanda Cross
Mar 21, 2019 • 52 min
Don’t let Instagram get you down!
Why You Need an Email List
Mar 13, 2019 • 28 min
Why you needed an email list, like, yesterday, and how to actually get one.
A Comprehensive History of Blogging
Mar 7, 2019 • 17 min
A time machine back to the beginning of blogging from 1994 to modern day.
Demystifying Taxes as Blogger or Freelancer
Feb 28, 2019 • 28 min
Stop letting your taxes scare you
Blogging Scams: Are You Falling For Them?
Feb 21, 2019 • 29 min
Blogging scams are waiting for you
Best Online Jobs for College Students & Grads
Feb 14, 2019 • 18 min
Working online in college was how I got out of my soul crushing part-time jobs! If you’re looking for a PAID online gig that isn’t a complete scam, listen to this episode. I’ll be sharing all of my favorite remote, online working opportunities. CONNECT…
10 Productivity Tools for Bloggers & Freelancers
Feb 7, 2019 • 23 min
Learn how to be the most productive with the time you have
Rocking Your Blog Rebrand with ThisGirlKnowsIt
Jan 31, 2019 • 38 min
Tips and tricks for rebranding your blog successfully.
Mental Health as a Blogger Pt 2. with Sara Strives
Jan 24, 2019 • 41 min
Valuable resources for bloggers struggling with mental health
Mental Health as a Blogger Pt 1. with Sara Strives
Jan 17, 2019 • 60 min
Manage your anxiety and more in college and while blogging
From Online Journaling to College Blogging with Sensi
Jan 10, 2019 • 44 min
Sensi of The Metamorphosis shares her blogging tips
Blogging Trends for 2019
Jan 3, 2019 • 24 min
What’s in store in the blogging world in 2019?
Goal Setting for the New Year
Dec 27, 2018 • 17 min
Goals aren’t something to scoff at!
Stay Motivated & Sane While Blogging or Freelancing
Dec 20, 2018 • 26 min
Don’t lose your mind to overwhelm (or underwhelm)
Balancing a Full-Time Job and Blogging or Freelancing
Dec 13, 2018 • 21 min
Make time for your creative outlet
Landing a Real Full-Time Job
Dec 6, 2018 • 27 min
How to land a full-time job you don’t hate after graudation
10 Freelancer Tips with Amanda Cross
Nov 29, 2018 • 47 min
Top tips for all freelancers of all levels trying to make money online
How Long Until I Make Money Freelancing? [Listener Q & A]
Nov 22, 2018 • 17 min
I’m answering your questions on freelancing and blogging!
5 Controversial Blogging Opinions
Nov 15, 2018 • 19 min
All the gossip on the blogging world.
Rewrite Your Post-Grad Story with Sara Wegman
Nov 8, 2018 • 55 min
From college blogger to programer, Sara’s really done it all.
Becoming a Travel Blogger with Amy of TheFloridaTravelGirl
Nov 1, 2018 • 36 min
Staying unique and making money as a travel blogger.
Untraditional Path to College Blogging (with Charlie & Jade from CollegeLifeMadeEasy)
Oct 25, 2018 • 33 min
Learn the ins and outs of college blogging with these experts.
Portfolio Websites: How & Why to Make Them
Oct 18, 2018 • 14 min
Rock your portfolio online!
Working Abroad & Traveling After College (Q & A)
Oct 11, 2018 • 32 min
Tips from a recent grad living and working in New Zealand!
Niching Down? How to Actually Find Your Audience Online
Oct 4, 2018 • 20 min
How to find a profitable niche.
Five Legit Ways to Make Money Blogging
Sep 27, 2018 • 20 min
How to monetize your blog in 2018
Creepy Job Applications and Other Job Scams
Sep 20, 2018 • 26 min
Experience the most cringe-worthy job applications
How to Get Your Blog to 10K Views
Sep 13, 2018 • 23 min
Build your traffic with Pinterest and social media
Impress Employers with These Tips From a Recruiter
Sep 6, 2018 • 34 min
College career fair expert shares her tips for landing your first post-grad job
How To Be a Freelancer in 5 Steps
Aug 30, 2018 • 34 min
Freelancing made super simple
Real Blogging SEO You Can Actually Do Today
Aug 23, 2018 • 26 min
SEO tips for new bloggers.
What’s the Average Day as a Freelancer Like? [LISTENER Q&A]
Jul 26, 2018 • 22 min
I answer all your questions about freelancing and blogging
Master the Cover Letter and Actually Get an Interview
Jul 19, 2018 • 29 min
Resume and cover letter tips for post-grads
Starting Your Own Legit Business After College with Iva Soldo
Jul 12, 2018 • 25 min
Is it possible to start a legit business after college? My Croatian friend Iva Soldo proves that it is in this episode by sharing her story starting Bamboo Lab. Now, she’s an expert on all things digital marketing and she works from anywhere in the…
How to Use Pinterest for Your Blog in 2018 (RIP Boardbooster)
Jul 5, 2018 • 22 min
Pinterest strategies that actually work
Should You Work Abroad After College?
Jun 28, 2018 • 43 min
Working abroad after college is no joke! While it’s a great way to see the world, it’s not right for everyone. This week I chat with my good friend Shanti who is currently working her way around New Zealand! She talks about her experience teaching…
Freelance Writing Tips with Amanda Cross of TheHappyArkansan
Jun 21, 2018 • 33 min
Blogger and freelance writer Amanda Cross shares her best tips for aspiring freelance writers!
How Do I Start Monetizing My Blog? (BLOGGING FAQ)
Jun 14, 2018 • 27 min
Listener FAQ where I talk to myself to answer your questions!
Gen Xer Rants About Millennials (ft. My Mom)
Jun 7, 2018 • 28 min
A Millennial rant ft. the woman who birthed me
What the Heck Do You Do After Graduation?
May 31, 2018 • 21 min
What are you supposed to do with this expensive piece of paper anyway?
Welcome to Offbeat Grad!
May 31, 2018 • 1 min
Introduction to the podcast