The Futur is an education platform where creative professionals can learn business principles. We are the future of business education for the creative entrepreneur.


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Our mission is to empower one million creative entrepreneurs to establish successful, sustainable and fulfilling businesses. 


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Job Opening: Email Marketing Associate

Overview We are looking for an Email Marketing Associate to help us create, execute, and refine our email marketing strategy here at The Futur! Together we will increase reach, revenue and customer delight – all while having a blast. You’ll be reporting directly to Ben Burns (COO) and you will work closely with the rest of the marketing team. Area of Responsibility As our Email Marketing Associate, you will be responsible for the following: Establishing and improving our email marketing strategy Identifying goals and target KPIs for email marketing channel with the management team Acquiring new customers through value-based automated…
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Job Opening: Copywriter

Overview We’re in search of a Copywriter to join our team! In this role, you’ll deliver impactful storytelling across various digital platforms. We’re looking for someone who gets excited about education and design and can write about it an accessible, human way. The ideal candidate has experience creating engaging website copy, emails, and social ads, a flair for the clever and unexpected, and a fantastic sense of humor. You’ll be reporting directly to Ben Burns (COO) and you will work closely with the rest of the marketing, product, and website teams. Area of Responsibility As our Copywriter, you will be…
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How to find bigger clients when you’re on sites like Upwork

We’ve all been there. Upwork, eLance, Freelancer or other platforms are easy ways to kickstart a freelancing gig. Many of us, myself included, got our start with Upwork (well, it was oDesk back then). When you’re trying to find your feet, sometimes the easiest way seems like the best way. But sadly that’s not always the case. Upwork sure make it sound appealing though. The clients are all there, they’ve outlined exactly what they want so you can quickly decide if you’re a good fit for the job, and they’ve even told you how much they expect to pay. Seems…
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5 Rules 
to Run A Successful Sales Call

Going to prospective client meetings can be rough. In the past, my mindset going into prospective client meetings was: 1. I have to prove that I’m smart. 2. I’ll avoid uncomfortable confrontation and be polite. 3. I need to educate the client so they know the value of my services. The problem was that all of the pressure was on me. I avoided the dreadful “what is your budget” discussion. And I looked desperate cause I was always needing to validate my skills and prices. Most of the time I didn’t get what I wanted out of these meetings. I…
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