Bootstrapping from Ground Zero: The Minimum Viable Freelancing Journey with Maya Middlemiss | Embracing a Freelance Future

Welcome to this week’s episode of the Future is Freelance podcast. In this episode, your host Maya Middlemiss takes a deep dive into the concept of “Minimum Viable Freelancing.” Maya reflects on her own journey through different models of business formation and discusses the evolution of this innovative approach to freelancing.

Combining the potential of location-independent operation with minimum viable learning, minimum viable tech, and minimum viable presence unlocks unbeatable freedom in the freelancing world. Maya explores how this non-traditional approach to funding and starting a business opens up endless possibilities for freelancers to experiment, grow, and succeed.

Do you have thoughts or feedback on this episode? Let Maya know by emailing [email protected] or tweeting @mayamiddlemiss. You can also connect with Maya on LinkedIn [here](

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Let the conversation continue by messaging host Maya Middlemiss on [Twitter]( or dropping a message, review, or voicenote at []( Maya and the team would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions for future podcast topics.

Support the Future is Freelance podcast by leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. Your feedback helps others discover the show and join the freelance movement.

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This week’s episode is your podcast host, Maya Middlemiss, flying ‘Xolo’ (sorry, not sorry…)

Maya reflects on her journey through various models of business formation over a long period, and the evolution of what she has come to call ‘Minimum Viable Freelancing’ – the amazing intersection of circumstances which enables anyone to get started working for themselves today, from anywhere in the world.

The possibilities are infinite, when you combine the potential of location-independent operation with:
Minimum viable learning Minimum viable tech And minimum viable presence.
It might not be the traditional way of funding and starting a business, but it unlocks unbeatable freedom – to experiment, to grow, to succeed.

Don’t forget to let Maya know what you think, via [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]), or tweet @mayamiddlemiss with your thoughts. You can connect with her on LinkedIn too

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Let us know what you think, and what subjects you’d enjoy hearing about in future, just message our host Maya Middlemiss (, or drop us a message, review, or voicenote, over at (

You can support the Future is Freelance podcast by leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. It’s a chance to tell us what you love about the show, and it helps others discover it, too!

Here’s to your own freelance future 🤩

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