Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:49

If you've ever dreamed of the day when you can make your own schedule with meaningful work, or you’re “trapped” in a corporate environment, then a freelance career is just for you.

You're seeking greater control over the way that you live your life, but it’s important you know the steps to get there. And being self-employed doesn’t mean you have to go it alone. This online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. That way, you can focus on what’s most important to you: your work!
How does this work?

Tune into our lecture where expert speakers, who know the freelancing world inside and out will tell you how to do it by building your online presence and creating a game plan. You'll meet and interact with other participants. You'll network with freelancers and share experiences, tips, and resources with one another.

Kick-start your career by enrolling in our workshops. You will complete weekly assignments that incorporate the topics covered by our speakers. Get feedback from advisers who are either long term freelancers or editors who work extensively with freelancers. By the end of this event, you’ll have a solid plan to launch your freelance career.

PO Box 147 City Island Station
NYC, NY 10464

Plan your timeline for becoming a freelancer and set all immediate goals
Develop a strategy for finding, Setting rates and negotiating with clients
CV, branding, pitches, resumes, demo reels and query letters
Manage your finances and budget for growth