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Next Meeting: November 14th
Topic: Effective Marketing Strategies for Freelancers

Do you need some help in the marketing department? Does promoting your freelance business get pushed aside in the wake of your busy schedule? Join Freelance Austin on Nov. 14 as a panel of experts shares the strategies they use to effectively market their businesses and attract ideal clients. Jennifer Stayton, the anchor and local host of National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” on KUT 90.5, will serve as moderator. You’ll get advice and best practices from panelists Andrea Genevieve Townson, a seasoned digital marketing professional; Dana Marruffo, founder of Buzz Public Relations, LLC; and John Egan, a freelance content marketer and writer and former editor of the Austin Business Journal.

Speaker bios:

Jennifer Stayton has been the anchor and local host of National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” on KUT 90.5 since May of 2004. She also interviews newsmakers, politicians, artists, and authors for the show and hosts and produces the KUT podcast “Higher Ed.”

Andrea Genevieve Townson has more than 10 years of experience in the digital marketing space. She has worked with large national brands, such as Logitech, PwC, TinyPrints, and with small-to-medium-sized sized businesses, such as University Federal Credit Union, High 5 Entertainment, and many Austin creative solopreneurs.

Dana Marruffo has more than 20 years of public relations experience in Austin, San Antonio, Los Angeles, and throughout the U.S. Having started her career as an editor, followed by working in entertainment publicity then settling comfortably into technology PR, she launched Buzz Public Relations, LLC, in 2006.

John Egan is a freelance content marketer and writer. He’s written for outlets and organizations such as CultureMap, CreditCards.com, Bankrate.com, Credit Karma, LendingTree, Self Lender, National Real Estate Investor, SpareFoot, LawnStarter, and the Urban Land Institute. He was editor and managing editor of the Austin Business Journal from 1999 to 2006.

When: Wed November 14, 2018, 12:00pm – 1:30pm CDT
Location: Vessel Coworking – 500 East St. Johns Ave., Ste. 2.620, 2nd floor
Austin TX 78752, US


Thank you to Vessel Coworking for being our 2018/2019 Venue Sponsor!

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