It’s Nomination Time. What Great Communicators Do You Know?

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, Freelance Austin’s parent organization (WCA) will be coming together to network and brunch at the annual Banner Brunch to honor communications professionals and award scholarships to a select group of outstanding communications students at area colleges and universities Do you know somebody deserving of an award for outstanding communication? In order to recognize Austin’s greatest communicators, we need you – the larger community…

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Red Flags for Freelancers: Watch Out For These 11 Clients

Bad clients come in many forms. The longer you work as a freelancer, the more you see the wide variety of clients—good and bad—that exist. Often (although not always), bad clients provide some kind of warning sign early on that there are likely to be problems. The tricky part is knowing how to recognize the red flags when they arise…

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How to Break Up With a Client (Without Burning Bridges)

One of the benefits of being a freelancer is having the ability to walk away from a professional relationship that isn’t working. If you’re still new to freelancing, you may find yourself hesitant to end things with a client, but if working with them is causing you needless stress or requires more energy from you than the pay is worth,…

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Using Freelancing as a Path to Better Health with Christine Moline

Faces of Freelance Austin is a monthly feature to get to know one of our many members just a little bit better. For this month’s installment, we check in Freelance Austin committee member in charge of project postings Christine Moline. Want to nominate a member to be interviewed for this feature? Let us know! Name: Christine Moline Business name: Dashboard…

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Picking Your Own Projects and Path with Michelle Dickens

Faces of Freelance Austin is a monthly feature to get to know one of our many members just a little bit better. For this month’s installment, we check in with Freelance Austin committee member Michelle Dickens. Want to nominate a member to be interviewed for this feature? Let us know! Name: Michelle Dickens Business name: Behave Strategic Consulting Email: michelle@behavestrategicconsulting.com…

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Should You Call Yourself a Freelancer?

The word “freelance” is largely defined by what it’s not. A person who does freelance work doesn’t commit to one company or organization full time in exchange for a salary and benefits. Instead, freelancers work with a hodgepodge of different clients, providing services as needed on a temporary or part-time basis. Over one-third of workers in the United States have…

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