Help Lead Freelance Austin in 2017

We’re looking for a few good women and men to help lead the Freelance Austin Committee in 2017 and beyond. Are you ready to have the most fun you’ve ever had leading a professional organization? Are you ready to gain exposure and prove your talents to dozens of potential business partners and clients? We have volunteer opportunities available to fit…

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8 Tips to Help Sell Your Freelance Services: July Meeting Recap

“Is this prospect qualified to work with me? Am I qualified to work with them?” These are just two of the questions Nick Weynand prompted freelancers to ask themselves at our July Freelance Austin meeting. Weynand, who is the founder, president and strategy director at TradeMark Media, was armed with fascinating, field-proven insights on Selling Yourself: Persuasive Communications for the…

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Is Ghost Writing Unethical?

“You’re a business ghost writer? Isn’t that…shady?” If I had a dime for every time I heard that response at networking events I’d certainly not need to freelance any more. But I’m used to it. You see, I spent most of my career in public relations, a field with its own negative connotations. It seems the people who think all…

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Learning to Flex as a Freelancer: An Interview with Kristen Hicks

Faces of Freelance Austin is a monthly feature to get to know one of our many members just a little bit better. For our fifth installment, we check in with the woman who keeps us in line while online: our Blog Editor, Kristen Hicks. Want to nominate a member to be interviewed for this feature? Let us know!! Name: Kristen Hicks Business…

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