Breaking Up with Freelance Clients (And Why It’s Actually Good for Your Business) – Event Recap

As 2019 wound down, copywriter Kristen Hicks spoke to Freelance Austin members about how to start the new year on a strong note: Break up with clients who are toxic or just aren’t a good fit.    Keep The Right People On Your Client List Kristen gave us practical advice on why it’s important to keep our client list full…

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Health Insurance Shopping Tips for Freelancers – Event Recap

Last month Molly Moore, Health Plan Lead at Decent, joined Freelance Austin to help us understand the confusing world of health insurance. With Open Enrollment for 2020 running from November 1st to December 15th, 2019, it’s not too late to get coverage. Thanks to Molly, we freelancers are now better educated on how to choose a plan that’s right for…

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Jeanie Garrett’s Leap of Faith into Freelancing

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 Jeanie Garrett, Program Chair of Freelance Austin.   Name: Jeanie Garrett Business: Grace Communications & Consulting Email:  jeanie@gracecommunicationsconsulting.com No. of years freelancing: 1 Located: Austin TX
 Accepting new work? Yes Your…

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September Meeting Recap: WCA Peer Mentors–The Best Advice We’ve Ever Given

Wisdom overflowed from the Freelance Austin meeting room on September 11th, where WCA peer mentors shared the best advice they’ve ever given. First we heard from one of the leaders of the WCA Peer Mentor program. Then the three panelists and the moderator intrigued the audience with insights about burning questions related to freelancing.     What is the WCA…

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Crowdsourcing Answers to Your Business Questions

July 10th was a lively and interactive discussion at our Freelance Austin educational session. Members were open and vulnerable with their problems. Peers stepped up to help each other, and we discovered new tips for managing our freelance businesses. The discussion included writers, content strategists, corporate communicators, TV newscasters, and more. We wrote our most pressing questions on sticky notes….

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