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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Successful Networking is Intentional

Networking. Whether we love it or hate it, our career demands it. Those of us who hate it tend to see networking as “smarmy,” sales-y” or just plain anxiety-producing. It can feel less than authentic going into a room of people solely to promote yourself. But Patti DeNucci has a different take on networking. She shared her networking strategies at…

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May Meeting Recap: What Are Your WOW Factors? The First Step to Being Remarkable

Known internationally for her work in career and personal development, Angela Loeb provides services through her firm, InSync Resources, is an instructor for the Center for Professional Education at The University of Texas, and co-facilitates Business Builder Bootcamp™, a program for coaches, consultants, and freelancers who want to start a business or grow an existing business to the next level….

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5 Ways Freelance Writers Can Hone Their Skills

Freelancing is a rewarding career that gives you freedom and flexibility. You can work your own hours, wherever you like, and can  even choose the clients you want to work with. But to really get the most out of your freelancer role, you have to constantly work to improve yourself. The better you are as a writer, the more freedom…

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March Meeting Recap: Successful Sales Strategies for Freelancers

Myrna King has more than 25 years of experience selling services in finance, computer technology, and marketing. Myrna is a business and personal coach and co-founder of Austin Coaching Coalition and the Small Business Festival. She loves providing results to happy clients and discovering new ways to win together. As co-organizer of a local TEDx women’s conference, Myrna appreciates the…

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February Meeting Recap: How to Break Into Content Marketing

It’s no secret that the internet has transformed the media world. Traditional media channels like print newspapers and magazines have been forced to consolidate or fold as subscriptions and readership continue to dwindle. This presents a challenge to most freelancers trying to eke out a living through traditional outlets. But it isn’t all bad news. Even as traditional media channels…

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