September Meeting Recap: Peer Mentoring for Business Success

Moderator Julie Tereshchuk, Editor-in-Chief, Texas Lifestyle Magazine Speakers Amy Hufford, Principal, Stellar Communications Jenny Magic, Communications Strategist, Raise Your Hand Texas Julie Wickert, Proposal Manager, Hart InterCivic At our September meeting, we heard from members of the Women Communicators of Austin mentoring committee. These generous mentors — Julie Tereshchuk, Amy Hufford, Jenny Magic, and Julie Wickert — are also long-time…

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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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5 Reasons Austin’s a Great Place to Be a Freelancer

These days, Austin seems to make it onto nearly every list one can imagine. In 2016, Austin was named the #2 “Best Place to Live” in the nation by US News and World Report. WalletHub called it the third best place to start a new career. Forbes called Austin the number one “boom town” in the nation—which they described as…

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Update Your Profile on Our New System!

We have a new website and member relationship system! Below is the message that was sent to our members and supporters to help them get set up on the new system. Sign in, get set up and kick the tires. To use our new system, you will need to update your member profile and set a new password. This is…

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Forging A Career With Style And Good Grammar: August Meeting Recap

Five veteran editors were on hand at the August meeting of Freelance Austin at FiberCove to talk about their personal journeys through the professional world of editing, and share tips on how to understand and get into the biz. Meilee D. Bridges, owner of The Good Word Consulting Services, moderated the event, while Kamila Forson, a freelance fiction copy editor, provided…

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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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