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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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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Intellectual Property for Freelancers: I Created It, So I Own It …. I Think

As a freelancer, you probably encounter a variety of relationships where the ownership of your work product or another party’s work product may be in a gray area. To make sure that you and the parties you work with are on the same page, it’s best to clearly address the ownership issues at the beginning of the relationship. That way…

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Working with A Child at Home

It’s summer time, and the living is easy, right? But if you work from home, you may find yourself struggling to get your work done, with a kid or kiddos who are out of school and daycare around to distract you. If you are like me, your work—and therefore income—is unpredictable, which sometimes makes it difficult to plan and pay…

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