Learn to Brand — Helping Clients Realize their Visions: Meeting Recap

Can you effectively create your own brand and own it? We experimented with an innovative, self-guided approach created by Mami Serwaa, entrepreneur and branding expert. Her informal and relaxed style led the group through self-reflection and interactive branding activities to help us understand how to express ourselves and our business. Born with a gift for drawing, educated as an art director…

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To Your Health! What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act: Meeting Recap

Have you signed up to be covered by the Affordable [Health] Care Act?  This informative meeting was designed to give you what you need to know from an insurance pro who’s been in the Obamacare fray from the very beginning. We addressed all those burning questions that you needed answers to. Our speaker, Sarah Barajas has counseled C-level executives, small businesses and retirees…

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Top Freelancing Tips from Battle-Hardened Pros: Meeting Recap

Yes, running your own freelance/entrepreneurial communications business can be incredibly exciting, challenging, invigorating… and terrifying. Our attendees got some guidance from those who’ve been there, done that and lived to survive and thrive. A panel of Freelance Austin’s most experienced professional writers, web designers, social media experts and graphic designers kicked off our next meeting with tips for how to make…

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Video Marketing — Big Opportunity and Best Practices: Meeting Recap

Google loves video! In October, we were joined by Adam Levy of LDRK Media. He talked about how big the audience and opportunity is online today for video, while also giving practical hands-on tips for producing our own video. We gained some valuable tips when it comes to working with a production company, heard insider tips and tricks when it comes to a…

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Ricky E. Allen, Business Development Counselor, City of Austin: Meeting Recap

Ricky Allen counsels small businesses who want to take advantage of the City of Austin’s WBE/DBE and MBE certification program. Ricky met with Freelance Austin in September to share the wealth of knowledge he has on doing business with the City of Austin. The program provides a wide range of free services to help small business owners promote their capabilities to potential partners and…

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Going Global – Opportunities in the International Market: Meeting Recap

Have you considered exploring international markets for your services? In August, we were joined City of Austin Economic Development Specialist Natalie Betts for a conversation about our city as a hub for international trade. What’s the strategy to attract international business to Austin? To encourage export business? We learned about the programs, partners and how you can get involved in this growing market. Natalie Betts is the…

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