Event Recap: Seeing the Bright Side During Challenging Times

As temperatures soared in August, Freelance Austin members met virtually to share their coolest tips for thriving during challenging times, the resources they find most helpful, and what they’d like to change about their freelance lives. Three breakout groups featured two questions each, for a total of six questions: #1: Are you happy with where you are in your freelance…

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What Do Freelancers Charge? A Comparison of Resources

As you may already know, Freelance Austin released the results of a survey capturing some details on what freelancers in the Austin area typically charge. We’re not the only ones interested in capturing this information. As freelancing continues to gain popularity as a professional choice, a number of organizations and businesses have looked to answer the same question: just what…

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Freelance Graphic and Visual Designers Spill it on Their 2015 Earnings Outlook

We recently released the results from our Freelance Austin 2015 Pricing Survey, digging into how Austin’s freelancers are earning. Now that summer’s officially kicked in, let’s take a closer look at how our friends and colleagues doing freelance work in the Austin design industry are poised to do this year. 46 survey respondents (21%) identified themselves as part of the…

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2015 Pricing Survey Breakdown: Stats You Need to Know

Thanks to you, our recent 2015 Pricing Survey for Austin Area Communications Freelancers gained a tremendous surge of 247% more respondents this year. This new wealth of data confirms that freelancing is not only alive and well but thriving, and offering us considerable earning potential outside of the traditional 9-to-5 salary model. Here’s a snapshot of how we’re courting and…

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