Freelance Accelerator Workshop (Durham, NC)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 9 am – 4 pm
American Underground @ Main, Durham, NC 27701
Instructor: Laura Poole
Are you preparing to launch a freelance business? Are you eager to expand your existing freelance business? Then come learn from Copyediting co-owner Laura Poole!
This in-person workshop is an intensive introduction to running your freelance business smarter and more profitably. There will be lively discussion, worksheets to help you focus, practical advice, and even some brainstorming.
Whether you are thinking about going freelance, are ready to take the leap, or have been at it for a few years, this one-day workshop will give you the boost you need!
We will cover essential freelance business topics, including:
- Setting up shop
- Preparing to go freelance
- Saving money
- Creating business structures and legal forms
- Finding and keeping clients
- Getting referrals
- Running the business
- Setting up your home office
- Setting rates
- Paying taxes
- Increasing productivity
- And more!
Space is limited! Sign up now to reserve your spot in this powerful workshop. This is an in-person workshop and it will not be recorded. Register now so you don’t miss out!
Who: Editors and writers (or other creative professionals) contemplating freelancing, preparing to go freelance, or who have been freelancing for 0-5 years
When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: American Underground @ Main (201 W. Main Street, Durham, 27701)
Cost: $250 per person
Your instructor: Copyediting co-owner and director of training Laura Poole.
Laura has decades of experience as a full-time freelancer. She started her freelance business in 1997. She teaches for the University of California, San Diego, Extension Certificate in Copyediting program.
Note: We thank our host, NC Newsroom Cooperative, for helping make this event possible. Coop members get a discount on attendance! Please check your email inbox for Coop communications and the members-only areas of the Newsroom Coop website for the coupon code.