Tag Archives: #CFC

Get early bird rates for HOW Design Live…by Feb 3.

We have an incredible schedule lined up for HOW Design Live and the Creative Business track (which I have programmed) this year. If you haven’t already signed up, do it today—early bird rates end February 3rd (that’s Tuesday)! Are you a creative business owner, freelancer or solopreneur considering a 2-day ticket? The majority of the Creative Business sessions...

Don’t Worry if You Missed HOW Design Live — Watch it Online!

Did you miss HOW Design Live in Boston? Or are you simply looking to attend sessions you missed? This is your chance: The best of HOW Design Live will be available online — from June 9-22, 2014 — including 2 CFBC sessions: Douglas Davis, Principle, The Davis Group LLC, and Assistant Professor, NYC College...

Early Bird Deadline: Feb 11 for HOWLive/CFBC

I know it seems early, because it is! But now is the time to commit to taking more control over your business. To help with that decision, I want to share with you what I consider to be the best reason to join us at HOW Design Live. But first….the details: This Tuesday, February...

CFC ==> CFBC

There was a lot of talk last Summer about the evolution of the name of the Creative Freelancer Conference. And there was no lack of opinions on the topic. Ultimately, we decided on a gradual shift rather than a radical change. The new name is Creative Freelancer Business Conference. We simply added the word “Business”...

Out of debt–thank you CFC!

Early this month, the FedEx man delivered a package to my door: a shiny new iPad air. I’ve never owned a tablet computer before, so the whole experience is pretty exciting. But far more important to me is what the arrival of this parcel represents. It’s the reward I promised myself for paying off the...

Your Embarrassing Web Site…

CFC attendee and Web designer for designers, Jill Anderson, refined her positioning, revamped her web site and her time management is under control. Oh, and, she also increased her income by 17%. PLUS she’s getting work she wants because her web site reflects what she’s looking for! Read all about how.

Rules for Moonlighting as a Freelancer

So many designers I talk to are working for a company while freelancing on the side when projects come along. But for more and more of you, the goal is to build a freelance business and transition to full time freelance, whether you jump or are pushed first. So in a recent podcast interview (http://marketingmentor.libsyn.com/how-to-make-strong-connections-interview-with-dana-manciagli-2) I asked Dana Manciagli, one of the speakers at CFC...