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freelance

4 Myths About Freelance Introverts… Part 2

We ended last week with the first 2 myths about “freelance introverts,” so it only seems fitting to start this week with the rest of them, especially if you have a networking event to attend this week. (And if you don’t yet, go find one!) Myth #3: Introverts lack the social confidence of extroverts...

CFBC Breakfast Roundtable

CFBC Connecting Continues for Enterprising Freelancers

I got this message last week from designer (and veteran CFBC attendee), Nancy Ruzow of Ruzow Graphics about the follow up she’s done in the month since the conference…. I have been working very hard to follow-up with some of the contacts I met at the Creative Freelancer Business Conference (held May 14-16, 2014 in Boston). Jenn...

Tom Tumbush

Top 5 Highlights from this year’s CFBC

My business gets stronger every time I attend the Creative Freelancer Business Conference. I come home with more great ideas, resources, and new contacts than it seems possible to take advantage of in a single year (though that won’t stop me from trying). Here are just a few of this year’s high points: 1.   ...

Tom T bug

Freelancers: A room full of potential clients!

Success Tips for this year’s Freelancer Showcase & Matchmaking Happy Hour at HOWLive/CFBC. Last year I made enough new client connections at the first Freelancer Showcase & Matchmaking Happy Hour to cover the entire cost of my trip to the Creative Freelancer Conference in San Francisco—including travel, meals, and all that jazz—and I’m still...

Freelancing: Freedom + Uncertainty?

There’s an excellent article in The New York Times by Rachel Swarns about the reality of freelancing — its freedoms and its uncertainties — personified by a web developer who’s having trouble making ends meet. It recounts how he has found counsel and community through the Freelancers Union, founded 20 years ago by Sara...