Social media tune-up

If you’re reading this blog, you likely have some social media savvy, but who couldn’t use a tune-up? That’s why we’re offering a March 23 online seminar to help you learn the ins and outs of social media, where it intersects with old-school marketing, and how...

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Hallo, hier ist Heike Bachmann

Meet another member! We met Heike at the holiday party last year and thought she had a fascinating story to tell. Luckily she agreed to let us interview her for the blog. Read on. And if you're looking for a voice, you can find Heike through her website.

So...

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Save $55 off THE event for creative freelancers

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Pack your bags and head to Denver for the Creative Freelancer Conference, the only business conference for creative solopreneurs. Scheduled for June 5-6, this one-of-a-kind event sponsored by HOW magazine and Marketing Mentor will give you the information you need to target the right clients, effectively manage your money, build...

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Let Me Say This About That: I Believe We Can Come Together on Portability.

Health reform continues to dominate the news headlines as Obama pushes Congress toward a final vote. Republicans and Democrats are accusing the other side of impeding the process, but as Obama said in a speech last week, it’s not all bad: “Where both sides say they agree is that...

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Sign up for the Script to Screen Conference – for less!

Are you an independent filmmaker who wants to learn more about how to develop, create, and fund your script? The Independent Filmmaker Project's Script to Screen Conference, March 20-21, explores new opportunities available to independent filmmakers and directly connects aspiring and working screenwriters to the decision-makers of the film...

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How to Pay Your Taxes Four Times a Year—And Love It

Have you ever wondered why there’s no dedicated personal finance book for independent workers? Authors Joseph D’Agnese and Denise Kiernan did, so they wrote their own, entitled, “The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed” (Random House/Three Rivers Press, 2010. In stores now.) Most people know...

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Freelancer tax tips

A regular on our seminar series circuit, Howard Samuels, is also giving tax tips for freelancers on a New York Times blog. Post your questions and read responses here.

You can also experience the wisdom of the man himself at our February 25 seminar in New York, Preparing Your Federal...

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Let Me Say This About That: What we did in 2009

Last year was full of firsts and milestones for our members and organization. We grew by leaps and bounds, reaching 130,000 members nationwide; members met us and each other at our first in-person events in California; we made big strides in our political engagement, winning our fight against the...

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For digital media enthusiasts

What’s up with digital media? If you’re interested in learning more about the financing, distribution, and marketing of digital media, sign up for a February 24 presentation, The Economics of Digital Media, by the Writers Guild of America, East and the Paley Center for Media. For questions or...

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February 10 Tax Seminar

We're here to help make taxes as fun as a trip to Disneyland. Seriously, we even have an accountant dressed up as Minnie Mouse.

After attending our February 10 seminar, Preparing Your Federal Tax Return: Form 1040 and Schedule C, you'll be on your way to becoming that...

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