Free help with your financial planning in NYC

Sometimes the City of New York really comes through! They’re offering this great, free day-long event with professional, certified financial planners, which they’re vigorously assuring will be a no-strings-attached-and-no-sales-pitches.

The event, hosted by the NYC Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) and the Financial Planning Association of New York...

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Are you down with IFP?

The Independent Filmmaker Conference (IFP) is hosting a 2-day Distribution Workshop on June 5-6 that provides a step-by-step guide to the new world of hybrid distribution and marketing. Day one will cover how to create a distribution strategy and marketing plan unique to your film, the various available markets for...

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Take Control of Your Career – and Your Business

Career paths can take a turn – sometimes planned…sometimes not. You’re a freelancer – whether by choice or circumstance – and developing the business skills you need to maximize your freelance income is essential to your success. That’s where the Creative Freelancer Conference can help – it’s the only business...

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NYC Spring Fling – May 4

Next Tuesday (May 4) join your fellow freelancers in Manhattan for our spring networking event. While it’s not an old-school spring fling (think: collegiate dance of the 1950s), it is an excellent chance to socialize and maybe even lock down your next gig. (Plus, you’re still welcome to...

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Make a Call to End Unpaid Wages!

Next week you have an opportunity to help end unpaid wages in New York. On April 28th and 29th we’re going to reach out to other members who haven’t signed up to end unpaid wages and ask them to get involved.

Don’t worry if you...

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Only 1 Week Left to Save $55 (Creative Freelancer Conference)

Hey all you designers, writers, photographers, illustrators, and other creative solopreneurs—Denver is calling your name. From June 5-6, the Creative Freelancer Conference will teach you ways to improve your business skills and maximize your freelance income—two musts in this economy. If you register by April 15, you’ll...

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Local Membership Meetings

Last night Freelancers Union wrapped up our first series of organizing meetings across New York City: each evening, we met with members from a different borough and discussed the issue of unpaid wages.We had over 50 members come out and discuss their experience with delayed and unpaid wages. Many...

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Freelancers Union and the EDC


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This week, Freelancers Union held its second focus group with our friends at New York City’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC). The EDC is an interesting and wide-reaching city agency charged with helping foster economic development throughout NYC’s five boroughs. They do this in a whole host of areas...

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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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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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