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August Creative Boost: How to Build Your Business as a Freelancer

Date: Aug 23, 2016

Time: 9:30am

Cost: Free

Location: Creative Colony 8121 Georgia Avenue, Suite 600 Silver Spring, MD 20910

Who's Invited: Anyone is invited to join us!

Are you a freelance professional in a creative field struggling to make enough money? 

Do any of these describe you?

  • You're not sure where to find ongoing, well-paying clients without feeling like you're constantly hustling
  • You're unsure if you can truly make a living at this
  • You wonder if you're good enough
  • You are working around the clock – nights and weekends too – and you're feeling burnout creep in
  • You're feeling all alone out there and would love to meet other freelancers

There's a better way.

In this workshop, you will learn how to embrace the business mindset and network like a pro, which will allow you to develop financial stability through constant work. 

Presenter Details

Melanie Padgett Powers went from being a stifled and frustrated communications employee to making six figures as a freelance writer and editor in the D.C. area. Her success hinges not only on her talent and experience, but her diversity of services and her conviction that she is a small business owner, not "just" a freelancer. Now she teaches other freelance creatives to adopt a business mindset and embrace networking. 

Melanie is a former newspaper reporter with a bachelor's degree in journalism. she spent 13 years as a writer and editor for membership associations, where she won numerous awards for her publications and articles. 

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