Hey freelancers, we know it can be tough out there! We've been there, and along the way we have found some gems that have made the business of freelancing a lot more manageable. We're happy to pass along some of our favorite resources to help you, whether you're just starting out, or just need a little extra support.
We put a lot of time and effort into making sure our events are valuable and engaging. Often, our events will include a presentation deck, worksheets or other materials. If you're interested in access to those resources, you can find them right here.
CONTRACT GUIDES AND TEMPLATES
It's important to clearly define your scope of work and protect yourself with a solid contract before beginning a project. Can't afford a lawyer right now? No worries! Here are a couple of great resources for putting together your own freelance contract.
SETTING YOUR RATE AS A CREATIVE FREELANCER
Pricing your work can be a real headache, and even if you've been in business for a while, it can be tough to feel confident about your rates.
We have compiled a short list of our favorite resources from our friends and colleagues in order to help you make an informed, confident decision about your rates.
Events & Meetups
Meeting your peers can be a great way to gain insight, discover resources, and even find clients. These are some of our favorite recurring events focusing on professional development for independent creatives.
MY CLIENT WON'T PAY ME! NOW WHAT?
If you choose to make a career out of freelancing, it's an unfortunate reality that you'll eventually encounter a client who won't pay what they owe. What do you do when you've held up your side of the bargain and your client just won't pay up? Here are some of the best resources we have found to deal with client nonpayment.