Austin’s Source for Freelance and Contract Communicators
By the year 2027, freelancers are projected to make up the majority of the workforce in the United States, with 50.9% of the working population. In fact, at the recent growth rate, it was estimated that 67.6 million Americans would be freelancing by the end of 2021. That’s 42% of the American workforce! How can you tap into this powerhouse of talent? Congratulations! You just did. Freelance Austin, a group within Women Communicators of Austin, is a top source of writers, editors, graphic designers, web designers, voice talent, public relations and marketing consultants, business coaches, photographers, and other creative, independent communications professionals in the Austin area — since 1995.
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Join Women Communicators of Austin to access Freelance Austin benefits! Freelance Austin is the longest-running nonprofit network of independent communications professionals in Austin. Freelance Austin members benefit from monthly meetings, networking opportunities, job referrals, and strong camaraderie — everything a freelancer needs to solve the many challenges of thriving as a solo entrepreneur. Get to know us better! Join us for an event for networking or professional development.
Freelance Austin Blog
Event Recap: Turn Adversity into Your Superpowers
Fayruz Benyousef’s first taste of adversity started when she was eight. Born in Tripoli, Libya, she moved to the US with her parents so they could attend graduate school when her father was diagnosed with leukemia. Living in a foreign country, facing complicated...
Event Recap: Everything You Need to Know about Pricing
When I started freelancing full-time in 2016, figuring out how to charge clients fairly for my services at a rate that would allow me to live comfortably was a mental hurdle. It almost made me run back to my cushy corporate job, tail between my legs. If I started out...
Event Recap: From Distraction to Intention
As Maura Nevel Thomas noted during November’s Freelance Austin meeting, “Empowered Productivity: Win the War Against Information Overload,” most of us start our days simply by looking at what’s in front of us. But according to Maura, if our goal is to increase...