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
My Review of SolidGigs
Does SolidGigs Really Deliver Solid Gigs? I wanted to see if the service that touts "getting freelance leads on auto-pilot" and "hand-picked job alerts for the best 1% of freelance jobs on the web" was legit enough to let you know about so I signed up for it myself....
Event Recap: Three Steps to Unapologetic Confidence as a Solopreneur
Christina Glickman – a Chicago mom of four and self-described “Type A hustler” – has a stock reply when her kids complain they cannot do something. “Tell me what you CAN do, not what you can’t.” It is this philosophy that helped Christina – after 15 years in...
Event Recap: Sell More with Case Studies
Emma Siemasko started off Freelance Austin’s September meeting with a discussion about …wait for it, toilets. She explained that her friend raved about her recent purchase of a bidet, touting its life-changing qualities, to the point where Emma went and purchased one...