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Building Your Freelance Business: A Special One-day Seminar for Writers and Editors!
Saturday, January 19, 2013


This full-day professional development seminar is jam-packed with information to help you build your business.

Click for the full event schedule and registration. 

We’ll be talking dollars and cents! Hear from some experts on freelance business building.

Running Your Business Better: Tips on Planning and Marketing for Freelancers!
Diane Davy, President of Castledale Inc., has over 25 years of experience with business and marketing strategies for cultural industries, including book and magazine publishing.

Let's Look at the Books! 
Make sure you know what Revenue Canada expects you to know about running a business. Darren G. Rotsch, CPA, CA, MMPA, BASc helps get us ready for tax time with a refresher on taxation for freelancers.

Then learn from fellow freelancers in fascilitated discussion groups with other writers and editors. Topics include:

  • Contracts, Invoices and Estimates: how to writeavoid headaches
  • Let's talk Rates: setting them, negotiating them, and then raising them!
  • Managing Your Mental Energy and Stress: this is often stressful, solitary work – talk about strategies to stay focused, engaged and mentally and emotionally healthy.
  • Get LinkedIn: new ideas to promote yourself in professional circles
  • Get started with social media: a beginners' group discussion where you can ask the questions you’ve been afraid to ask
  • And MUCH more!

To keep the discussions focused and productive, we have to limit this Master-Class-Style event to 60 participants. It will sell out.


Event Type: Seminar
Organization: PWAC and EAC
Event Time: 9:00 - 4:30
Event Cost: Click for the Full Schedule and Registration Page
Event Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre 750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor Street) 3rd Floor 1 block from TTC and Green P Parking Lot Toronto, ON M5T 2T7