Creativity Advocacy

Cornell is looking for creative freelancers

Cornell is starting a focus group to help shape its new resource center for young creative workers.


Clients & Gigs Community

Freelancing in the Mile High City

A Spark leader talks about her experience working—and networking—in a new town.


Why I still needed a team after going solo

Becoming a member of the Freelancers Union offers a tremendous range of benefits for independent workers.


Advocacy

Why freelancing skills should be taught early

It's critical to prepare younger generations for the changing economy.


Advocacy

We’re hiring a Member Organizer!

Are you passionate about building a better future for freelancers? Apply to be our Member Organizer.


Community Clients & Gigs

Three things I've learned as a young freelancer

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


Clients & Gigs Money & Taxes Community

How to earn 2X more as a freelancer

Leaving your office job doesn't meaning making less money


Money & Taxes

Wait ... I have to pay taxes in June?

Most freelancers don't pay their taxes correctly. Use these tips to stay on track.


Community Fun

Summer vacation is for freelancers too

If you're taking some time off this summer, pay attention to these three things.


Money & Taxes

When is the right time to incorporate?

You should strongly consider incorporating as soon as you’re freelancing for more than 25% of your time working or your revenue.


Community Advocacy

Lawyers: Join Freelancers Guild™!

Join a group of independent legal professionals committed to protecting the rights and interests of their fellow freelancers.


Clients & Gigs Money & Taxes

How to collect an unpaid fee from your client

If you find yourself dealing with wage theft, there are options and tools at your disposal to get paid and keep your business running.


Community

How to build a solid network

Building a solid network isn't as hard as some make it seem.


Clients & Gigs

Things I’ve learned after being mistreated as an independent contractor

Experience has taught me to brace for bad behavior. But I don’t take it to heart and I remain prepared to fill the gaps.


Clients & Gigs

The question all freelancers should ask themselves

All freelancers should ask themselves this simple question. You might be surprised where it takes you.


Clients & Gigs

Hey, freelancer: go clone yourself!

Imagine if you could just duplicate yourself when the work comes flooding in all at once. Here are five challenges you may face while outsourcing.


Community

Why mentorship matters

Take the time to seek out people who will give you honest feedback and keep you inspired.


Clients & Gigs

Do you know your freelance rights?

Did you know that as an independent worker, you have certain rights that protect you from behavioral and financial control from your clients?


Clients & Gigs

5 ways to improve your freelance portfolio

Use these 5 tips to get your freelance book in top shape.