Posts authored by Kaitlyn Newman

Nov 28, 2011

The Art of Negotiation

All too often, I hear freelancers say that the deck is stacked against them when it comes to defining the terms of a new gig, and they feel reluctant to…

Oct 20, 2011

Getting Played, Not Paid? Use a Contract.

Need help dealing with a legal issue? Download the Freelancers Union app to connect with a lawyer committed to helping freelancers and who understand the freelance life. Protect your work:…

Aug 31, 2011

Would It Kill You to Pick Up the Phone?

Married to My Phone I’m going to level with you. I make a lot of calls to a lot of members every week, and while many see it as…

Mar 22, 2011

Update: Meeting Minutes for March

The March 15 Monthly Member Meeting came and went on the heels of Daylights  Saving Time—leaving us with more hours in the day to work towards freelancer equality! Read…

Mar 07, 2011

Update: February Member Meeting

As we (hopefully) wrap up a long and snowy winter here in NYC, there’s much to report on the Monthly Member Meeting front. At the member gathering on February…