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Eight common mistakes first-time freelancers make

Get off to a smooth start by avoiding these traps, pitfalls and misconceptions.

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Why we need to pay attention to millennials on diversity and entrepreneurship

One of the greatest gifts that millennials give us, especially as entrepreneurs, is that they are changing the culture.

Community Creativity Clients & Gigs

Why your marketing strategy needs video

Strengthen your social media presence and reach more clients by engaging through live video.

Community Creativity Clients & Gigs

82 rules for all freelancers to live by, Part 2

Use these tips, insights and guidelines to keep your career moving forward.

Community Creativity Clients & Gigs

82 rules for all freelancers to live by, Part 1

Use these tips, insights and guidelines to keep your freelance career moving forward.

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Freelancing in the Mile High City

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

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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…

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How to earn 2X more as a freelancer

Leaving your office job doesn't meaning making less money

Community Fun

Summer vacation is for freelancers too

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

Community Advocacy

Lawyers: Join Freelancers Guild!

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


How to build a solid network

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


Why mentorship matters

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


Join the Freelancers Union board!

Want to get more involved with Freelancers Union? Apply to be our next Member Representative on the Freelancers Union Board of Directors!

Advocacy Community

Freelancers show their solidarity!

Thanks to everyone who told the world why they stand with freelancers.

Advocacy Community

Share your solidarity for a chance to win legal advice!

Show your solidarity with a picture of the new Freelancers Union App for a chance to win free legal advice!


Freelancers Union is hiring!

If you're entrepreneurial-minded and passionate about building a better future for your fellow freelancers, we want to hear from you!


How to get excited about a networking event

Have you been curious about checking out a Freelancer’s Union Spark event, but are shy when it comes to meeting new people? Or maybe you’re interested in another…


Work-at-home parent? 6 ways to better manage interruptions

So, this happened the other day, going viral and making folks chuckle: Toddler interrupts BBC interview As a self-employed, work-at-home parent, I can relate. I can’t tell you the…


WeWork announces the Creator Awards

WeWork is launching the Creator Awards—a new, global initiative to recognize and reward the creators of the world. Debuting on March 28 in Washington, D.C., the Creator Awards…