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Work Freelance Teleconference: Sponsored by AAJA-DC and CurrentMom.com

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How to Succeed As a Freelancer or Consultant
Learn the secrets of thriving as a freelancer or consultant from experts who have been there, done that. This free teleconference is co-sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association-DC chapter and CurrentMom.com.
Weds., Nov. 18, 2009, 2-3:30 pm ET
Speakers include:
  • Joe Grimm, creator of JobsPage.com, Poynter columnist and visiting journalist at Michigan State University
  • Stephenie Overman, freelance writer and DC Society of Professional Journalists' freelance coordinator
  • Katherine Reynolds Lewis, freelance writer for outlets such as About.com, MSN Money and Parade, and founder of CurrentMom.com, a site for entrepreneurs
  • Victoria Lim, media trainer, freelance journalist, consultant and convergence expert
  • Arnesa Howell, freelance writer for magazines including People and Money.

  • Topics to be covered:
  • Starting a freelance career on the sidelines of your day job
  • Balancing fun or prestigious assignments with bread-and-butter work that pays the mortgage
  • Is this the golden age of freelancing? Or a good time to flee to the safety of a solid employer?
  • Pitching and cultivating relationships with editors or other clients
  • How to think like an entrepreneur, not an employee

  • Follow us on Twitter: @CurrentMom @AAJADC
    Tweet about this event on our Twitter back channel: #workfreelance
    Register at: http://workfreelance.eventbrite.com
    For more information, see: www.currentmom.com/currentmom/work-freelance-teleconference.html