You Decided To Be a Freelancer. Now What Do You Do?

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Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2016 - March 18, 2016

Michelle Jackson

Founder and Principal Instructional Designer and Developer
Tilak Learning Group

While there are webinars that talk about what you should consider before becoming a freelance consultant, there remains the challenge of what to do once you make the choice to become a freelancer. In other words, what do you need to put in place to protect yourself and your new business, and how do you thrive in a competitive landscape?

In this session, you’ll learn about the pros and cons of direct and subcontract-type work, as well as the basics of selecting the type of business to form, why you should create a webpage and portfolio, and the types of business insurance you should consider, and why you should create a webpage and portfolio.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the two types of freelance work and the pros and cons of each type
  • About the three types of insurance you should consider having as a freelancer and describe what each type covers
  • The different types of businesses you may register as and why you should register as a business
  • The benefits of creating your business webpage and portfolio

Audience:
Novice to advanced designers, developers, and project managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
N/A

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