Start Freelancing at 50+

After 50 trips around the sun, you have experience and skills that can help you earn money as a freelancer.

 

Learn how to start freelancing, including how to choose a type of freelance work, find real jobs, pay taxes, and stay safe.  

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More than a course, a community

Start Freelancing at 50+ is a community of new freelancers who:

Attend live webinar classes using a computer or smart phone.

Receive 1:1 coaching to help you get started and overcome challenges.

Hear from successful freelancers on how they got started and the lessons they learned.

Continue the conversation in the Freelancers at 50+ Facebook community.

Finally, we’ll celebrate your first freelance job by sending you a $25 Gig Bonus check!

Let Us Be Your Guide

This course will teach you everything you need to know to get started as a freelancer.

We'll guide you through these simple, safe steps to earn income through freelancing:

Pick your freelance job

Explore different work categories available as a freelancer

Find an online platform that connects you to customers

Learn how to find freelance work both online and offline

Create a winning online profile

Create an online work profile that will attract clients and win you jobs

Learn to find real, quality freelance jobs

Understand how to assess jobs and clients in order to find quality jobs and avoid scams

Market yourself to customers

Write winning proposals and navigate client interviews to get more work

Pay your taxes & write contracts

File your taxes as a freelancer & create airtight legal contracts

We've got the tools you need

As part of the course, you'll get access to exclusive tools and resources designed to help you overcome common hurdles faced by new freelancers.

Work Finder

We've created the world's largest database of freelance work platforms to help you find the right fit for you. 

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"About Me" Generator

Create a great personal statement for your online work profile that introduces your and your service

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Proposal Generator

Create custom job-winning proposals in seconds

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What our alumni say

Kay

New York City

"Freelancing was so much easier than expected! I have a full-time job, but continue to do gigs within the mile radius and times I choose, and focus on things I want to get better at."

Kristy

San Francisco

“I truly am happy and amazed that I've been able to do this work successfully for 10 months now...

Samaschool put the idea in my head and gave me the tools to make it happen."

Julio

New York City

"Samaschool taught me to think about my gigs in a professional way and strategic way, actively searching out new opportunities and sharing business cards with existing clients.”

Webinar Session Outline

1. Interview with a successful freelancer

 

Learn about freelancing through a live interview with one of our successful alumni.

2. Choosing a work category & personal branding

 

Learn how to choose the right work category for you, and how to sign up for an online work platform where you can find real jobs.

 

3. Searching for jobs & writing proposals

Learn how to search and apply for jobs online, including how to identify good clients and write proposals that win jobs.

 

4. Taxes, contracts, & growing your network

Learn how to manage your taxes, create a contract, and build a sustainable freelance business over time.

 

Each session is recorded and distributed after the live webinar is completed.

CLICK HERE to view webinar dates and times

 

Get notified about future cohorts!

If you want to take the course another time, click here to get notified about future cohorts. 

Contact

 

info@samaschool.org

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