Succeeding as a Freelancer

Welcome to the resources page for your cohort. This page is your one stop shop for the key information and resources you'll need throughout the course.

If you have any questions, feel free to email Jesse at jesse@samaschool.org

August Cohort B

Calendar

Session Outline

Thursday, August 8, 2019 1-3pm EST / 10am-12pm PST

Session 1: Introduction to Freelancing

This is the first of two core curriculum sessions, where we’ll explore the following topics: 

  • What is freelancing and how does it differ from a traditional job?

  • Where you can find freelance work (both online and offline)

  • What are online work/gig platforms? 

  • How to create a strong personal brand

  • How to set your price as a freelancer

  • How to set professional goals that will move you forward

Before the session, be sure to complete the Session 1 Pre-Work, which you can find in the Workbook

Thursday, August 15, 2019 1-3pm EST / 10am-12pm PST

Session 2: Getting Freelance Work

This is the first of two core curriculum sessions, where we’ll explore the following topics: 

  • Finding & securing freelance work

  • Customer service

  • Time management

  • Safety

  • Freelancer rights

  • Financial planning and taxes

 

Before the session, be sure to complete the Session 1 Post-Work, and the Session 2 Pre-Work. You can find both in the Workbook

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3-4pm EST / 12-1pm PST

Session 3: Q&A Coaching Session

This session is designed to be less structured, and focus on the topics that you want to learn more about. Alumni often ask about topics like:

  • How to find the right jobs

  • How to choose an online work platform

  • How to set their price

Before the session, write down some questions that you have, or click the button below to submit your questions anonymously.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 3-4pm EST / 12-1pm PST

Session 4: Guest Speaker

This session will feature an interview with a successful freelancer. Ask them your questions, and learn about the ups and downs that they've experienced as a freelancer.

Pre & Post Workbook

The workbook contains the Pre & Post work, as well as a calendar and other useful information. Use the printable version if you prefer to use pen and paper. Use the Google Docs or Powerpoint version if you prefer to complete the exercises on your computer.

 

Submit Q&A Questions

You can email your questions to jesse@samaschool.org, or use the form below to submit questions anonymously.

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