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Becoming a Freelancer in the Gig Economy

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Madison College-Health Education Building

1705 Hoffman Street

Room 309

Madison, WI 53704

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Becoming a Freelancer in the Gig Economy:

In this first of three workshops, you'll learn how 54 million Americans representing 1/3 of the entire workforce are participating in the gig economy. We'll cover the basics of getting started around the following topics:

  • Is freelancing right for me?
  • Getting organized for independent work.
  • Most in-demand skills for freelancers.
  • Honing your products and/or services.
  • Building your portfolio and branding yourself.
  • Tools and resources for freelancers.

Presented by: Matt Nelson
Matt is an entrepreneur and freelance marketing consultant based in Madison, WI specializing in Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Wordpress. Matt is also the organizer of the local monthly Freelancers Spark meetup group at 100state, Founder and Director of Grow Madison, a nonprofit that taps local experts to teach hands-on technology and business building workshops, Co-founder and partner at Local Route Labs, an indie video game studio that produces Disc Golf Unchained, a mobile video game on Android and iOS, and Co-founder of Moov which will provide a map based platform for volunteers to find exciting opportunities with local nonprofits.



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