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Making a Living on YOUR Terms: FREElance FREEdom

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Freelance Freedom
I am a education/learning junkie. I am constantly looking for and taking new classes, courses, and seminars that will help ME be a better ME in business.
I truly feel that the success I am enjoying now is a product of my willingness to set aside the time and bucks to learn what I need to learn to move forward in my dreams.
Here’s a Cool Story:
I’ve always felt like the lone-soldier-on-the-hill when it came to being a blogger and work-from-home entrepreneur. Last year, I met a fellow community member and, in that moment, it was like I found my TWIN. Kathleen was also a freelancer and had left a good job to pursue a dream of working from home as a writer. Not only was she doing great, she was rockin it. It was a blessing to talk with someone else about the struggles, triumphs, issues and best practices of working as a freelancer.

We talked, dreamed and plotted and came to the realization that together, we knew a lot of stuff!

Kathleen ( the “Crafter of Words”) is a full-time freelance writer and a regular contributor to HerLife Magazine out of Kansas City and Her Voice here in Brainerd, as well as several online publications.

Kathleen Krueger

Then there’s ME :) I left the retail industry life two years ago to work full-time (from home and on my own terms)  as a virtual assistant, writer and blogger. I too write for HerLife Magazine (Sacramento and Central Valley) and am also a regular contributor to HerVoice magazine. Did I mention I am a blogging fiend? I blog on 7 different blogs including this one. Love, love LUV blogging.
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So as former “9 to 5ers” we decide to join forces and pull back the curtains on what’s it like to experience FREElance FREEdom. We wanted people to know that, hey, we’ve “been there.” We know the struggles and frustration of working to make a living, but feeling like you’ve forgotten to make a life. But we made a choice and made a change.

Freelancers can be anything from accountants and marketing pros to writers and virtual assistants. The opportunities are endless.

The key here is the word “FREE.”  As an independent contractor (Freelancer) you have the ability to shift and adjust your work load and working hours around that thing called LIFE.

Together Kathleen and I teamed up to create a  “lunch and learn” experience called FREElance FREEdom on September 21, 2013.


This is a physical seminar (the on-line option is being created as we speak, but not available yet) but if you live within driving distance of Baxter Minnesota and have always wanted to explore work-from-home options, this seminar is something you might want to jump on.  This event is designed to be a day-long, info-packed freelancing “how-to” boot camp that allows people just like you to see that….
life  beyond the cubicle, is very possible.
Don’t think this bootcamp will be two talking heads, fluff and a lot of blah, blah, blah. We plan to dig deep and share a TON. Everything from using contracts with clients, to where to find clients, how to pitch an editor and how to get paid what you are worth will be covered in this day-long freelance event.
To get the full break down of class offerings go HERE.
Interested? FABBY. Our Early Bird Ticket price ends September 1 and tickets will only be available until 9/14. We also have limited seating so don’t delay securing your place now. Go here for details or to purchase your ticket!

About Becky Flansburg

Becky Flansburg is freelance writer, blogger and virtual assistant living in Northern Minnesota. A dedicated mom to two beautiful kids, her veteran blog Franticmommy.com is filled with laughter and love about the joys parenthood. Becky is also committed to helping women realize their work-from-home dreams, enjoy life beyond the cubicle and find clarity in the work/life/family balance. Connect with Becky via her website, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest