Webinar: The CFG Social Media Experts Panel Returns

One of the highlights of the Canadian Freelance Guild’s 2023 Summer Academy was the first gathering of the Social Media Experts Panel. Six months on, it’s time for an update on navigating the messy world of social media.

Posted on January 22, 2024 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: 

Webinar: Find and Win Government Contracts

Join the Canadian Freelance Guild for the first CFG Experts Panel of 2024 and discover how you can navigate the government contracting system to your advantage. After all, it’s the biggest purchaser of private sector goods and services in the country. We’ve confirmed two expert CFG panelists who know how to find and get Government […]

Posted on December 27, 2023 at 2:12 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

4 Tips for Setting Corporate Writing Rates for Freelancers

Have you ever wondered how to break into the world of corporate writing? Sheila Pinder reviews our latest Canadian Freelance Guild webinar series on The Business of Freelancing and answers this exact qusetion. We’ve heard the rumours and we want in. We want to enjoy higher pay for our work and be treated with the […]

Posted on March 28, 2023 at 10:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

Webinar: The Anti-Hustle Method for Freelancing Freedom

As a freelancer, being a “one-person business” can feel stressful and exhausting—but it doesn’t need to be! If you’ve ever struggled with managing your time effectively and staying on top of your never-ending task list, this workshop will help you become the productive boss of your own life and business.

Posted on May 24, 2022 at 12:54 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

Webinar: How to Win Government of Canada Contracts

The Government of Canada spends about $20 billion a year on goods and services. Even sole proprietors can sell directly to the feds—no matter where they are in Canada or whether or not they offer bilingual services. This webinar guides you through the basics, like making sure your firm is registered on the mandatory ProServices […]

Posted on May 6, 2022 at 5:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

Webinar: Public Speaking Skills: A Freelancer’s Marketing Tool

Studies have found that people fear speaking in public more than death. In addition to sharing fundamentals of public speaking, our Toastmasters International presenter will steer you away from trepidation and towards dynamic speechmaking. Different forms of public presentations will be discussed, including in-person and virtual and there will also be tips on how to […]

Posted on April 28, 2022 at 5:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

Webinar: The Seven Stories and How to Apply Them to Your Freelance Writing

According to journalist and bestselling author Christopher Booker, every story we tell falls into one of seven basic plots. This webinar will outline each of these archetypal plot lines and explain when to use them. It will also cover why we tell stories based on the cultural and psychological discoveries of Carl Jung and Joseph […]

Posted on March 31, 2022 at 5:51 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

Webinar: Understanding Freelance Contracts

Part of the CFG’s “Business of Freelancing” Series, our expert panel will explain common freelance contract clauses and terminology, including the most dangerous clauses freelancers are often asked to agree to when it comes to indemnity and liability. Our panelists will also discuss how to make counteroffers and negotiation tips on language and payment.

Posted on March 14, 2022 at 3:53 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT

Webinar: Investing Basics For Freelancers

So, how is your retirement savings going? No matter if you’re a full-time freelancer or freelance off the side of your desk, it’s important to take charge of your financial future, and that includes saving for retirement. This co-presented webinar will focus on the two main retirement saving vehicles for freelancers: RRSPs and TFSAs. Helen […]

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2022 National Magazine Awards Call For Entries

Call for Entries Call for Entries to the 45th annual National Magazine Awards is open. This year, there are 28 categories and nine additional cross-program categories Canadian content creators and magazines can submit their original work to, for the chance to be recognized by Canada’s most prestigious media awards organization. The 2022 NMAs will also feature […]

Posted on January 5, 2022 at 10:38 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT