Victoria Freelancers: Register for our Perfect Pitch workshop

Victoria-area freelancers, CMG Freelance has a professional development opportunity coming your way next month. Every freelancer — whether new or experienced — can use some pitching practice. So join us for The Perfect Pitch, our day-long workshop on pitching. It’s scheduled for October 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fisgard Street Forum (845 Fisgard Street). You’ll learn how […]

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The Freelancer’s Toolbox

by Don Genova, CMG Freelance President Open up my literal freelancer’s writer-broadcaster toolbox and you’ll find microphones, digital and analog recorders, umpteen cables and adapters, a couple of different cameras, a bunch of notebooks and various pens and pencils. But open up my figurative toolbox and you’ll find tools needed for my profession that are […]

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Social Media tips for writers from the Freelancer’s Toolbox

  Social media can be a real productivity destroyer, but Rebecca Coleman says that freelancers just need to learn how to use it well in order to reap its many benefits. At the Freelancer’s Toolbox seminar in Vancouver earlier this month, Coleman — a blogger, teacher and freelance PR specialist — said that writers should be using social networks in three […]

Posted on November 21, 2013 at 9:05 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

The Freelancer’s Toolbox: Vancouver Session 1

Friday, November 1st 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Vancouver Public Library, The Morris J. Wosk Boardroom 350 West Georgia Street   The Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch cordially invites you to take part in a day-long seminar designed to help you succeed as an independent content producer. We know that it can be difficult to […]

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 9:05 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,