Webinar: Beyond News Releases – Simple Steps to Effective Media Relations

CFG Guelph/Kitchener-Waterloo Presents: Beyond News Releases – Simple Steps to Effective Media Relations Presenter: Michael Strickland Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:00 – 7:45pm Eastern Time “Truth is, media releases and pitches clog newsroom faxes and emails by the hundreds each and every day,” explains Michael Strickland. “Few ever generate the hoped-for headlines. Many get deleted […]

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Tax Tips webinar now available on CFG website

On February 10th, about 5 dozen people took part in the CFG’s Business of Freelancing Tax Tips for Freelancers webinar. This was a very lively discussion about the important questions facing freelancers at tax time — such as eligible expenses, dealing with foreign income, the G/HST, CERB, CRB, and so on. The webinar is an […]

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The Business of Freelance Series: Tax Time Tips

Freelancer tax questions? Register for the next Canadian Freelance Guild (CFG) Webinar: Wednesday, February 10th  – 9 a.m. PT (10 a.m. MT/11 a.m. CT/12 a.m. ET/1 p.m. AT/1:30 p.m. NT) Marginal tax rate? Foreign income? Eligible expenses? Is COVID relief taxable? What’s different in 2020? New exemptions? Join CFG and Shannon Lee Simmons, founder of the New […]

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WEBINAR: Pitching NOT Bitching!

This week, CFG Guelph is proud to present: Pitching NOT Bitching! How to make a good pitch about a story and get published Online Zoom, Tuesday, January 12th, 7pm ET Pitching is either something you feel challenged by or procrastinate about doing. No matter the type of article you want to write, a good pitch letter […]

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Webinar: How to Find Work

If you’re looking for more work opportunities these days, hurry and register for the CFG’s upcoming webinar How to Find Work. This online event happens on Wednesday, October 21st from 7:30pm to 8:30pm Eastern Time. One of the first member benefits the Canadian Freelance Guild established after being formed in April of this year was The […]

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WEBINAR: Strategic Storytelling for Non-profits

Please join us for the Zoom webinar Strategic Storytelling for Non-profits on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. ET. Your webinar presenter is CFG founding member, writer, editor, strategic storyteller, and story coach Michael Strickland. “We’ve been telling stories forever,” he says. “Long before the data-driven annual report or flashy product video, people gathered in caves […]

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WEBINAR: Indie Book Publishing — Lessons Learned

Every book has its own path toward publication. For some, this will be through traditional publishing, for others, independent publishing works best. But how to make the decision? Please join us for the webinar Indie Book Publishing: Lessons Learned, on Tuesday,  September 8th from 7pm to 9pm ET. The presentation and conversation will focus on CFG founding […]

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WEBINAR: Making the Most of Your Interviews (on any media platform)

For Paul McLaughlin, calling an interview a success comes down to just one thing. “It’s very simple. It’s if I’ve accomplished my goals,” he says. McLaughlin, one of Canada’s most experienced interviewing trainers and author of the book, Asking Questions: The Art of the Media Interview, says knowing what you need is one of the […]

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WEBINAR: Pitching for Success – Sell That Story!

You have the story. You know you can write it and deliver it. But how to get the editor’s attention—and a green light to proceed? CFG Founding Member Sandra Phinney will take you on a journey down the freelance “pitching for success” path in Pitching for Success – Sell That Story. This workshop will cover: today’s most […]

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WEBINAR: Getting the Shot – Tips to Taking Winning Photos!

It’s all in the eyes! Portraits, head shots, promo photos, editorial news and travel imagery is all about making that visual connection with the subject, to help convey emotion and tell the story. In the Canadian Freelance Guild’s next webinar, Getting the Shot, learn the composition, lighting and exposure techniques to bring the viewer into […]

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