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Survive Your Dry Spell: 1000 Freelance Secrets

Lori Fournier, Biz teacher & freelancer

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6 Lessons (36m)
    • 1. Why Watch?

      2:24
    • 2. How to Manage Finances

      8:12
    • 3. How to Find More Work

      9:08
    • 4. How to Stay Visible

      6:26
    • 5. How to Make the Most of it

      8:28
    • 6. Final Thoughts

      1:02

About This Class

A dry spell can suck the life out of your freelance career – if you let it. In this class, long-time freelancer Lori Fournier shares her survival skills so you are better equipped to sail through a dry spell and enjoy your freedom. You'll learn:

  • how to manage finances before and during a dry spell
  • how to get work flowing again
  • how to stay visible so clients think of you first
  • how to relax and take advantage of your downtime. 

Think of it as CPR for your freelance career! Whether you're new to it or not, you'll find helpful tips on how to bring some life to the business of freelancing. But you don't have to be a freelancer to benefit. If you're between jobs, this class may be just the boost you need.  

Since the structure of your day is essential to managing time, your project is to schedule your ideal dry-spell day – one that allows you to be both productive and free. Then, tell us why it works for you so your fellow freelancers can benefit from your experience. 

Learn more about the instructor. Visit her blog The Hooky Player or check out her portfolio

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Lori Fournier

Biz teacher & freelancer

Lori credits her fear of commitment and mistrust of authority for her fruitful career as a freelance copywriter. Among her many adventures along the path of avoidance, she was a long-time writer on Canada's famous Insider's Report, brainchild of grocery trailblazer Dave Nichol. Her client roster includes leading agencies like Watt Retail and Jackman Reinvents as well as Scotiabank and online educator Desire2Learn. To date, she's billed for more than 1,000 freelance jobs – hence the...

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