An Insightful Guide to Becoming a Freelancer Premium class

Monika Kanokova, Freelance Community & Content Strategist

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14 Videos (1h 3m)
    • Introduction

    • Project Assignment: Create and Share Your Freelancer Mission Statement

    • Always Have a Side Project

    • Put Yourself on the Map

    • Business Plan

    • Build a Financial Buffer

    • Make Yourself a Website

    • Share Your Work

    • Network Yourself Up

    • Treat Your Customers Well

    • Go Social

    • Work with Awesome People

    • Remember Your Freelancers Manifesto

    • Don't Take No for an Answer


About This Class

Are you considering going freelance? Enroll in Monika Kanokova’s class to learn more about setting up a freelance business in the creative industries.

This class was inspired by Monika’s book This Year Will Be Different: An Insightful Guide to Becoming a Freelancer and explains how to use the social web to setup and grow your career as a freelance creative.

This class is perfect for creative professionals who want to start a freelance business. No prior knowledge or experience required! By the end of this class, you’ll know what steps to take to make a living as a freelance designer, writer, consultant or any other professional who wants to get their foot into the professional world of the creative industries.

94 of 97 students recommendSee All

Monica shares her wisdom on how you can get started as a freelancer. We start by creating a Freelancer's Manifesto and from there, she explains what steps to take and how you ought to present yourself to your market. She is insightful, has good examples and is clearly passionate about helping her students succeed. Good luck!
Yes, I'd absolutely recommend it. Great tips and examples!
Andi Surwillo

IT Business Consultant, Designer, Illustrator

it's really awesome! Thank you!
Maria Zatorska

Graphic Designer & Illustrator





Monika Kanokova

Freelance Community & Content Strategist

I am a freelance community strategist and the author of This Year Will Be Different: The Insightful Guide to Becoming a Freelancer. My heart belongs to good design and delicious filter coffee. If yours does too, follow my discoveries on @kathmo or visit to learn more about my approach to community and product strategy.