The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) presents a series of four live webinars, titled “Freelance February,” that explore the best ways to start, maintain and grow a freelance communications business. Packed with information, advice and strategies from successful freelancers, this series of professional development webinars will occur on Feb. 6, 12, 19, and 26 – all at 1:00 pm EST.
On February 6th, The AWC Freelance February Series kicks off with award-winning networking and connections expert, Patti DeNucci, sharing networking tools from her award-winning book, The Intentional Networker. Patti is a coach, consultant and speaker as well as the founder of DeNucci & Co. LLC, a consulting, publishing, and resource firm. With a strong background in marketing communications and more than 20 years of experience as a business owner, Patti has worked with thousands of companies, organizations, and individuals, helping them attract millions of dollars in connections and revenue. In this webinar, Networking for Freelancers, Patti offers strategic step-by-step advice for becoming a more focused, efficient, polished and successful networker. This webinar is beneficial for anyone new to freelance as well as veteran freelancers who want to become more savvy, selective and successful networkers.
The second webinar on February 12th in the AWC Freelance February Series is led by President and Founder of Aliah Public Relations and AWC Vice-Chair, Aliah Davis-McHenry. With ten years of experience in nonprofit management and public relations, Aliah Davis-McHenry is a strategic visionary who has created, implemented, and managed innovative communications campaigns for nonprofit organizations, businesses, and associations. In this webinar, Freelance Foundation, Aliah offers tools for creating a freelance foundation that is essential for the success of your business. Aliah knows what seeds to plant and how to cultivate them, ensuring your freelance business grows strong and stays healthy even in a tough economy.
Jennifer Navarrete hosts the third webinar, Free/Low Cost Business Tools, in the AWC Freelance February Series on February 19th. Jennifer is a speaker, event and social media community organizer. She has spoken at social media, entrepreneur, business and non-profit events across the country. Jennifer will share with attendees her knowledge on how to compete with large businesses on a freelance budget and reveals where and how to find free/low cost applications and online software that will help you run your business without hurting your wallet.
Sheila Scarborough, co-founder of Tourism Currents and AWC Board member, hosts the final webinar in the AWC Freelance February Series on February 26th. Sheila Scarborough is a writer, speaker and consultant specializing in travel, tourism and the social Web. She writes for three different blogs and is also a certified Navy Master Training Specialist. In the webinar entitled Freelance: The First Six Months, Sheila lets attendees know what to expect when embarking to a freelance career and break down the most important hurdles, choices, and expectations you’ll encounter in your first six months.
For more information or to register, visit www.womcom.org, or call (703) 370-7436.
ABOUT AWC: Founded in 1909, the Association for Women in Communications, with 2,500 members, is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.