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IWOC Meeting | How to Succeed in Various Freelance Markets

  • 09 May 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Gratz Center (Room 4F), 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago


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Join us as five experienced IWOC freelancers provide us with a bird’s-eye view of how to go after new and different markets—a topic relevant to both experienced and beginning writers alike.

Each panelist will offer a variety of “nuts-and-bolts” ideas on how to succeed in a specific writing market in which he or she specializes. The individual areas of focus include advertising, article writing, corporate writing, niche-writing, and translation services.

Panelists will offer practical advice, focusing on their respective experience in the different writing segments, including:

  • Advantages and pitfalls of each particular writing field
  • Types of clients to pursue and how to reach them
  • Profitability potentials
  • How to launch yourself into specific areas of writing specialization

The panel includes: Brent Brotine, advertising; Vladimire Herard, niche-writing; Diana Schneidman, corporate writing; Jeff Steele, article writing; and Scott Spires, translation services.

Networking, with snacks and beverages, begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by the program at 6:00 p.m.

The meeting is free for IWOC members. Non-members pay $10 with online preregistration/payment or $15 at the door.

All attendees are welcome to join us for a buy-your-own dinner at a nearby restaurant after the meeting.

Meeting Location

IWOC monthly meetings are held in Room 4F at the Gratz Center, 126 E. Chestnut Street, adjacent to the historic Fourth Presbyterian Church (see map, below).

Discounted parking after 5:00pm is available (with validation coupon available at the meeting) at 900 N. Michigan Avenue.

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