We are a hyperlocal New York City group that meets to improve freelance business skills, share stories, solve problems and enable targeted learning through small-group conversations, informal talks, and mutual micro-mentoring. We form a community in which we can use our collective resources and experience to support one another.

This group is open to all independent workers living or working in the NYC area. We originated from the Freelancers Union Monthly Member Meetings.

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Recent Meetups

  • February 26 · 6:30 PM

    Expand Your Client Base, Seriously

    8 Freelancers

    For this meetup, we'll use the materials from the Freelancers Union "Spark" meeting in NYC, "How to Expand Your Client Base This Year," except we'll be in the Drawing... Learn more
  • December 10, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    Story Time and Survival Tip Exchange

    4 Freelancers

    Ready to kiss 2014 goodbye? Let's catch up, share our "year's best/worst" stories, celebrate victories large and small, and gear up for a new freelance year in NYC!... Learn more
  • October 29, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    Friendly Self-Promotion

    4 Freelancers

    For freelancers, self-promotion is like having a whole other job to do, which many of us dread. Where do you advertise? Does anyone cold-call anymore? How do you promote... Learn more
  • September 16, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    It's Networking Season!

    6 Freelancers

    The start of school is a time to focus, start new projects and meet new people! So what DO you do with the little pile of business cards you collected last night? We'll ... Learn more
  • August 5, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Summing up Summer

    6 Freelancers

    Did you spend the summer getting new business, honing your skills, or recharging your batteries? Summer can be a boon time for some freelancers, but for many of us... Learn more
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Founded Apr 17, 2012

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  • The Drawing Room

    The Drawing Room was our generous fall-winter host. Many thanks to them!

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