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We facilitate networking events to help you meet fellow creative entrepreneurs you can reach out to for support or help with projects. It is a casual, relaxed environment with licensed bar for drinks.

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We bring in expert guest speakers to share tips and advice for building and growing your business.

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At each meetup we showcase various web-based tools and services you can use as a freelancer to help you build or grow your business such as productivity apps, newsletters, invoicing, and accounting tools.

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Welcome To The Freelancers Association!

The Hamilton Freelancers Association (HFA) was founded in November 2013 by freelancing experts, Chad Fullerton (@chad_fullerton) and Brian Hogg (@brianhogg).

Our goal is to connect freelancers in the Hamilton area with each other, while providing valued workshops and attracting expert guest speakers to monthly events. By providing information on starting your own freelancing business, and connecting with others who are doing the same, we hope to spark collaborations and entrepreneurship within Hamilton’s young professionals and the community at large.

The Hamilton Freelancers Association currently has over 450+ registered members on our Meetup group, and continues to grow each month. We host monthly Freelancer Meetup networking events at 20 Augusta Street. Click here to learn more.



March Meetup: LinkedIn – Optimizing Your Personal Brand

The March Freelancer Meetup event will be all about LinkedIn, and using it to find clients and build your business network. A fantastic topic if you’re just starting out and looking for ways to build your client base, as well as tips for established freelancers who need a ‘facelift’ to their LinkedIn profile 😉

SAVE THE DATE

Thursday, March 26th at 6:30pm. 20 Augusta Street. We’re going with a Thursday night this time, by popular request.

PRESENTATION

Rachael Abram, Social Media Marketing Manager at The Generator will be speaking about how to optimize your personal brand on LinkedIn.

Rachael is a digital media marketer, communications specialist, and writing enthusiast. Known as a self-starter with a passion for creativity, she has a history of helping SMBs and start-ups from various industries (food, IT/security, not-for-profit, human rights, etc.) with their online content production and lead generation. She is a Certified Hootsuite Professional, with experience across multiple social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.) and is also a practiced writer across various styles including blogging, forensic, technical, creative, expository, and storytelling.

SCHEDULE

6:30-6:45pm – Registration and mingling
6:45pm-7:30pm – Presentation from Rachael on LinkedIn
7:30-8:30pm – Networking session

RSVP today if you haven’t already and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

About Freelancer Meetup

Freelancer Meetups are monthly events run by the Hamilton Freelancers Association. They are free, and open to all professionals, entrepreneurs, and freelancers in the Hamilton area, whether you’re just starting a freelancing consulting business, or you’re running a consulting business full time.

We bring in some of the best and brightest to give talks on ways to help you build and grow your entrepreneurial venture, along with networking.

The Hamilton Freelancers Association is free to join to become a member and is open to freelancers of all skills and specialties, including designers, developers, marketers, videographers, photographers, writers, and everyone in between.

At each meetup we showcase various web-based tools and services you can use as a freelancer to help you build or grow your business such as productivity apps, email marketing services, invoicing, social media, and accounting tools, along with bringing in guest speakers on a variety of topics.

Parking

There is plenty of parking in the IMPARK parking lot next to the venue. Entrance to the parking lot is accessible off James Street S. as well as off Augusta Street beside The Pheasant Plucker (20 Augusta).

Our next meetup will be Wednesday Feb 25th

Mark your calendar! Wednesday February 25th will be the next Freelancer Meetup.

Join us for our next Freelancer Meetup! Whether you’re just starting a freelancing consulting business, or you’re running a consulting business full time, we bring in some of the best and brightest to give talks on ways to help you build and grow your entrepreneurial venture, along with networking.

The Hamilton Freelancers Association is open to everyone, from designers, developers, and marketers to videographers, writers, photographers, and everyone in between.

This month we welcome Graeme Douglas from VivosWeb who will be speaking on SEO strategies for your website and online presence.  Every day, people look online for your products or services. Graeme’s Essential Search Engine Optimization Strategies will help ensure they find your website instead of the competition’s.

Graeme is a writer, speaker and digital marketing strategist. As VivosWeb’s search engine optimization (SEO) lead, he creates and implements customized online marketing strategies for his clients, with a constant focus on traffic and conversions.  Possessing an advanced knowledge of organic and paid inbound marketing, Graeme has created and managed campaigns driving thousands of visitors to his clients’ sites.

At each meetup we showcase various web-based tools and services you can use as a freelancer to help you build or grow your business such as productivity apps, email marketing services, invoicing, social media, and accounting tools, along with bringing in guest speakers on a variety of topics.

Schedule: 6:30-7pm – Registration and networking

7pm-7:45pm – Short presentations and group discussion

7:45-8:30pm – Networking session

8:30pm – Wrap-up, feel free to stay to chat

Parking:

There is plenty of parking in the IMPARK parking lot next to the venue. Entrance to the parking lot is accessible off James Street S. as well as off Augusta Street beside The Pheasant Plucker (20 Augusta).

Hamilton Freelancers Association

Hamilton, ON
206 Freelancers

This is a group for those who freelance, or want to freelance, in the Hamilton area. Come out and learn new skills in our workshops, network with other freelancers, and connec…

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February Meetup

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015, 6:30 PM
20 Attending

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