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The Entrepreneur in You: A Designers Roundtable

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    This round-table discussion covers the business of being an independent business owner. Discover from the experiences of others that there's more to a successful business than just being good at what you do. We will discuss topics relating to the type of business you should form, as well as to marketing and advertising, financing, and paying yourself. Many freelance designers are very skilled engineers and artists; this course takes an approach that keeps that in mind. You will learn about community resources and online tools that make managing your business easier so you can focus on your clients.

    Key Learnings

    • Identify what it takes to start and run your own freelance business
    • Learn about the different types of business entities and discover which one could be effective for your business
    • Learn how to find local, state, and federal business resources to help you establish yourself and grow as a freelancer
    • Discover online tools available that can simplify your business operations