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Social media for beginners – 4 December, London

Using social media effectively can help you get better and more work as well as to engage with like minded professionals. This workshop looks at how you get started and how to use social media such as Facebook and Twitter as a valuable business tool rather than a means of sharing photos of your cat!

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Dealing with Setbacks – how the tough keep going! – 3 December, Bristol

When the going gets tough, the tough get going! But how do they keep going? This is the million-dollar question that we are going to consider. This session will give you some useful strategies and tips to help you deal with setbacks in a more constructive way so that you remain buoyant and keep moving forward towards your goals.

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Business Motivation for Creatives – 28 Nov, London

You’re probably highly motivated when it comes to doing the core creative work that you love. However, you may be much less keen on the business side of freelancing, e.g., sourcing new clients and pitching ideas, which is vital in helping to create satisfying work opportunities and manage your working lives efficiently. This workshop will help you tap into and channel your creativity so that you can better tackle the essential tasks that you usually put off or avoid.

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Get the best deal: how to pitch for work and get paid properly – 27 Nov, London

As part of the TUC’s Young Workers’ Month, this free FEU workshop is aimed at younger members (aged 30 and under). Learn the basics of pitching your work and negotiating fair rates of pay.

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Tools for goal setting – 21 Nov, Colchester

Having goals in our lives sets a direction and helps us make the decisions on what to focus our efforts on.

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Finance for Freelances – 14 November, London

Essential for every freelance, this workshop will help you improve your financial management from how to work out your tax to cash flow forecasting.

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Creative Productivity – 23 Oct, Birmingham

Improve your time management, remove distractions and zoom through the chores of being freelance. Turn your To Do list into something you enjoy – and do – instead of just dread. Become the one everybody turns to because you never forget anything and you always deliver.

This workshop will help you understand how you work and what you can do to make better use of your limited time, become more productive and feel in more control.

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How to drive traffic to your website – 10 Oct, London

This one-day workshop quickly goes beyond the usual focus on search engines (though they are still covered) to understand the growing importance of social optimisation…creating stories and links that stand the best chance of being shared through social channels to build your online presence.

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Developing Assertiveness – 26 Sept, Bristol

Assertiveness is standing up for your right to be treated fairly. It is expressing your opinions, needs, and feelings, while recognising the opinions, needs, and feelings of others. This workshop will help you develop assertiveness with the aim of achieving the best solutions for all concerned.

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The Vision Board Boot Camp – 18 Sept, London

How your thoughts create the life you have and how to change them to have the life you want.

This workshop will help you define your vision by creating clear goals and develop the positive mindset needed to turn your dreams into reality.

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