Establishing Your Freelance Business 101 COURSE PAGE

Welcome to Establishing Your Freelance Business 101.

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Establishing Your Freelance Business 101 is taught by Christi McGuire and  Erin K. Brown.

This course is 10 weeks long; it begins on September 13, 20210, and runs until November 29, 2021.

The forum for this course is via Google Groups, which is an online discussion board. You will be automatically added to the Google Group and receive posts via your email (the address that you used to register for this course). All communication will be held within this Google Group. You can email the Google Group from your inbox by using the email: You may also access the page via this direct URL:

The instructor will post a topic (via the Google Group) every Monday for the duration of the course that correlates to each week’s lesson. During the week, you are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, and reply to other students’ questions and comments. The forum (Google Group) can be an amazing tool to get to know one another as fellow editors, encourage one another, share information, and submit homework assignments. The more active you are on the forum, the more this course benefits all participants.

Below are the lessons for the course. Please click on the links to view or download. The discussion in the forum will be based on each week’s lesson. Please only post regarding that week’s lesson.

Course Outline

September 13—Lesson 1: A Good Career Choice for You

September 20—Lesson 2: Planning Your Business Strategy

September 27—Lesson 3: Marketing Your Business

October 4—Lesson 4: Potential Clients

October 11—Lesson 5: Pricing Strategies

October 18—Lesson 6: Working with the Client

October 24—Lesson 7: Protecting Your Business and Yourself

November 1—Lesson 8: Organizing Your Business

November 8—Lesson 9: The Government and Other Authorities

November 15—Lesson 10: Maintaining Balance in Your Business

November 22—Conclusion and Evaluation

November 29—Access to this Course Page and the Google Group will be closed.

These lessons are for your use only. They are copyrighted information. All rights reserved. Reproduction or redistribution, all or part, is prohibited.

Please note that your access to this course page will end two weeks after the conclusion of the course.

Feel free to contact us at any time if you have questions.