Learn How to Succeed as a Freelancer (Workshop)

Manila Workshops and Freelance Blend are happy to bring back the highly successful Freelancing for Beginners 1.0 Workshop on September 27, 2014 (Saturday) from 10am to 5pm at vOffice Fort Legend, BGC due to the tremendous response they have received from the first run last August 16, 2014.To those who missed the first run, this is another great opportunity for you to learn the basicsof freelancing from the leading influencers in the freedom business landscape.

Marv de Leon of FreelanceBlend.com, will again be the main speaker for the event. Back as panelists to answer all your freelance career questions are the Freelancer Experts: Fitz Villafuerte, RFP – Personal Finance Guru and author of the new book, The Ready To Be Rich Guide to Investing, Ginger Arboleda – Marketing Expert, pro-blogger and serial entrepreneur, and Nica Mandigma -Virtual Administration Expert, co-organizer of Freelance Blend and blogger.


During the workshop, these experts will teach you how to craft your very own winning Freelancer Selfie and then have the rare opportunity to be critiqued by our Freelancer Experts — it’s like being a contestant in “The Voice”! What’s more, the winner of the Best Freelancer Selfie will win a special prize from Freelance Blend and Manila Workshops.

Are you ready for the challenge? Are you ready to “Choose Yourself” and launch your very own freelance business?

Hurry, slots are limited and the registration will close once it fills up. Furthermore, the learning fee will increase after September 20, 2014.

About the Workshop

Freelancing for Beginners 1.0 The Rerun is a one-of-a-kind workshop that will help you discover your freelancer personality, learn practical tips on how to earn from home and empower you to turn freelancing into a part-time career or into a full-time freedom business.

Here are some of the topics to be discussed during the workshop:

  • Are You Fit To Freelance?
  • The Good and The Bad Side of Freelancing
  • Freelancer Selfie: Biz Plan + Digital Portfolio
  • The Freelancer Toolkit
  • How to Find the Right Clients
  • How to Price Your Services

At the end of Freelancing for Beginners 1.0 The Rerun, absolute beginners and not-so beginners to the world of freelancing will be able to:

  • Craft a winning Digital Portfolio that will attract paying clients.
  • Pick the brains and be inspired by our Freelancer Experts in the areas of personal finance, marketing, administration and entrepreneurship.
  • Get constructive criticism from our Freelancer Experts on your freelance business plans and on your Digital Portfolio.
  • Take The 7 Action Steps that will lead you towards your freedom business.
  • Network and become part of an exclusive and private freelancer support group: The Freelance Blend MasterMind Group.

Here is a testimonial from one of the attendees:

The workshop was a great source of information on the whole concept of freelancing. Not only did it address a lot of questions for interested ones like me but also provided a list of reminders to manage one’s expectations. I appreciate how organized it was and how generous in sharing knowledge the people involved are.

Kate Adajar – Marketing Professional / Freelance Ilustrator (sliceofk.tumblr.com)

About the Speaker:

Marv de Leon is the founder of the Philippines’ premier freelancer community, Freelance Blend. He is also the host of the top business and career podcast in iTunes, Freelance Blend Podcast, and writes for FreelanceBlend.com. Marv is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Business Management at the De La Salle University, Taft. He is currently an executive of a global financial services company, a serial entrepreneur, a graphic designer, a loving husband and a hands-on father of two kids. He is planning to retire early to focus on family, graphic design, business, and helping Filipinos fulfill their dreams through freelancing and freedom business.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, Sept 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue: vOffice Philippines, 10-L Fort Legend Tower, 31st Street and 2nd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig (Across St. Luke’s BGC)

Learning Fee:

Regular Rate – P1,800
Early Bird Rate – P1,200 (until September 20, 2014 only)
Group Rate (3 persons) – P1,000 per person
Freelance Blend Member – P1,000
Persons With Disability – P1,000

Hurry, slots are limited and we will be closing the registration upon reaching maximum capacity. Moreover, the learning fee will increase to the Regular Rate on September 20, 2014.

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