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How are Skateboards, Nashville, and Freelancers Connected?

April 7

What Do Skateboards Nashville and Freelancers Have in Common?
Find out by attending Creative Mornings/NSH on April 29th at Salemtown Board Co. in the Buchanan District. Find out by attending Creative Mornings/NSH on April 29th at Salemtown Board Co. in the Buchanan District. Are you a freelancer? Then stick around for Freelance Friday Nashville immediately following the Creative Mornings event.

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Freelance Friday Nashville Has A New Partner!

February 22

CreativeMornings NSH + Freelance Friday Nashville Join Forces

As of this month, Freelance Friday Nashville is partnering with Creative Mornings Nashville! Find out more…

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Why Do You Need A Project Manager?

February 18

Why do you need a copywriter?

As business owners, it is really easy to take on all roles needed to grow your brand. We tend to undervalue our time and assume responsibility for all the areas of our business. Projects that should have taken a day and a half end up being on your to-do lists for weeks on end because other areas are on fire and steal your attention. Something has to give in order to keep growing. Enter the project manager. Keep reading to find out why you really do need one.

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Are You Asking Freelancers the RIGHT Questions?

February 11

Are You Asking Freelancers the RIGHT Questions?

My interviewing methodology stems from a combination of learning from bad experiences where I ignored my instincts and hired someone because they looked good on paper and from paying attention to what worked well when I trusted my gut. Since you don’t have a crystal ball to consult, the interview is your best chance to create an opportunity to have a candid conversation to reveal what makes them tick. And more importantly, will they be a fit for your team?

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How to Create a Business That Makes You Money

February 4

Grasshopper Fireside Chat Series: Create A Business That Makes You Money

Wednesday, February 10, Shannon Ware joins a panel of small business experts for Grasshopper’s latest fireside chat. These live, online events bring together groups of pros on different SMB-related topics, to discuss the challenges, share ideas, and answer questions. This chat: “Create a Business That Makes You Money” will take place at 2 pm EST, and cover questions like what makes a business idea viable, how to do market research and more. This event is free. Click to find out how to register for this event.

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Register NOW for Marketing Project Management Essentials Course

January 28

Register Now for Marketing Project Management Essentials Course

Our course, Marketing Project Management Essentials, is just 1 out of 11 designed to help marketing managers and professionals build and manage more efficient teams. Instructors across multiple industries have shared their experience and expertise on a range of topics to make you more productive and efficient. We are so excited to be a part of this course. Here is more information and how to register for this course.

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Building a Community of Local Freelancers in Nashville

January 21

Hello. My name is Freelance Friday and I'm from Nashville.

Looking for some local freelancers in Nashville? Look no further. Meet Freelance Friday, a monthly meetup for independents, creatives, and entrepreneurs. Join us on the final Friday of each month immediately following the Creative Mornings breakfast. Join the Freelance Friday/Nashville Facebook Group to find out where we will be meeting each month. See you there!

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Finding the Right People to Help Grow Your Business

January 14

Finding the Right People to Help Grow Your Business by the Virtual Collective's Shannon Ware

Living in a thriving city like Nashville right now is exciting. Our business community is embracing the entrepreneurial culture right now in a way I could not have imagined several years ago. It is a perfect time to talk about learning how to utilize the local freelancing workforce to help you grow your business.

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Glossary: What is a Virtual Team?

January 7

What is a Virtual Team?

We are building a glossary of terms that float around the interwebs. Online communication requires clarity. Have you ever wondered if you are using the right word when communicating with freelancers online?

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How Will You Meet Your Milestones This Year?

January 5

What Are You Doing NOW to Meet Your Milestones in 2016?
Annual checkups are essential for good for your physical health. Strategy sessions that measure the previous year and make projections for the future year are essential for your companies health. Pausing long enough to look back and realize what you HAVE accomplished is a valuable exercise.

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Don’t Think You Can Afford A Copywriter Right Now?

December 31

Don't Think You Can Afford A Copywriter Right Now? by Heather Rast @ The Virtual Collective

We are learning that owning your own business can be as exhilarating as it is terrifying, thrilling as it is paralyzing, and rewarding as it is exhausting. It’s everything right about being an intelligent, driven, clever adult with a passion for building things…and all about having a sufficient survival instinct that keeps you scrambling to avoid screwing it all up. Meet Heather Rast, a veteran copywriter who has joined our team to help us keep from screwing things up. Read on to find out why you can’t NOT afford to hire a copywriter.

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Happy Holidays

December 24

Merry Always. Happy Everything

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Three MORE Copywriters You Need To Meet

December 17

Because we have so many kickass copywriters to tell you about we decided to split our blog post into two parts. Meet Sharideth, Tori and Vincent. Three more team members who can simplify your content management from start to finish.

Three MORE Copywriters You Need To Meet at virtualcollective.io

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Three Copywriters You Need To Meet

December 10

You already know that copywriting can make all the difference in the branding of your company and that you need an original style that sticks in the minds of your audience. But, how do you find the right copywriter that will be able to compliment your brand? In this post, we share how our interview process works. Then meet three of our expert copywriters from Virtual Collective.

Three Copywriters You Need To Meet

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Why Do You Need A Copywriter?

December 3

This month, we are going to brag on our copywriting team members a little bit. We are fortunate to have seven contractors who have a variety of experiences in a wide range of business sectors. We want to show you the value of having a copywriter who understands content marketing on your team. We have a plan for where to begin assessing your copywriting needs.

Why Do You Need A Copywriter? Shannon Ware from virtualcollective.io Can Tell You.

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