Archive for Freelancing

Freelancer Spotlight: David LeVant

David is a freelance copywriter, creative director, and marketing strategist—but he’ll tell you that 99% of the time people pay him to write things that help them sell stuff. Since beginning his career in 1988, David’s objective has been to help companies communicate more effectively…

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Freelancer Spotlight: Michael Donohoe

Michael Donohoe is a freelance digital marketing consultant, serving primarily as a marketing project manager and producer.  He runs a small consulting/advertising firm called Something to Say Communications from his home office and is currently a “solopreneur.” Over the past twenty-five years, Michael’s held marketing and…

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Freelancer Spotlight: Matt Levar

Matt is an accomplished and award-winning design and marketing professional. He has 18 years experience and a diverse set of creative marketing, design, writing, photography and public relations skills. Matt is a former Clevelander who moved to Rochester. He is seeking employment in his new…

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Freelancer Spotlight: Kelly Feger, Graphic Designer

Kelly Feger is a Junior Graphic Designer. She grew up in Northern Michigan three hours away from the nearest city. When she was young, her classmates would go to her whenever they wanted someone to draw a picture. She began drawing trees, then dragons, and…

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Freelance Firsthand

A month ago we hosted our second annual Freelance Fresh – an event geared to inform and inspire local freelancers and helping to facilitate connections between our freelance community and local agencies and companies who may be in need of their services. We sat down…

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RAF 20 Minutes & A Beer :: A Deliberate Life w/ Matt Smythe & Grant Taylor

As we dive headfirst into the holiday season that for many of us in this industry is filled with equal parts celebrating with family & friends and working to meet the demands of clients with last remnants of budget dollars to spend, I found it…

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In case you missed the last 20 Minutes and a Beer, we got it all on video.

Chris Lyons and his freelance insights managed to pack the Tap & Mallet last week. So much so that many of us found ourselves standing in the back or at the bar because there just wasn’t enough room. In case you were one of those…

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Sent from my iPhone.

while i love my iphone am not afraid to show it, i have to wonder what my new email signature says about me. on-trend early adopter? check. but as a freelancer, it also admits to any client e-mail recipient that i am definitely not in…

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Freelance Creative Expo Recap

We held our 6th annual Freelance Creative Expo tonight at the Memorial Art Gallery. Over 30 exhibitors and about 150 attendees participated. I heard a lot of good comments and saw a lot of new faces. Many thanks to Diane Fitzgerald Harris for coordinating. Also,…

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EXPO YOURSELF: Exhibit at the RAF Freelance Expo

THE 6th ANNUAL RAF FREELANCE CREATIVE EXPO IS COMING!!!! Wednesday, October 8, 2008 Memorial Art Gallery Ballroom 4:30 PM set up for exhibitors 5:30 PM til 7:30 PM complimentary appetizers and cash bar EXPO YOURSELF IN A GREAT VENUE! The RAF Freelance Creative Expo is…

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