I'm thrilled that you found your way here. This community is made for people like you who want to level up their freelance business.
Whether you're freelancing full time or just on the side, think of this community like your crowdsourced business mentor. Whenever you have a question, this community will be there to help you find the answer.
And that works because we all look out for each other here. There are two types of people in this world: Givers and Takers.
We all take every now and then – that's what asking for help is all about.
But we all need to Give a little too.
So when someone asks a question that you can help with, weigh in! We want your point of view. We need it.
Don't just be a Taker.
This space is a resource. It shouldn't feel like work to spend time here.
Instead, this should be be a pleasant and useful place to spend your time. It will not only help you find the answers and support you need, but real relationships too.
How It Works
At the core, this community helps in two major ways:
- Connecting you to other freelancers like you
- Serving as a growing knowledge base of freelance information
But there are a ton of other benefits too – I'll share work opportunities, we will have live events from time to time, and challenges to help you level up.
It's easy to create new questions, just click "New Topic" within whatever space makes the most sense.
From here, we ask you to take these next steps:
This community is built on a totally new community platform, so it's probably as new to you as it is to me!
To help you get the most out of this space, watch this guided tour. We'll cover not just how everything works, but also some of the tips and best practices.
Remember: the goal of this space is to be a resource. It shouldn't feel like work to spend time here. By following the tips in this video, this space will be a pleasant and useful addition to your life – not a distracting one.
The Freelancing School community exists to connect freelancers together to help each other grow our businesses in a meaningful way.
It's an inclusive community that thrives when you share your voice, ideas, suggestions, and input.
To ensure the space remains safe and inclusive for everyone, we have some expectations that our team will enforce and uphold.
You are expected to:
- Be kind to others. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
- Behave professionally
- Do not be overly promotional outside of the designated spaces
- Use discretion. Do not quote anyone outside of Freelancing School without permission, and do not share anything told to you in confidence or private messages.
- Use welcome and inclusive language.
- Be respectful to others’ viewpoints, even when they differ from your own
- Accept feedback gracefully, even if it is constructive criticism
- Share your perspective! (while adhering to the above guidelines)
Things you can't do:
- Do not spam.
- Do not post or link to content that is abusive, hateful, offensive, or exclusionary.
- Do not post or link to content which is off-topic or disruptive of the discussion.
- Do not post or link to content that threatens or harasses others.
- Do not post or link to content that discloses private or personal matters concerning any person.
- Do not post or link to content that is sexually explicit.
- Do not make unwelcome sexual advances
- Do not post, link to, or otherwise direct users to advertisements or solicitations.
- Do not post or transmit any file that contains viruses, corrupted files, “Trojan Horses,” or any other contaminating or destructive features that may damage someone else’s computer.
- Do not post any material that violates the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.
- Do not impersonate any person, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
- Do not violate any other applicable law or regulation.
Members asked to stop any inappropriate or unacceptable behavior are expected to comply with the requests of Freelancing School admins immediately.
Behavior that violates this Code of Conduct will be met with appropriate action, which may include:
- Written warning
- Removal from the community