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Earn Income as a Freelancer: Sign Up for Free Online Course

Whether you’re looking to earn extra income or replace a paycheck from a lost job, freelancing can help you pay your bills.

When you work for yourself, you’re in charge. And understanding the ins and outs — from finding work to paying your taxes — is the key to making it work.

No matter your experience level, you can count on expert guidance from AARP Foundation, which offers the following free webinars to help you find success as a freelancer.

Work for Yourself@50+ Crafting Your Irresistible Offer

Are you ready to earn income on your own but you are not totally sure about your offer?
The Work for Yourself@50+ Crafting Your Irresistible Offer workshop is a webinar that walks you through a process to examine your skills, talents, and passions to craft an irresistible marketplace offer. It guides you to choose your freelancing niche so you get the best results earning the income you want while enjoying your work. This is for you whether you are interested in a side-hustle or building a full-time business.

October 26, 2023
1 – 3 p.m. Eastern Time

How to Earn Income Through Freelancing

Sessions starting Thursday September 7, 2023

Session dates: September 7, 14, 21, 28
6-8:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Choosing a Type of Work
  • Guidelines for Setting Rates
  • Marketing & Sales Fundamentals
  • Smart Business Foundations
  • Planning for Success
  • Where to Find Work

What You’ll Learn

During these four weeks, you’ll gain the in-depth knowledge you need to earn income as a freelancer, including how to obtain your first client, get paid for the work that you do, and manage your taxes as a self-employed worker.

When you sign up for this free course, you’ll get access to:

  • A digital copy of the Work For Yourself@50+ Freelancing Workbook with tips from the experts
  • 4 sessions where you can ask questions live in a collaborative learning environment
  • Post-course assessment and individualized report on your progress
  • Alumni support sessions for additional guidance after you’ve completed your course
  • Ongoing support and resources from AARP Foundation to help you on your path to becoming a successful freelancer

You’ll attend this online course via Zoom and you can join from anywhere using a computer or smartphone.

About The Facilitator

We’ve asked Angela Heath to facilitate each webinar. She’s an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, and author of the book, Do the Hustle Without the Hassle, which educates older adults on leveraging the online gig marketplace.

She’s known for championing older adults and helping her clients transform their thinking from employee to that of an owner and creator.

freelance workshop facilitator Angela Heath

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