Are you tired of your 9-to-5 job and would like to start your own profession from the comforts of your own home?

Are you struggling to find employment because you got downsized or you just graduated from school?

Are you a retiree who would like to get busy and earn at the same time?

Or are you a stay-at-home parent thinking of ways to augment the household income?

If you are any of the above, then freelancing may be the answer for you!

The Freelance Blend Workshops: Freelancing for Beginners 1.0 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. This event is brought to you by Manila Workshops, Sun Life Financial, and Freelance Blend.

Freelancing for Beginners

Freelancing for Beginners

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
– Your Workspace
– The Freelancer Toolkit
– How to Find the Right Clients
– How to Price Your Services

At the end of Freelancing for Beginners 1.0, 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 freelancing experts in the areas of personal finance, marketing, administration and legal.
– Network and become part of an exclusive and private freelancer support group: The Freelance Blend MasterMind Group.

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

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 Freelance Blend.

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Venue: Go Hotels Mandaluyong, 5th floor Edsa cor. Pioneer Street Mandaluyong

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About The Author

Ginger is the General Manager of She is also the co-founder of a tech start-up company called Turn Up Trumps, Inc. She is a business coach and has her own program called Love the Leap. She has been a blogger since 2005, writing for, and She graduated MA in Communications Major in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Asia and the Pacific. She worked as an account executive for a couple of ad agencies. She also managed a food franchise store. Her longest corporate stint was as a product manager for a known bank in the Philippines.

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