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we are living in the dawn of the era of freelancers - no more job security. Your skills are your job security.


  1. 1. The Era of the Freelancers - Peter Radizeski @radinfo
  2. 2. No More Job Security
  3. 3. Zero Job Growth
  4. 4. Why is it happening? <ul><li>Small Business creates 90% of new jobs – not Fortune500! </li></ul><ul><li>F500 companies lay-off, then hire back as contractors. </li></ul><ul><li>No benefits to pay </li></ul><ul><li>Save on office space, utilities, taxes, benefits, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Hire for specific job or skill set </li></ul>
  5. 5. Right Now <ul><li>Many unemployed people do not have the skills to work in the new economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you? </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are you? <ul><li>Freelancer </li></ul><ul><li>Solo-preneur </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Genius </li></ul><ul><li>Artist </li></ul><ul><li>Linchpin </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal Branding
  8. 8. You Need to Stand Out
  9. 9. Marketing Yourself
  10. 10. Checklist <ul><li>Business Entity </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin profile </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Business Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Contract/Agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Invoicing system (bookkeeping) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Networking
  12. 12. Networking (online)
  13. 13. Many Hats
  14. 14. Outsource
  15. 15. Virtual Assistant
  16. 16. Mindset <ul><li>Wrap your head around the fact that YOU are the best product that you can sell. </li></ul><ul><li>But you have to get used to Marketing yourself. You have to have a Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>And a Routine. And help. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Thanks! <ul><li>RAD-INFO, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Radizeski </li></ul><ul><li>813-963-5884 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trainer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>telecom specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NSP Strategist </li></ul></ul>