Going Freelance: Building and Branding Your Own Success

  • Created by Justin Gignac, Claire Wasserman
  • Course Duration 51 minutes
  • Price USD$
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  • Platform Skillshare
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Now more than ever, we live in a freelance world. Eager to take the plunge or level up your own freelance game? Join Working Not Working's Justin Gignac and Claire Wasserman for a 50-minute dive into the essentials of going it on your own.

Going Freelance: Master the Art of Building and Branding Your Own Success” Meta Description: “Discover the secrets of successful freelancing with this online course by industry experts. Learn to create a compelling portfolio, market yourself effectively, and achieve financial success. Enroll now for a fulfilling freelance journey!


In the fast-paced world we live in, freelancing has emerged as a liberating and rewarding career choice. The allure of creating your own path, working on projects that resonate with your passions, and achieving financial independence has never been stronger. But embarking on a freelance journey can be daunting without the right guidance. Fear not! An exciting and comprehensive solution awaits you: the “Going Freelance: Building and Branding Your Own Success” online course.

Course Overview

At the helm of this transformative course are industry leaders and working professionals, Justin Gignac and Claire Wasserman. The course, carefully crafted to last 50 minutes, covers all the essentials of thriving in the freelance world. Justin and Claire bring their wealth of experience and insights to the table, ensuring that every student gains valuable knowledge and actionable advice.

What You’ll Gain

  1. Building a Strong Body of Work with a Clear Mission: Think of your work as a masterpiece, each stroke contributing to a bigger picture. In this section, you’ll learn how to create a compelling body of work that reflects your vision and mission. Embrace the power of side projects to showcase your versatility and creativity.
  2. Crafting a Captivating Portfolio that Attracts Recruiters: A well-curated portfolio is the key to unlocking exciting opportunities. Learn the art of presenting your work in a way that catches the recruiter’s eye. Discover the power of storytelling and its impact on making your portfolio stand out in a sea of applicants.
  3. Utilizing Social Media for Effective Self-Marketing: In today’s digital age, social media is an invaluable tool for personal branding. Uncover the secrets to leveraging platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to expand your network, attract potential clients, and establish yourself as an authority in your field.
  4. Mastering the Art of Pitching to Traditional Media: Traditional media can be a game-changer for freelancers. Learn how to craft compelling pitches that get noticed by magazines, newspapers, and other media outlets. Amplify your reach and credibility through media exposure.
  5. Networking with Authenticity to Seize Opportunities: Gone are the days of exchanging business cards at dull events. Authentic networking is the new currency of professional success. Discover how to build genuine connections, collaborate with like-minded individuals, and turn chance encounters into valuable opportunities.
  6. Setting Yourself Up for Financial Success: Thriving as a freelancer involves understanding the financial landscape. Learn essential financial management strategies, such as budgeting, pricing your services, and dealing with taxes. Gain the confidence to navigate the financial side of freelancing with ease.

Who This Course is For

This course is tailor-made for three distinct groups of individuals:

  • Aspiring Freelancers Ready to Take the Plunge: If you’ve been daydreaming about the freelance life and are eager to turn your passion into a sustainable career, this course is your gateway to success.
  • Experienced Freelancers Looking to Level Up Their Game: If you’re already a freelancer but seeking ways to level up, expand your client base, and enhance your brand, this course will provide the inspiration and strategies you need.
  • Creative Professionals Seeking to Build Their Personal Brand: Whether you’re a designer, photographer, illustrator, or another creative professional, establishing a powerful personal brand is crucial. This course will guide you through the process with actionable steps.

Discovering Working Not Working

Working Not Working (WNW) is more than just a platform; it’s a highly curated network of the world’s top creative talent. Countless prestigious companies, including Apple, The New York Times, and Kickstarter, rely on WNW to find exceptional freelancers and full-timers alike. With a visually appealing, real-time dashboard, companies have all they need to track their creative resources effectively.

Hands-on Class Project

Get ready to unleash your creative potential! As a student of the course, you’ll have access to a project workspace designed for sharing your mission, testing side projects and portfolio ideas, and receiving invaluable feedback from a supportive community. It’s a golden opportunity to refine your personal brand and showcase the work that truly matters to you.

Additional Resources for Success

Learning doesn’t stop at the course’s conclusion. To complement your journey as a freelancer, we’ve compiled a treasure trove of additional resources to explore. Delve into inspiring stories from successful freelancers, gain insights on personal branding, discover financial wisdom, and explore helpful tools designed to ease your freelancing journey.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. How long do I have access to the course?
    You’ll have unlimited access to the course content once you enroll. Learn at your own pace, revisit the materials whenever you like, and unlock the secrets of successful freelancing whenever you need them.
  2. Can I download the course videos for offline viewing?
    Unfortunately, the course videos are not available for download. However, you can access them online as long as you’re enrolled in the course.
  3. Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in this course?
    No specific prerequisites are necessary for enrolling in this course. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a budding creative, all are welcome to join and embark on a rewarding freelance journey.
  4. Is there a money-back guarantee if I’m not satisfied with the course?
    We’re confident that this course will provide immense value, but if you find it doesn’t meet your expectations within the first 30 days of enrollment, we offer a full refund—no questions asked.
  5. How can I join Working Not Working’s exclusive network?
    If you’re interested in becoming part of WNW’s exclusive network, you can submit an application or find a current member to nominate you. We believe in the power of connections and look forward to welcoming exceptional talents to our community.


Embrace the freelance revolution with the “Going Freelance: Building and Branding Your Own Success” course. Unlock the secrets of creating an exceptional body of work, crafting a captivating portfolio, mastering social media marketing, and leveraging authentic networking. Set yourself up for financial success and join Working Not Working’s exclusive network of top creative talent. Enroll today and embark on a fulfilling freelance journey that’s uniquely yours.

So, what are you waiting for? Take the plunge, and let your creativity soar in the freelance world!