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After being laid off for like the 4th time in the last 10 years, I’m ready to go full time freelance and work for myself. Are there any resources out there for non-creatives on this journey? My background is strategy, analytics & general brand. I can also do media planning/buying for smaller clients.

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The most important resource for you getting work will be your prior connections/co-workers/people you hired and/or helped along the way. Reach out to everyone, let them know you’re freelancing/consulting whatever best lingo is for you. Ask for help. People are amazing. Also, it probably won’t be management but more in the trenches - be sure you are ready for that and in how you communicate. It’s ok to have “director of …” in your profile but for freelance work - give them a title or range of titles they need. I have found stepping back and opening up to all levels of work, has led to a lot of growth for me in unexpected areas. And I am old, fyi and still kicking!

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