In our free monthly Freelance Forward Facts newsletter you’ll find the information you need to get ahead as a freelancer:

  • Top freelance lessons of the month as discussed in the Freelancers in Belgium community on Facebook
  • Spotlight: Learn from the experiences of real freelancers in interviews
  • News & Community Updates
  • Events: a list of cool upcoming events relevant for freelancers who want to get smarter and stronger in their trade
  • Tools making your work easier

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March 2023

March 2023 | An opportunity to exchange services – and more news, updates and tips from the freelancing world

  • Spotlight – Find out why Julie Dhaene doesn’t want to grow her business.
  • News:  A guide for professional cards, a list of benefits for parents to be
  • Events: Freelancers can exchange services during the upcoming Service Swap event on 30/3
  • Learn from top discussions in the community:
    – How can one make it work to start as a freelancer in Belgium with all the taxes and social security charges?
    – Freelance bonuses
    – If you fuck up working for a client, do you charge for that time?
  • Sales tip of the month: Do not try to be everywhere! Pick one platform and get the most out of it first. Find out how to discover which platform to use.

February 2023

February 2023 | We’ve reached 10 000 members – and more news, updates and tips from the freelancing world

  • Spotlight – Meet Dubravko Kastrapeli, illustrator and comic book artist.
  • News:  A unique tax declaration, 10 000 members, payrolling and artists to benefit from lower social security contributions.
  • Events: Co-working days and FREE Entrepreneur Week
  • Learn from top discussions in the community:
    – Business bank cards
    – Nice tips for decorating your home-office
    – Can my accountant raise prices just like that?
    – Taking the plunge into freelancing, starting as an independent or with a company?
  • Sales tip of the month:  The 4 most important questions you have to ask yourself when starting a business

January 2023

January 2023 | May all your business wishes come true | Freelance Trends for 2023, The Entrepreneur Week and so much more.

  • Spotlight – Discover Ako Hoo, Expert in international e-commerce
  • News:  The Trends Shaping The Freelance Revolution In 2023
    The Entrepreneur Week with a dedicated day for freelancers
    Freelancing while being a student
  • Events: a full list of events for freelancers – check out the extensive list; there are many opportunities to network with potential clients!
  • Learn from top discussions in the community:
    – Freelancing with AD(H)D and other super powers!
    – What are the 10 hardest parts of being a freelancer?
    – Working with agencies.
    – The 25.000€ threshold for VAT.
  • Sales tip of the month: LinkedIn
  • The tooltip of the month: Bizzy

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