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Book your slot! A first of its kind event in Hyderabad exclusively for aspiring freelancers.

Freelance writers, Bloggers and Designers. Learn from the masters! A chance to learn from people who have gone through the grind and successfully found their place under the sun. Get a face time with mentors and thought leaders and meet and network evangelists from the industry.

Admission: Freelance writers, bloggers and designers

Sunday, 7th August 2011 10.00 – 17.00 (Lunch included) Venue: Sprawling 34 acres of inspiring campus of Shanti Sarovar, BrahmaKumaris, Gachibowli, Hyderabad. Share Your Ideas

A fundraiser event for a cause! What will you learn: A freelancer is a creator of all trades. He makes sales calls, strategizes, creates proposals, concepts, designs, codes, and delivers. And most importantly keeps a keen eye on the finances. At the Freelancers Fair-2011, you will learn all that and more from established people in the industry.  Know about the teeming opportunities galore that the new economy provides for freelancers. 

Learn to equip yourself with skills relevant to survive in open freelancing markets.

 Learn the registration models and legal framework of your freelance business.

 Learn how to build an authentic network and business development techniques that includes winning long term contracts/retainer ship. 

Blog your way to success. Meet the influential bloggers in town who share their success secrets.

 Learn to handle finances for your freelancing business.  Learn about self branding and creating winning social media presence.  Learn nuances of price negotiating and handling clients

Speaker Profiles Workshop Programme SEMINAR 1

“Making a perfect pitch to a prospective client.”

Brief: Sudhir will share his story of why he let go his high flying full time job at NDTV to become a full time blogger working independently for himself. SEMINAR 3

“Marketing and growing your freelance business.”

MANISH KINRA Co-Founder, Jade Magnet Jade Magnet is Asia’s largest creative crowdsourcing platform for marketing and advertising requirements of


SMEs. Brief: “It’s no more about going out and selling what you


want to. It’s more and more about consultative selling,

perfect client pitch that covers all important elements

Brief: Kalyan is an accomplished and established entrepreneur. With a background in web development, he collaborates his programming capabilities with a passion for social marketing to study social media behaviour from a data-backed position.

of a pitch.


selling what the customer desires”, says Manish. Manish will provide creative ideas for making the

“What is takes to survive in a freelancing world”


“My Experiments With Blogging: T.S.Sudhir ”


PHANI NIRVANA Successful freelancer, Communication Consultant

Ex-NDTV Editor for 16 yrs, now Editor at South Reports.

SEMINAR 7 Brief: Phani has been serving businesses and associations of various sizes for 7 years. He began handling SEO writing and reviews on cinema and events. He is now a successful business writer and marketing communication consultant. Phani will answer most of your queries in his interactive session.

“Personal Branding through Social Media”


“Finance sense/business registrations for freelancers”


VINODH SOUNDARAJAN Founder, Colorsutra Retail Private Ltd. Brief: Vinodh will demystify business models of freelancing. He will cover aspects of registering your freelance business including other legal nuances. He will also explain how to handle finances of a freelance business.

Brief: Mr Rajasekhar with extensive social media experience will educate the participants on personal branding concepts to stand out in the business through efficient use of social media.


“How to create a winning online portfolio”


“The Freelancers’ DNA”



An International Trainer, and Innovation Consultant

“The Freelancers DNA” provides through real life examples and scenarios that give you an insight into the mindsets that successful freelancers and entrepreneurs are made of. Brief:

UX Designer, SumTotal Brief: A passionate User Experience Designer with 8 + years of experience in the areas of User centered design, Usability Engineering & Multimedia. Ranjeet creates software products which look beautiful & are easier to use. “Simplify” is his mantra. Currently he works with SumTotal Systems, India R&D and manages product user experiences as independent contributor.


“Developing Business Communication using Freelance Platform�


Content Developer, Creative and Technical Writer

Brief: Mr. Praveen Kumar Machavaram has more than 17 years of experience in content development, creative and technical writing. He has extensive expertise in developing business-centric promotional brochures, websites, posters, white papers, case studies, vision documents, scripts for corporate films. Through this session he will give insights on an effective business communication for the freelance platform that will include taking Creative Brief, preparing wireframes, developing content and effective content review.

This Workshop is a Fundraiser for multiple social projects supported by Lectures For Good.



Jumpstart your Freelance career!

Freelancers’ Fair 2011 SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 10:00-17.00 BRAHMA KUMARIS SHANTI SAROVAR, Lane Beside Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, ISB Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad +91-889 -756-4844 E-mail:

How to Book Your Place? Advance booking for the Workshop is advised. This is a must for

Freelancers’ Fair 2011 where registrations are limited. , Please fill in the booking form to receive the Freelancers’ Fair flyer with event details. Registration Form-

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