Happened
Thu, Aug 8th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Wedge Table
2412 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis MN 55404

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The Summer of Money: a series of meetings on making money as a solopreneur

Riding the Revenue Rollercoaster

Having a career as a solopreneur is often compared to a thrill ride on a rollercoaster. The metaphor is apt for the highs and lows of creating a sustainable business. How do you prepare to enjoy the ride? What have you learned so far that helps you cope and thrive for the long run?

We’ll discuss hot topics like these:
  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Costs for doing business (equipment, office space, insurance, etc.)
  • Spending
  • Helpful tools
  • Metrics
  • Mindset
  • and more
Please bring a tip or a story to share. Questions for the group are welcome, too.

Schedule

12:00 – 1:00 PM Creative Solopreneurs Meeting
Monthly meeting of independent creatives sponsored by AIGA MN.

Join us for an insightful discussion on topics relevant to people working in the creative economy. Meet other local, independent freelancers, consultants, small business owners, and entrepreneurs over hot coffee or a delicious lunch, available for purchase from our friends at The Wedge Table.

No fee, registration, or advanced RSVP is required. All creative solopreneurs are welcome.

Open networking afterward.

Recent Solopreneur meetings

  • The Summer of Money: How Much? Solopreneurs Who Sell
  • The Summer of Money: How Much? Pricing for Creative Solopreneurs
  • Breakthrough Creative: Building Your Brand by Sharing Your Work
  • Breakthrough Creative: Your Practice
  • Breakthrough Creative: Your Brand
  • Get Productive: Tools & Tips
  • Driving Accountability and Overcoming Resistance

Contact Leadership

Melissa Kalinowski and Carla Januska
Melissa Kalinowski and Carla Januska
Solopreneurs CoChairs
Melissa Kalinowski
Melissa Kalinowski is the founder of Think Upswing, a marketing consultancy serving independent creatives. Melissa guides bright creatives to focus attention and bring their expertise into a specialty or niche market to find clients. She offers strategies for positioning, marketing and business development.

Carla Januska
Carla Januska is the founder of Smart Hive, a strategic consultancy
using data to design better experiences. Carla is a firm believer in using consistent, creative visualization to drive brand and marketing. She uses data-driven storytelling to create unique, ownable experiences across multiple platforms.