The NUJ has produced a new, free-to-download book to help members find ways to profit from their work.
Help Yourself – New Ways To Make Copyright Pay was produced with funding from the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society and showcases writers who have developed new models to profit from their work, some digital, some traditional. It explains the mechanics of how their business models work.
Down load your copy from here
London Freelance Branch, NUJ is holding a conference on the subject on November 17, all welcome.
Sessions will cover: Why The Media Needs Professional Freelances; New Places To Sell Your Work; Maximising Social Media, Finding Clients Who Don't Know They Want You; Breaking BRICs; Making It From A Standing Start In A Recession: Start-Ups Small and Big.
Confirmed speakers include Steve Hewlett (R4 Media Show, The Guardian), Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ General-Secretary, Mark Watts (editor Exaro online investigative agency), Una Murphy (freelance and editor/proprietor of Belfast community "paper" VIEWdigital), Imran Jina (Panorama and Despatches), Guy Smallman (international photographer), Alex Klaushofer (co-editor Newmodeljournalism.com, co-author Help Yourself: New Ways To Make Copyright Pay), Christian Payne (photographer/videographer/blogger, aka Documentally), Huma Yusuf (freelance, new global markets), Max Glaskin (international b2b writer).
Tickets are £10 for members, £30 for non-members and include lunch. Visit here
for more information on the conference and booking details.
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Date: Saturday, 17th November, 2012, 10am-5pm
Venue: The Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1
Sponsor: ALCS, the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society