Freelancer Lifeline is a resource destination where FX members can find grant opportunities, loan information, digital events, creative tools, and more. We hope it serves as a source of comfort, inspiration, and support as we navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic together.

Savvy business owners start here.

The Freelance Exchange is geared towards those who are self-employed in the advertising and marketing industry, whether full- or part-time, career or moonlight.

Here, many “solopreneurs” come together as one collective, including: account coordinators, art directors, copywriters, creative directors, editors, graphic designers, illustrators, marketing strategists, media buyers, photographers, PR pros, project managers, proofreaders, social media specialists, videographers, web developers and designers, and more.

FX grants members access to a friendly community of like-minded professionals, discounts on programs, and more. So, what are you waiting for? Join today. Advance your professional development. Expand your network. And help us continue to improve the image of the term “freelance.”

FX members receive these benefits:

  • Continuing education
  • Mentorship
  • Discounted entry to monthly programs
  • Exclusive rights to exhibit in the Portfolio Showcase
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Free listing and work samples in online member directory
  • Freelance project and full-time job opportunity notifications
  • Connections with like-minded professionals
  • Referrals and virtual agency opportunities
  • Club communications
  • And more


Self-employed in the advertising/marketing industry? Whatever term you call yourself, the benefits are not to be missed!
New Members $100/year   Renewing $75/year

Small Business

Self-employed with one or two employees? Small companies are also encouraged to be a part of our Freelance community.
New Members $150/year   Renewing $125/year


Offer industry services and want to network with us? You can! Friends in the industry (i.e., printers, headhunters) are welcome to join.
New Members $125/year Renewing $100/year


Still in school? Now’s your chance to rub elbows with the pros! Get in early (and at a discount!) and start honing your skills today.
New & Renewing Members $50/year

“After exhibiting at the Portfolio Showcase in both 2017 and 2018, I received two of my best clients that I’ve…

– Matt Nichols

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– DeEtte Johnson

“The benefits from my membership in The Freelance Exchange are three-fold. As a newly self-employed individual, I’ve learned so…

– Linda Gourley

“I joined The Freelance Exchange at the end of September. By the end of November, I had three new…

– Cami Travis-Groves

“Thank you, thank you for founding the Freelance Exchange. I’ve learned a lot. For example, the contractor agreement has…

– Susan Pepperdine