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International Freelancer Day

October 19

Fiverr and Freelancers Union have thrown their weight behind announcing October 19 as the first-ever International Freelancer Day, along with launching the Freelancer Wellness Fund where you can apply for grants.

With Freelance Business Month, European Freelancers Week, and the Day of the Freelancer also scheduled for October, do you need more proof that this month will likely be perceived as a celebration of freelancing? Individual freelancers may not care much, but it is just great for raising awareness.

Side note: Since Freelancers Union discontinued publishing annual Freelancing in America surveys in collaboration with Upwork (which goes on producing its own Freelance Forward reports), teaming up with Fiverr seems to confirm its growing influence on the freelance economy.

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