Come for the opportunities. Stay for the community.
Freelancing doesn’t have to be lonely. The EM Community was created to help independent marketers support one another. We connect you with consulting opportunities, and we also provide you with the support you need to make each engagement a success, and that includes membership in our community. You’ll be welcomed warmly by people who know marketing and know freelancing and are on the same journey as you are.
The number one lead source for most independents is their professional network.
Help each other do great work.
There’s power in saying, “I don’t know, but let me consult my network.”
Share your knowledge.
Ask questions, give advice and contribute to the conversation.
Join forces with the savviest marketers in the biz
The EM community is open to anyone who qualifies to be an EM Consultant, regardless of whether you’re currently working on an engagement through EM. Once you’ve filled out our application, interviewed and been accepted, you’ll receive an invitation to join the community.
Find your people
Need a referral for a graphic designer? Looking for A/B testing tools? Want to know how to price an engagement? Get trusted referrals and advice from marketing consultants with first hand knowledge and experience. Share your own expertise so people can feel confident referring you. With over 200 consultants from every marketing discipline, there’s sure to be someone who can help with whatever your current challenge is. Here’s how to connect to the community and find your people.
Connect regularly with a small group face to face in your area or online for accountability, validation, encouragement and practical advice.
Online 1:1 Networking
Add a fellow marketing consultant to your network every week by signing up for Donut, a Slack matchmaking app for professional networking online.
We bring the community together a few times a year to learn and have fun together. It's a great way to get to know people and grow your network.
Lunch & Learn
Share your expertise by offering a lunch and learn online or in person. Stay up to date by attending lunch and learns put on by your peers.
EM Marketing Slack
Slack is the hub for the community. Drop in for EM news and events. Ask questions, share your expertise--and your latest fun obsession!
Want to give a hand up to an up and coming consultant? Consider becoming an EM mentor. Looking for guidand on your consulting journey? We'll match you with a mentor who can help.
Follow us on social media to follow the latest marketing trends and see what our consultants and other marketers are talking about.
Specialized Coaching (discounted)
Several of our consultants are also business coaches who are intimately familiar with the challenges of growing a consulting business, and offer their services to EMers at discounted rates.
Check out our upcoming and past community events in the calendar below. Many of our virtual events are recorded, and the recordings are available to watch in the calendar event descriptions. We hold several regular events each month and we continually evolve based on community interests.
Have an idea for an event? Submit your idea here.