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Freelance & Independent Talent

Calling all freelance & independent talent! Are you ready to join the first-ever digital Freelance & Independent Talent Directory of the Grand Traverse Region?

The Michigan’s Creative Coast Freelance & Independent Talent Directory showcases the creative freelancers and independent entrepreneurs ‘making it’ in the Grand Traverse Region. The directory offers these entrepreneurs a microsite to showcase their resumes, portfolios, and services to businesses and employers looking for local talent and creates business-to-business development among freelancers.

Please note: the directory is restricted to small businesses with no more than two full-time employees.

About your Freelance & Independent Talent Directory membership:

Freelancer Listing

Directory listings cost $100 for a 12-month subscription that includes:   

  • An online business listing with your logo, headshot, work samples, references, contact information, website, social media pages, and bio.  
  • Promotion on Michigan’s Creative Coast social media outlets (Instagram, Facebook) via one unique shoutout post per year.  
  • Promotion on Michigan’s Creative Coast social media outlets via general Freelancer Directory posts. 

Featured Freelancer Listing

Featured listing costs $150 for a 12-month subscription that includes everything from basic level as well as:

  • Opportunity to speak about your business at the Fresh Coast Quarterly Club to our audience of 80-100 newcomers & locals
  • Promotion in monthly Michigan’s Creative Coast newsletter via one ‘Featured Freelancer’ spotlight per year. 
  • Advertising opportunity to be highlighted as a ‘Featured Freelancer’ in the Directory. 


Do you have a project to complete but need help from a talented local freelancer? Here the public can submit requests for proposal (RFP) from the community of freelance and independent talent.