Freelancers who choose to participate in the survey will get a free report of the survey findings. We think the survey is a great idea, so if you have a few minutes, head over to the Survey Monkey link and get started.
Here is Ed's e-mail to his fellow freelancers:
According to some estimates, one-third of the U.S. workforce is
self-employed, contingent or freelance. The percentage is even
higher in other countries.
Yet there's very little published information about who we are
... what we do ... how we land work ... what we earn ... and why
we do what we do. And politicians and the mainstream media are
absolutely clueless about our industry!
I'm on a mission to change that.
I've just commissioned a comprehensive study on the freelance
industry, which will be published in September.
And I need your help by participating in the survey that will
drive the results of this study. You can complete the survey
This survey is completely anonymous and will take you 5 minutes
or less. As a "thank you" for taking the time to complete it,
I'll send you a free copy of the detailed industry report assoon as it's ready.The survey closes on August 9, 2011.