Marketing / Business networking

Maximising your free Flying Solo membership

Whether you’re new to Flying Solo or already a member, chances are you’re not aware of all the benefits of free membership. Here’s a guide to the basics.

26 August 2012

Free Flying Solo membership brings you a subscription to our popular email newsletters, invitations to events and access to a library of member-only downloads.

That’s on top of hundreds of articles, videos and podcasts.

But the most powerful benefit of free membership is that it enables you to participate in the community by connecting with other members: gaining exposure through commenting on articles and posting on the forums.

Here’s how it works:

Start by joining up – it’s quick and free!

If you haven’t already, the first step is to become a free member. It’s fast, free and easy to sign up. You’ll get instant access to the full features of the site.

Add a comment, share your expertise

Leaving a comment on a site article is the easiest way to connect with other members. When you are logged in, you can have your say by simply typing and submitting your comments via the form at the bottom of every article.

This is an ideal way to build your profile because not only do you get to have your say, every comment displays a link your directory listing, your profile and your own website. There’s no better way to gain exposure!

Join our lively forum discussions

With thousands of friendly, helpful and generous members, on Flying Solo’s forums, there’s always someone to bounce ideas off, swap advice with and share expertise.

The depth and variety of discussions and the generosity of fellow members is astonishing. We also have informal meet-ups being arranged around the country via the forums. Yet another great way to build connections.

Read, listen, learn

With over 2000 articles, podcasts and videos on the Flying Solo website, knowing where to begin can be daunting. There is a tonne of expert advice about every aspect of starting and running your own business just waiting to take you from here to way up there… so where do you start? We’ve put together an essential guide to help you navigate your way around the best, most relevant content for your business.  

Download your specialist reports

Based on key findings from our last couple of Understanding Micro Business national audience surveys, we’ve pulled together a number of reports for members that address hot small business topics.

In case you’ve not checked them out, here’s what’s waiting for you:

You’ll find a link to these at the foot of each of our newsletters, it looks like this: 


Click here to become a free member today.

But wait, there’s more!

If you’re ready to take things to the next level, you should really check out our premium membership optionsYou get all the benefits of free membership combined with elements of regular coaching, professional development, education and connection, in addition to a consistent stream of marketing and promotion opportunities for your business including a full page directory listing. Learn more.

Questions? Send them this way and we’ll respond pronto.


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