Gig Economy

5 Ways to Get Paid on Time, Every Time (Hint: It's Ok to Require a Deposit)

5 Ways to Get Paid on Time, Every Time (Hint: It’s Ok to Require...

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Late payments are catastrophic: In the UK alone, 50,000 small businesses close down every year because of delayed invoices. To help entrepreneurs stay in business, FreshBooks...
Freelancers: Money Is Not the Only Worthwhile Reason to Take on A Project

Freelancers: Money Is Not the Only Worthwhile Reason to Take on A Project

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Some people are perfectly content with an endless supply of monotonous tasks in a sterile environment if it produces a paycheck at the end...
5 Essential Tools For Maximizing Your Productivity

5 Essential Tools For Maximizing Your Productivity

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Stop by any local coffee shop and chances are you’ll see a dozen or so freelancers, heads down on their computers. The contract workforce dubbed...

New Ways to Become Self-Employed

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One winter, back when I was an undergraduate at UCLA, I had a brainstorm for how to make some extra dough. I shared it...
Infographic: What Are Digital Nomads and How Can you Become One?

Infographic: What Are Digital Nomads and How Can you Become One?

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The days of working in a cubicle are quickly coming to an end. Remote workers known as digital nomads are taking the workplace by...
Looking Big When You’re Still Small: Insider Tricks for Solopreneurs

Looking Big When You’re Still Small: Insider Tricks for Solopreneurs

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In the early days of starting a new business -- particularly if you're operating a solo venture sans employees -- it's a classic chicken-and-egg...
Freelancer

6 Rumors About Freelancing That Are Actually True

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If you’re new to the freelancing game, there’s a whirlwind of information out there about what you might expect about your new gig as...

The Secret to Turning a Bad Customer Into a Good One

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Bad customers don't have to stay bad. Here's the secret to turning them around

How to list self-employment on your resume: top 5 tips

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Whether you work for yourself or fit in freelance work around your full-time job, self-employment is something that should be seen as a real...

Infographic: How to Be Successful in The Gig Economy

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Are you considering leaving the comfortable confines of the traditional workforce to venture out as an independent contractor or freelancer? If so, you’ll be...