Gig Economy

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...

6 Ways the Self-Employed Can Prepare for Retirement

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Self-employment brings the joy of being your own boss. It also brings freedom in terms of your future retirement because you don’t have an...

How To Know That You’ve Found A Successful Self-Employment Opportunity

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There are millions of people all around the country that need to generate more money from day to day or month to month. There...

6 Side Hustles That Need an Investment to Be Profitable

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The idea of a “side hustle” is appealing; in theory, you’ll spend a few hours a week participating in superfluous work (or even a...

How Solopreneurs Can Excel At Customer Service

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Providing excellent customer service is necessary for making a brand sustainable, and yet, companies fail to achieve the required score in this aspect of...

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...

Pros and Cons of the Gig Economy

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While there is very little good that can be said about the Not-So-Great-Recession (2007-2009), one upside was that not a few laid-off people decided...

5 Ways of Making Money in Your Free Time

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Earning some extra cash is something everybody loves and needs. More than procrastinating, yet a couple of steps short of a second job, it...

8 Quick Steps To Finding New Customers

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If you're not getting as many customers as you'd like, consider some of these tips for getting potential clients in the door

How Freelancers Can Compete Against Bigger Businesses

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As a freelancer, you are in a unique position to offer a high-quality product and personalized, attentive service. Learn how to compete with big business now.