3 Steps to Starting Your First Freelance Business

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 16, 2016

I’m not going to sugarcoat it, sell you rainbows and unicorns, or tell you that becoming an entrepreneur will make you instantly rich. And I’m definitely not going to tell you that it’s easy.  Starting your own business is HARD. The biggest component to success is a high risk tolerance. I have repeatedly struggled to find my footing, pay bills, and get everything set up before finally finding…

5 Reasons Your Business Is Begging You For a Freelancer

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 31, 2013

“Welcome to the world of small business owners! We’re so happy you’re here! Come, let us show you the ropes.” Not quite the reception you got when you dropped anchor and officially launched your small business? No one laid out the red carpet for you? The truth is, the beginning can be quite rocky for a small business owner, with a lot of twists, turns and unexpected bumps…

Top Tips For Businesses Working With Freelancers

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 28, 2013

Once a business begins to grow and flourish, you may find you need extra help to lighten the load. Hiring more staff may not always be feasible and finding suitable candidates can be time-consuming, so you may want to consider using a freelancer. A freelancer can be a highly worthwhile addition to any company. Some people may be reluctant to consider the use of a freelancer because the…

Tips For Mastering Your Finances As A Freelancer

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 20, 2013

Freelance work can be tremendously rewarding, and some people can’t imagine doing anything else with their lives. Free from the constraints of offices, set schedules and traffic, those who freelance can set their own hours and still do what they love. However, freelance work requires discipline, and those who fail to track their finances appropriately sometimes run into difficulties. Fortunately, all freelancers can develop a system that will…

Are Freelancers the Future of Work?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 26, 2011

A recent article in MSN’s Business on Main discusses how small business are not hiring like they used and never will hire that way again because of freelancers. Freelancers have become an integral part of every business and provide businesses with talented help but with greatly reduced costs. It’s also easier than ever to work with freelancers because of the online tools that are available today to collaborate…

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