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Why Freelancers Should have a Paid Time Off Fund
Jan31

Why Freelancers Should have a Paid Time Off Fund

No matter how much you love your work, eventually everyone needs time off and a weekend does not always do the job.

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How Spending Money Can Actually Help You Save Money
Jan31

How Spending Money Can Actually Help You Save Money

When money is tight and you’re focused on beefing up your savings, the last thing that you want to do is spend more money. However, there are circumstances when spending money can actually help you save money in the long-run, like in the following six examples. Quality Over Quantity As any wealthy individual knows, there’s a difference between being frugal and cheap. As T. Boone Pickens has said, “I don’t go cheap on anything, but I’m...

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Handing Off A Project from a Freelancer to an Internal Tech Team
Jan28

Handing Off A Project from a Freelancer to an Internal Tech Team

It is common for companies of all sizes to hire freelancers in the modern economy. Not only do freelancers (sometimes referred to as agile talent, 1099s, consultants, contractors, etc.) offer value, but they also allow companies to diversify their ideas and end products. But when you have a freelancer, or a freelance team, in charge of a project, it is a bit challenging to ensure the project seamlessly transitions to your in-house...

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How To Stretch A Tight Business Budget
Jan24

How To Stretch A Tight Business Budget

Small business owners and solopreneurs can be on a pretty tight budget for the first year of business. Your income varies as you find your footing, and even low overhead businesses require some start-up cash. You can stretch a tight budget with a little bit of creativity. Tap Into Your Network When you first start out your network is crucial. It can make or break you. Ask friends and family to help you out at the store or at your...

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3 Lessons In Delegation Every Business Owner Must Learn
Jan21

3 Lessons In Delegation Every Business Owner Must Learn

I hired my first monthly contractor in 2014. Up until that point, I’d hired contractors like web designers for one-off projects, but this was the first time I would be hiring someone who would be working for me on a monthly basis. It was my virtual assistant whose been with me every step of the way ever since. In this time, I’ve had to learn a few lessons in delegation. Heck, I’m still learning lessons all the time! Here are some...

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