Tag: freelancers

Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

How Can Freelancers Find Their Niche?

April 23, 2024

Via: Home Business Magazine

If you want to work as a freelancer, you need to start from the bottom. One of the first things experienced freelancers will tell you is that you need to find your niche, but even this isn’t straightforward. Typically, your […]

Accounting, Department management

What Is a Certified Check and Where To Get One

May 31, 2022

Via: The Penny Hoarder

Have you ever bounced a check and paid the price? Fees can be steep and the embarrassment, too, when you don’t have enough in your account to cover the check … or checks. Luckily, other options, like certified checks, can […]

Administration, General organization management

Freelancers Deserve a Voice: Here’s How to Give It to Them

January 26, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

The past 18 months have at once boosted and upended the gig economy, with some industries experiencing significant increases in their number of freelancers, while others contracted their ranks. Even among these seismic shifts, one thing remains the same: freelancers […]

Administration, General organization management

9 Benefits to Hiring a Freelance Marketer

December 10, 2021

Via: Small Biz Club

Running your own business can be stressful. There are a lot of moving pieces to manage and one of those pieces is marketing. Hiring a freelance marketer can relieve this pressure, freeing you up to concentrate on other parts of […]

Administration, General organization management

How To Create A Receptive Work Environment From Home

May 21, 2021

Via: Forbes

Do you want to create a more receptive, open work environment even while working remotely? As a business leader, it’s your responsibility to create a stable environment for your team. Not only does this promote growth for them and the […]

Department management, Marketing

What Should You Do if You’re Dissatisfied With a Freelancer’s Work?

November 29, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

We all want to hire freelancers who turn in great work. But every once in a while, there comes a time when the work you get isn’t exactly what you expected. I’ve worked with a few freelancers and creative agencies […]

Department management, Financial

Tackle Your Taxes Like a Pro

November 6, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

My company, Freshbooks, recently collaborated with a research firm to survey more than 2,000 freelancers about their work and their challenges. Perhaps unsurprisingly, tax compliance emerged as a source of stress. A significant number of respondents preferred any of the […]

Department management, Marketing

What You’re Probably Missing In Your Marketing Plan (And It’s Costing You Thousands)

July 6, 2018

Via: Inc.

The usual business mandate is this: Once you grow your revenue to the size where you can afford a full-time staff, you should do so. This is true for the most part, with one key exception: your marketing staff. Marketing […]

Self-management, Time management

5 Time-Wasting Distractions Freelancers Can Not Afford

June 22, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Working from home is one of the most attractive parts of the freelance lifestyle. Away from the distractions of a traditional office, your productivity should naturally skyrocket. Right? Actually, that’s not always the case. While it is possible to be […]

Finances, Self-management

How Freelancers Can Balance Business and Personal Finances

June 1, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Handling and organizing money is essential to your survival and growth as a freelancer.. Many people will talk to you about how to increase your freelance rates, or where to look for mor work. But how to actually handle the […]

Finances, Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

Why Your Freelance Cash Isn’t Growing (and How to Fix It)

May 25, 2018

Via: Inc.

Seth Godin and I have never met, but we seem to agree on one thing: Freelancers are not the same as entrepreneurs, just as much as entrepreneurs are not the same as small business owners. I just spoke at the […]

Self-management, Task management

How to Give Yourself a Raise in 2018

December 19, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

One of the greatest assets you have in both your business and personal is the ability to earn more money and give yourself a raise each year. There is no cap on your earning potential, and when you run your […]

Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

This Is How I Manage Freelance Workers and Why It Works

October 16, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Call it freelance work, contract employees or the gig economy — whatever the term, it’s consistently growing. In fact, researchers predict that half of the U.S. workforce will dabble in independent work by 2020. The rise of these agile external […]

Self-management, Stress management

4 Tips for Freelancers to Beat Fatigue

March 23, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

When you’re a freelancer everything about work comes down on your shoulders. You do the creating, the bookkeeping, the press, the marketing and the cleaning up. It’s a heavy load to bear and it can lead to freelance fatigue. Freelance […]

Department management, Marketing

5 Best Social Media Tools for Freelancers

March 14, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

As a freelancer, it’s important to implement a sound marketing strategy that can guide you now and in the future. Although you have the opportunity to attract clients via social media, there is no guarantee that you will achieve success. […]

Communication, Department management, Financial

4 Tips for Maximizing Output From Freelancers

February 21, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Simply hiring freelancers offers little value to your company. As with anything else in your business, you must be strategically proactive to maximize output. Working with freelancers is certainly no different. Consider these tips for optimizing your virtual team. 1. […]

General organization management

Hiring Freelancers: Does Your Business Comply?

August 16, 2016

Via: Small Business Trends

The rise of the gig economy offers attractive benefits for workers and businesses alike. Freelancers get to enjoy the flexibility that comes with the lifestyle while companies get to hire talented people without incurring the costs associated with a full-time […]