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The Hottest Internet Jobs Right Now
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Freelancer.com highlights five booming trends in Internet-related jobs.
April 14, 2014 in Technology
10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity

10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity

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If you feel your skills and ideas are not being utilized, perhaps you need to build yourself up with these tips.
April 11, 2014 in The 'Treps

How to Build a Great Team While Keeping Costs Low

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Our expert advises a reader about how to hire smart on a budget.
March 11, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

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If your business is stalled, you may be making a few of these simple mistakes. Thankfully, these errors can be easily fixed.
March 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
5 Tricks to Producing Quality Content

5 Tricks to Producing Quality Content

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As content continues to reign supreme in the online world, here are a few ways to make sure your information is top-notch.
March 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Looking for a Mobile App Developer? Post These 8 Details in a Job Brief.

Looking for a Mobile App Developer? Post These 8 Details in a Job Brief.

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Putting these bits on paper will also help you plan our your app strategy in advance.
February 24, 2014 in Technology
Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

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When you're first starting out, you need to build your reputation. Here's how to increase your chances in landing your first few gigs.
February 21, 2014 in Finding Customers
Working Solo? Skip Sales by Tapping, and Respecting, the Channel.

Working Solo? Skip Sales by Tapping, and Respecting, the Channel.

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Becoming a subcontractor allows you to more easily build your business, but there are certain stipulations to keep in mind.
February 21, 2014 in Finding Customers

Should I Hire a Web Development Firm or a Staffer to Build my Mobile App?

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Both outside firms and internal hires have their advantages and disadvantages. We break down what you can expect.
January 24, 2014 in Mobile
Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

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Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.
January 16, 2014 in Marketing Basics
Find More Work With These 4 Pointers

Find More Work With These 4 Pointers

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Prevent a slow period by taking on more work than you need. Here are some suggestions to get there.
January 9, 2014 in Finding Customers
What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

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Shane Snow used his journalism background to found an online platform connecting writers and corporate clients. In the process, he's learned how good, old fashioned storytelling can boost branding.
December 23, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on

Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on

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Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers.
December 3, 2013 in Advertising
How to Scale Up Your Holiday Workforce the Right Way

How to Scale Up Your Holiday Workforce the Right Way

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There's a right way and a wrong way to staff up for the holidays. Here are a few tips for keeping you on track and out of the IRS's headlights.
November 6, 2013 in Business Management
The Freelance Economy Is Booming. But Is It Good Business?

The Freelance Economy Is Booming. But Is It Good Business?

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Elance and other online platforms have made possible a global marketplace for so-called fractional work. But with full-time employment opportunities shrinking, is freelancing the way forward?
October 10, 2013 in Hiring Center
H-P Is Asking Telecommuters to Work On-Site. What Do You Think?

H-P Is Asking Telecommuters to Work On-Site. What Do You Think?

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Even as the freelance economy continues to grow, Hewlett-Packard and other large tech companies are coming down on work-from-home arrangements.
October 8, 2013 in News and Trends
Video: Mike Rowe From 'Dirty Jobs': Don't Follow Your Passion, Live ItPlay Video

Mike Rowe From 'Dirty Jobs': Don't Follow Your Passion, Live It (Video)

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The TV personality on the allure of being an entrepreneur and blazing your own path in business.
October 4, 2013 in Profiles
The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

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Small businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on freelancers to get even their core business functions done, including accounting, report writing and preparing PowerPoint presentations.
August 21, 2013 in Hiring Center
Freelancers and Their Advocates Gain New Visibility

Freelancers and Their Advocates Gain New Visibility

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Freelancers Union founder is elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
December 5, 2012 in Lifestyle
5 Resolutions for Freelancers in the Coming Tax Year

5 Resolutions for Freelancers in the Coming Tax Year

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Tips for organizing your financial life from the authors of 'The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed.'
June 18, 2012 in Personal Finance
Do You Need a Full-Timer, Contractor or Outsourced Help?

Do You Need a Full-Timer, Contractor or Outsourced Help?

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Workers come in more varieties than ever. Use this advice to choose the best option for your business.
May 6, 2011 in Hiring Center

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