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5 Guidelines to Maximize Freelance Employees

Your business might be small, but its look and feel doesn’t have to be. Hiring outside help is quick and effective.

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success

People working remotely can save an entrepreneur time. It's up to you to screen and manage them to suit your needs.

Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services'

The site, which started out as a quirky, $5-a-pop freelance marketplace, has beefed up its offerings.

5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work

Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US.

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.

Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.

The Hottest Internet Jobs Right Now

Freelancer.com highlights five booming trends in Internet-related jobs.

10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity

If you feel your skills and ideas are not being utilized, perhaps you need to build yourself up with these tips.

How to Build a Great Team While Keeping Costs Low

Our expert advises a reader about how to hire smart on a budget.

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

If your business is stalled, you may be making a few of these simple mistakes. Thankfully, these errors can be easily fixed.

5 Tricks to Producing Quality Content

As content continues to reign supreme in the online world, here are a few ways to make sure your information is top-notch.

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

Putting these bits on paper will also help you plan our your app strategy in advance.

Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

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.

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

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

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

Both outside firms and internal hires have their advantages and disadvantages. We break down what you can expect.

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

Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.

Find More Work With These 4 Pointers

Prevent a slow period by taking on more work than you need. Here are some suggestions to get there.

What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

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.

Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on

Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers.

How to Scale Up Your Holiday Workforce the Right Way

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.

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

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?

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

Even as the freelance economy continues to grow, Hewlett-Packard and other large tech companies are coming down on work-from-home arrangements.

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

The TV personality on the allure of being an entrepreneur and blazing your own path in business.

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