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3 Steps for Getting Over Your Fears of Starting a Freelance Business
Freelancers

3 Steps for Getting Over Your Fears of Starting a Freelance Business

Selling your skills directly to customers instead of an employer is scary, until you remember you are already paid for what you know how to do.
Daniel DiPiazza
4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word
Outsourcing

4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word

Hiring freelancers and part-timers can be cost effective, efficient and less stressful that taking on full-time staff.
Matt Keener
Sharing Economy

3 Lessons Learned From the Sharing Economy

Businesses are increasingly seeing the utility of enterprise services tailored to their needs, creating opportunity for nimble entrepreneurs.
Bob Bahramipour
Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors
Starting a Business

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.
Anand Srinivasan
Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done
Starting a Business

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
Mike Templeman
Elance and oDesk Announce Merger That Would Create Freelancing Giant
Technology

Elance and oDesk Announce Merger That Would Create Freelancing Giant

Two of the leading platforms for freelance work have signed an agreement to merge, furthering the advance of the freelance economy.
Brian Patrick Eha
How to Build a Better Business with Outsourcing
Growth Strategies

How to Build a Better Business with Outsourcing

A comprehensive guide on the what, when and how to outsource for your small business.