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Elance

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Why a High School Dropout's Staffing Company Is in a Class of Its Own

Taso Du Val's Toptal helps businesses find the software know-how they need.

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.

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.

The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway

Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers.

The Idiot's Guide to Making a Video for Your Business

Never shot a video before? Don't fret -- we're here to walk you through it.

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