Create a professional network of freelancers and peers

There’s plenty of competition out there, but there is also so much opportunity to succeed and grow together. This is what so many of us feel is missing in traditional work tracts and the cut-throat office world. At Nation1099, we look upon our peers not as rivals, but as respected individuals working toward common goals. We have the ability to inform and help each other along the way and it’s in all of our best interests to do so.

This is what our Connect column is all about. You can’t do it all alone and you don’t have to. By creating your own professional network, as these articles explain, you unlock the true potential of your business and the gig economy itself.

Freelance Partners: Work Together AND Be Independent

Freelance Partners: Work Together AND Be Independent

It’s not unusual for one self-employed individual to hire another freelancer to work for them. A business coach may hire a virtual assistant or a blog writer. A writer might hire a website designer to create their website for them. But let’s talk about something more...

The Basics of Choosing a Coworking Space

The Basics of Choosing a Coworking Space

Plenty of digital ink has been devoted to the question of whether the solopreneur or freelancer is inherently a lonely role. It’s been an interesting emotional unveiling to see a number of professionals come forward with their feelings on this topic and also offer...