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If you’re new to the world of freelance and project-based work, or are looking to explore new horizons in your professional development, these articles and simple how-to guides will give you the information you need to “push go” and get yourself on the map.

We know starting fresh as a consultant or solo professional can have many challenges — we’ve done it ourselves and we’re here to help. You’ll also find straightforward explainers on important subjects like freelance tax code, insurance, and business planning.

Starting a consulting business doesn’t have to be a headache — take it step by step with the 1099 crew.

Self Promotion 101 for Shy Freelancers

Self Promotion 101 for Shy Freelancers

Thanks to the blogosphere and TED Talks (Susan Cain’s The Power of Introverts is the one everyone knows) we introverts no longer need to apologize for or excuse particular social preferences to society at large. Unsurprisingly, introverts account for a vast portion of...

When Do I Begin Freelancing Full-Time?

When Do I Begin Freelancing Full-Time?

Have you been day-dreaming about quitting your full-time job and making the leap to freelance? It’s a huge temptation for many of us and could be the right move. However, you first need to consider some crucial factors before doubling down on your side-hustle. One of...

Getting the Freelance Rate You Deserve

Getting the Freelance Rate You Deserve

Pricing your work and effectively explaining your value to clients can be very stressful tasks for independent contractors. In reality, the emotional stakes are often not as high as we may feel. By mapping out your value, understanding your clients’ motivations and...

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