Management, Marketing & Strategy

How to Write a Kickass Proposal (and Win More Business)

Writing a proposal is an art that any freelancer or small business must master. Whether you’re competing for work on sites like ELance or oDesk or submitting a proposal to a client offline, this is your opportunity to shine and…

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Management, Money

6 Ways You May Be Undercharging for Your Work & How to Fix It

Whether you’re selling handmade goods on Etsy, pricing out a new contracting job, or selling your freelance services – underselling the worth of your products and services is a common problem in the small business world. Why? When small businesses…

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Management, Money

6 Ways Your Freelance Contract Can Get You Cash

If you’re a freelancer then you’ll know that getting paid on time is critical. But did you know you can use your contract to protect yourself and nail down everything related to money? Earlier this summer, Freelancers Union and Vinay…

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Management

Freelancer vs. Employee: What You Need to Know

Running a business takes a lot of work and you often find yourself working extremely long hours every single week. Eventually you’ll get to a point where you need some help. However, that doesn’t mean you have to get a…

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Money

How to Avoid Getting Screwed as a New Freelancer

Being a freelancer is great, isn’t it? Making your own hours, calling all the shots – it can be a lot of fun. Like any venture, though, it can also be a hassle. The big hassle for the freelance community…

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Money

Best Invoicing Software for Freelancers: Harvest vs. FreshBooks

You didn’t become a freelancer to also become an accountant. However, you’ve got to take care of your books if you want to get paid. And let’s be honest, if you’re a freelancer, you know what it’s like to not…

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