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Work at Home Woes: 4 Common Concerns that Plague Freelance Careers

By: Missy Nolan | Published: October 12, 2015

Freelancers tend to be happier than folks who hold down traditional jobs, but that doesn’t mean they never experience stress. The doubts freelance workers face are similar, regardless of which career path they choose. From meeting deadlines to finding a balance between work-related matters and family commitments, here are four of the most common worries that […]

How the Freelance Workforce Is Doing in 2015

By: Richard Stockton | Published: October 9, 2015

The rise of the freelance workforce is an overnight success that’s been years in the making. A whole economy of temporary, freelance and contract workers has come into existence in recent years, and the field is large enough to compel serious study as of 2015. The findings have come in, and some of them are […]

Principles of Productivity: 7 Ways to Boost your Freelancer Finances

By: Laura Harper | Published: October 8, 2015

Freelancing offers a way to build a career on your own time and terms, leaving you free to pursue family life and personal interests, but building a viable income can be a daunting task if you don’t have time-trusted tools at hand. Productivity is the name of the game for a successful freelancer, and these […]

7 Tips to Get the Most From Your Day as a Freelancer

By: Brittany Corners | Published: October 7, 2015

When your home is your office, the benefits are many, but there are also pitfalls aplenty. These timely tips separate work from home to help you make the most of both. Set a Schedule To meet deadlines, freelancers should set daily and weekly hours. There’s no need to align with traditional office hours unless clients […]

Tweetable Tips: Using Twitter to Fuel eCommerce Growth

By: Richard Stockton | Published: September 30, 2015

Whether you’re making a living from your online store or you look at using Etsy, Fiverr or Zazzle as more of a profitable hobby, increasing your profits should always be on your mind. The use of social media, specifically Twitter, can fuel ecommerce growth at your online stores if it’s done the right way. Build a Following There’s […]

12 Productivity Hacks to Supercharge Your Workday

By: Richard Stockton | Published: September 28, 2015

It’s ironic that the flexibility of a freelancer’s schedule, which is one of the lifestyle’s biggest attractions, also presents some of its greatest challenges. Without a supervisor to set the schedule, productivity tends to suffer. This is a problem for new freelance workers who haven’t settled into a stable work pattern yet and experienced freelancers […]

Hyperspecialization Is Good, But It's Not the Whole Story

By: Richard Stockton | Published: September 24, 2015

A complex division of labor is one of the hallmarks of an advanced civilization, but as the economy evolves toward greater complexity, the pitfall of hyperspecialization opens up for businesses looking to remain agile. It certainly is true that success is to be found by identifying a niche in your industry and serving it better […]