Author: Rachel Cottam

Thoughts on growing a business, raising money, getting the word out,
and increasing profits. Plus, ZipBooks news!

  • PayPal Business Account Fees as of 2018

    Posted 6 days ago in Small Business Tips
    by Rachel Cottam

    If you are using a PayPal Business Account, you are probably already aware of the processing fees.  If not, we want to take a little time to tell you about the kinds of fees you’ll encounter using your account.  Maybe you are not sure what the difference is between a PayPal Business Account and a […]

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  • Freelance programming: how to start, grow, and succeed

    Posted 1 week ago in Small Business Tips
    by Rachel Cottam

    So, you’re considering starting a freelance programming career. Maybe you’ve been programming for a while, or maybe you’ve just graduated with a degree in computer science.  Either way, you’re in a good place. In a recent survey, Glassdoor named Computer Science as the major with the highest starting salary and Bloomberg said the software industry […]

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  • How to Find Independent Contractor Jobs

    Posted 2 weeks ago in Small Business Tips
    by Rachel Cottam

    In 2018, 1 in 5 jobs in America is held by a worker under contract.  If you are one of these contracted employees–or you want to be–there are a likely a lot of questions you’d like answers to. Let’s discuss some of the concerns of independent contractors and how you can be proactive in finding […]

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