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  • 7 Mistakes All Freelancers Make Once (At Least)

    Posted 2 years ago in Small Business Tips
    by Emily Bell

    The joys of freelancing are numerous, but so are the pitfalls. It’s all too easy to be lead astray when you’re completely your own manager. Little “sins” can lead to much bigger ones, and eventually, you may find yourself spinning out of control—at least when it comes to keeping your business on track. To help […]

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  • The Bookkeeping Side of Freelancing: What Works and What Doesn’t

    Posted 2 years ago in Women at work
    by Jennifer Ringger

    Freelancing can seem like the dream job. And for the most part, it is. You get freedom to choose when and how you work, what you’ll work on, and who you’ll work for. The only rules are the ones you make. Pretty dreamy, right? But there’s a dark side to freelancing too. As a creative […]

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  • Software for Mac Every Freelancer Should Know About

    Posted 2 years ago in Small Business Tips
    by Katie Pryal

    I often get asked what software I use to keep my small-business-and-freelancer ship sailing smoothly. People tend to ask because they see that I have this swanky little laptop that never leaves my side. (Surely a person who is that attached to her computer knows computer stuff, right?) I can’t blame them, because I tend […]

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  • How to Work from Home When You Have Kids

    Posted 2 years ago in Small Business Tips
    by Katie Pryal

    Whether you work for yourself out of a home office, or you work for a large company and periodically telecommute, you probably can’t escape working from home from time to time. And if you work from home and have children, you might find yourself with a special challenge. Children of all ages often have trouble […]

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  • How to Set Your Rates

    Posted 2 years ago in Small Business Tips
    by Katie Pryal

    Whether you work part-time as a freelancer or run your own business, you know the angst that pricing your services can cause. Business consultants make a killing helping big corporations price their services so you shouldn’t be surprised that you have such a hard time doing so. Here are some tips to help you get […]

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