On the surface, independent contractors often fulfill the same duties as a regular On the surface, independent contractors often fulfill the same duties as a regular employee, but sometimes the lines between independent contractors and employees get blurred. And that can get you into hot water with Read More

How to Support Content Creators

How to Support Content Creators Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://www.egosoletrader.com 19 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on March 22, 2015 3:02 am
I will have a session at the potluck (un)conference, WebCoast, on how you could support bloggers, podcasters, and other content creators.

How do you support content creators? Read More
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How to Turn Down Freelance Work Properly and Profitably

How to Turn Down Freelance Work Properly and Profitably Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Management
From http://blog.fundbox.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on March 21, 2015 1:05 pm
If you’re self-employed or a freelancer, the very thought of having turning clients away might seem like an unimaginable circumstance.But what can you do when it feels like you’re drinking from the fire hose and can’t take on any more work?

Here are a few tips for turning down new and Read More

5 of Your Biggest Startup Problems Solved

5 of Your Biggest Startup Problems Solved Avatar Posted by brianhughes116 under Strategy
From http://www.business.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on March 21, 2015 12:05 pm
Ah, money. As a start-up owner, some days it can seem like you’re spending money faster than you can possibly hope to make it. You know you need to be strategic about how you allocate financial resources in order to get the biggest bang for each dollar... Read More

How to Set a Publishing Date

How to Set a Publishing Date Avatar Posted by lyceum under Self-Development
From http://teaftwbook.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: profmarketing on March 20, 2015 6:00 pm
For your information: My goal is to publish the book on December 16, as a tribute to the Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773.

How do you set the publishing date for your forthcoming book?

I have now 9 months to finish the book, edit it, etc.

How would you break down the writing and editi Read More
Writing a blog can be pretty frustrating, especially at first when you have no followers. Unless you’re well-known and have a brand following or followers from social sites, you might feel like you’re screaming into the void after a while and you might be tempted to give up. Don’t worry, you can sa Read More
As tax season looms again for small business owners, it’s time to think about those deductions.
But wait!
Though common sense may tell you to take as many as you can, that could be a bad strategy long term.
That’s especially the case if you plan to sell your business.
Why?
Because experts say Read More
There are dozens types of contact you are able to offer your customers in your online business. Choose carefully what will work best for you. Read More

My Favorite Patreon Profiles

My Favorite Patreon Profiles Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on March 20, 2015 1:45 pm
"How many creators today would love to have the modern equivalent of a court patron, a wealthy benefactor such as a king who supported the musician, writer, or artist while they created their work?" Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Daniel Sharkov @DanielSharkov Grows Up Blogging

Daniel Sharkov grew up in the blogging business. Usually when we say that, we are talking about someone who started … More
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