Archive for “Small Business Scene” Category

3 Benefits of Freelancing at a Co-Working Hub

One of the most enjoyable aspects of the freelancer’s life is the ability to work from anywhere, and increasing numbers are finding personal fulfillment and business success thanks to the rise of co-working. Sure, for many of us, non-virtual tasks are big parts of what we do, from networking and lining up clients to making […]
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6 Extremely Straightforward Ways to Avoid Freelance Burnout

The month you launch your new freelance business, you’re likely to be (or have been) a jittery, double espresso-fueled, intimidated mess. But you’re also so high on adrenaline that you can crush that initial wave of projects like breakfast cereal and network successfully at conferences, Meetups and happy hours in the same day. You’re inhaling […]
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Is working with a partner right for you?

If you’re about to launch a new business or are thinking of expanding an existing one, one of the first questions to ask yourself is whether you prefer to work alone or with a partner. There’s no one answer to this question, since there are advantages and disadvantages both of working alone and of partnering. […]
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What to do when a client won’t pay up

Pretty much every freelancer, consultant and independent business owner has come into contact with clients who, for one reason or another, don’t pay for products or services in a timely manner. This can be painful, especially for a small business, since it interrupts cash flow and makes it more difficult to honor commitments. Telling a supplier, […]
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