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How to Calculate the Monetary Value of Your Time

With great freedom comes great responsibility. Freelancers can earn more, can set our own schedules and can have more creative freedom, but as masters of our own destinies, we get no paid sick leave, no built-in retirement plans and no guaranteed wages. That last one is an especially powerful factor, as it’s impossible to predict […]
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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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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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5 tips for getting clients to pay you on time

Relationships with clients must be nurtured carefully so that the clients come back to you for more work and refer you to others for similar projects. The success of the services you deliver is often measured by the emotional connection the client has developed with you. Unfortunately, the client-business owner relationship can be damaged, sometimes […]
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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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