Inside BitPay, The Emerging Bitcoin Processing Powerhouse

Bitcoins emerged in 2009 and have become an increasingly popular form of electronic payment ever since. Their use does not involve banks or credit card companies and no personal information about the consumer is at risk of identity theft.  Bitcoins were designed to be as easy to use as credit cards, debit cards, or PayPal. […]
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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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Why is everyone going freelance?

When Joshua Gross tells friends and acquaintances that he is a freelancer, he often receives pitying looks and sometimes even offers of full time jobs. And when he refuses them and says he is perfectly happy with his current arrangement, he gets incredulous looks. But the fact is that freelancing and running small businesses has […]
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How to determine whether going officeless will work for your business

Twenty-first technology makes working remotely much more feasible than it used to be. The speed of email, instant messaging, project management apps, screen sharing and remote meeting software all make telecommuting possible. According to Forrester Research’s US Telecommuting Forecast, http://www.wired.com/2013/06/the-new-workplace-reality-out-of-the-office/ 34 million Americans work from home. And this number is expected to reach 63 million […]
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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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