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5 myths about starting a business - debunked!

When starting a business, you’ll likely encounter naysayers who will be quick to give you unsolicited advice. Here are 5 myths, debunked.


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A freelancer’s guide to hiring a lawyer

Too many freelancers avoid hiring a lawyer even when they need one. If you want your business to thrive, don't make that mistake.


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5 reasons why your business might be underachieving

Having a business is hard, but it's harder when it isn't where it should be. Here are 5 reasons you may be falling short.


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The unpredictable freelance life: expecting the unexpected

Preparing yourself ahead of time for an unexpected crisis can keep it from becoming too hot to handle.


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Branding for freelancers: It’s not a dirty word

Branding starts by asking questions about who you are, what you do, and who you want to work with.


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Are you ready for the future of freelancing?

The more diverse your skill set, the more opportunities you'll have. Here's how to prepare for the future of freelancing.


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Don’t stop sharing what you know

Keep sharing what you know and you may be repaid tenfold.


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3 freelance writing defense strategies

It’s hard to get a writing gig—much less a full time writing job. But it's important to draw the line against unreasonable demands.


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Study: Freelancers say they’re happier since going independent

AND CO releases report uncovering the unique behaviors and motivations of the booming independent workforce.


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How to leverage your past experience for a new position

Leverage your experience and proof points when you’re moving on to the next job.


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Download the Freelancers Union app!

Download the Freelancers Union app to choose from a curated selection of lawyers who are committed to serving freelancers like you.


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Personal branding for introverts

Introverts often fail to get recognition they deserve because they don't bring attention to themselves. There is an art to bragging about accomplishments.


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How to avoid burnout

It is not uncommon for entrepreneurs to hit a wall. The key is to come up with coping strategies to help you deal with it.


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Take your skills to the next level with online learning

Nearly anything you need to learn is available online and on demand, at various skill levels and price points. Here’s an overview.


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Are you playing the wrong game?

When it comes to acquiring new clients, most professional service providers are playing “the game” in the wrong way.


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5 questions to help you define your brand

Here are five questions to help you figure out how to position yourself as a freelancer in order to get more clients.


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What I’ve learned about freelancing with anxiety

Living with anxiety as a freelancer can be a hassle at best or a tormentor at worst. These lessons may help.


Clients & Gigs Creativity

Why entrepreneurs should embrace mistakes

Don’t feel guilty about making mistakes and don’t let the fear of failure stop you from making some more.


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The 3 biggest mistakes that second career freelancers make

Before you launch your second career as a freelancer, learn from these three common mistakes.