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Why your marketing strategy needs video

Strengthen your social media presence and reach more clients by engaging through live video.


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82 rules for all freelancers to live by, Part 2

Use these tips, insights and guidelines to keep your career moving forward.


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82 rules for all freelancers to live by, Part 1

Use these tips, insights and guidelines to keep your freelance career moving forward.


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Freelancing in the Mile High City

A Spark leader talks about her experience working—and networking—in a new town.


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Three things I've learned as a young freelancer

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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How to earn 2X more as a freelancer

Leaving your office job doesn't meaning making less money


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How to collect an unpaid fee from your client

If you find yourself dealing with wage theft, there are options and tools at your disposal to get paid and keep your business running.


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Things I’ve learned after being mistreated as an independent contractor

Experience has taught me to brace for bad behavior. But I don’t take it to heart and I remain prepared to fill the gaps.


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The question all freelancers should ask themselves

All freelancers should ask themselves this simple question. You might be surprised where it takes you.


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Hey, freelancer: go clone yourself!

Imagine if you could just duplicate yourself when the work comes flooding in all at once. Here are five challenges you may face while outsourcing.


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Do you know your freelance rights?

Did you know that as an independent worker, you have certain rights that protect you from behavioral and financial control from your clients?


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5 ways to improve your freelance portfolio

Use these 5 tips to get your freelance book in top shape.


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A labor lawyer predicts how the Freelance Isn’t Free Act will play out in court

What’s going to happen when freelance nonpayment cases hit the courthouse


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5 reasons to love freelance writing

There are people who don't like freelancing or think you'll never get enough money to survive. Here's why I love freelance writing.


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Invest in your brand

It's okay to be frugal, but not when it comes to investing into your brand.


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Freelancing and the racial divide

Studies suggest that there is a racial divide in freelancing, but the larger question is why?


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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.