working as a freelancer

4 Reasons a Millennial Would Prefer Working as a Freelancer Over Going Corporate

  Have you ever wondered why it seems that a younger person in today’s workforce would normally prefer working as a freelancer over working in a corporate setting? About two years ago, I walked away of my corporate position. I was making well over six figures as an engineering manager. I didn’t leave because I hated it. Most days, I actually liked it. I left because it wasn’t working for me and the lifestyle I craved. […]

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freelance agency

Should You Build a Freelance Agency Or Go It Alone?

  If you have struck out on your own as a freelancer, you may be wondering if you should build a freelance agency or go it alone. If you’ve been at the freelancing game for a while, you may be tempted to grow your own freelance agency so that you are able to leverage your time and scale your business. There are pros and cons to each side, and you should spend some time contemplating […]

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How to Make Money Freelancing on the FreeeUp Marketplace

  Making money online doesn’t have to be difficult. If you are a freelancer who is ready to make money freelancing, this article is for you. No more hunting and constantly pitching clients! No more struggle to prove your skills! No more empty queues! The FreeeUp marketplace is a platform designed to help freelancers make money freelancing, and it may just make your freelancing dreams come true. Here is everything you need to know to […]

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freelance economy

The Pros and Cons of the Growing Freelance Economy in 2018

  The corporate world is shifting. As less people commute to work and sit behind desks in high rise corporate offices and a “Freelance Economy” begins to take over, many wonder whether they should jump ship and either 1) hire freelancers  or 2) quit the 9-5 and become a freelancer themselves. The truth is that there are both pros and cons of the growing freelance economy, for both businesses and individuals. Here are a few […]

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gig economy

Interview: What Is the Gig Economy? Where Is It Headed?

  The world we live in is quite different than it was even 20 years ago. Technology has changed the way we operate on a day to day basis. Just like the way the invention of email disrupted the traditional post office, the internet evolution has disrupted the way we work. The corporate world has never been so efficient and error free. In much the same way, technology has allowed the world of online workers […]

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What Happens If I’m Overbilled By a Freelancer?

  Small business owners and entrepreneurs have a lot to think about and keep up with on a daily basis. It comes with the territory. As your business begins to grow, outsourcing can be a great way to reduce stress and daily to-do items. But what happens when you are overbilled by a freelancer? Not only does this increase stress, but it also can cause tension between you and the freelancer when the relationship is […]

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FreeeUp platform

Interview: How Did Nathan Hirsch and Connor Gillivan Found the FreeeUp Platform?

  Many entrepreneurs and small business owners use the FreeeUp platform to grow their business by outsourcing tasks that either take up too much time, need specialized skills or that they simply don’t want to do. There are so many benefits of outsourcing when it comes to growing businesses that entrepreneurs are often curious about how the FreeeUp platform works. But many entrepreneurs also want to know what is behind the successful FreeeUp platform. How […]

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freelancer blogs

15 Best Freelancer Blogs for Businesses to Follow in 2018

  There are millions of freelancers around the world, and more people are deciding to strike out on their own than ever before. In the digital age we live in, this comes as no surprise. And also as no surprise, more and more businesses are deciding to outsource work to these freelancers. There are so many benefits to outsourcing and delegating tasks that take up your valuable time, and the internet makes it all possible. […]

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Start Outsourcing

  Starting and running a brand new business can be exhilarating. I remember when I left the corporate world and launched my own business from home. It was a dream come true … until the long hours caught up with me. I was tired all of the time. I had no days off. And the primary reason I had wanted to start a business (getting more time with my baby) was starting to backfire. I […]

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