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101 Work From Home Jobs

John Rampton | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easi...

How I Made $10,000 in One Month on LinkedIn (And You Can Too)

Diana Mitchell | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Diana Mitchell

Two years ago I was feverishly working to help pay for my dream wedding in Walt Disney World (modest for most, but a dream wedding for me - marriage w...

6 Ways The Freelance Economy Can Affect The Presidential Election

John Rampton | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
John Rampton

There has been a major shift in the American (and global) economy over the last few years. People are forgoing the traditional employment model and creating the freelance economy. As it stands, over 53 million people are self-employed and studies project the number will continue increasing.

Stop Implementing These Productive Workplace Tips to Die Early

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

By spending long hours at desks, your health often takes a backseat. Issues like anxiety, stress, and depression to become a commonplace in your daily routine.

5 ways to get a freelance journalist to fall in love with your stories

Catriona Pollard | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

As the media landscape changes, we're seeing more and more journalists go freelance. There are many reasons for this, flexibility, opportunity or even...

Freelancers: You're Worth More Than $20 An Hour

Williesha Morris | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Williesha Morris

I wondered if this lady just realized how ridiculous she sounded. In one breath, she told me she charges thousands of dollars for her business consult...

How to Handle Your Books When Your Money Is Off the Books: Financial Planning in a Freelance World

Michael Most | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Michael Most

Freelancing and being self-employed are the new frontier in the American economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of self-empl...

The Freelancer's Dilemma: How to Avoid Mental Exhaustion to Stay Competitive and Creative

Carson Tate | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Carson Tate

In a highly competitive global economy, innovation, creativity, and your business's ability to differentiate itself through its ideas and products are essential for continued growth and profitability.

Who Do You Think You Are?

Michelle L Evans | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Michelle L Evans

What gives you the right to do the work you do? To build the business you're building? To ask your clients to trust and buy from you? If you're ready...

4 Ways to SkyRocket Your Remote Productivity

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

The world is seeing a workforce moving closer to remote work and freelancing. With the advent of the Internet and the impact of technology that allows virtual conferencing and remote logging, the impact of the freelancers/remote workers on the economy is rising and rising.

Exchange Rate 101: How to Save Money on a Terrible Canadian Dollar

Chris Enns | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Chris Enns

A few weeks ago I bought several pairs of socks. I needed socks. I've needed socks for quite some time. And so I thought I would capitalize on a a great sale. High quality, fun coloured socks for a mere $3.23.

12 Tips to Being Productive as a Stay at Home Freelancer

John Rampton | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Despite enjoying the freedom and flexibility of being a freelancer, it takes a lot of self-motivation to stay productive. There are mornings when we w...

7 Tips to Not Getting Distracted as a Freelancer

John Rampton | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Whether you're working from home or going to another location like your favorite coffee shop, you're bound to run into a number of distractions. When you get distracted, that interrupts your workflow and makes it more challenging to complete a project.

13 Tips to Ensuring Getting Paid

John Rampton | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Unfortunately, it's a very common occurrence for freelancers to get screwed over by a client. And, that's never good for business. To prevent that from happening, here the steps that you should take if you want to ensure payment from a client, as well what to if a client doesn't pay.

Common Qualities of Successful Freelancers

John Rampton | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Are you interested in joining one of the 53 million freelancers who want to break free from the daily 9-to-5 grind? Make sure that you possess the fol...

I'll Take Wil Wheaton's Free HuffPost Exposure For $0, Arianna!

Ella Laverne Rucker | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Ella Laverne Rucker

No, working for free isn't for every person or for every occasion. But working for free does have its place.

Do You Freelance?

Jill Jacinto | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Jill Jacinto

Did you know that 53 million Americans are currently freelancing? That comes out to roughly 34 percent of the workforce. Are you a 1099 or freelance p...

The Uber-Simplified Debate on the New Economy

Mike McDerment | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Mike McDerment

Uber is only a tiny segment of what is alternately called the New Economy, the Sharing Economy, etc. Yes, there are many people driving for Uber, yet this small group is becoming the center of what's being debated while most Americans working independently are largely overlooked.

What Bears Can Teach Us About Freelancer Finance

Chris Enns | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Chris Enns

You may think that she has nothing to teach you, that bear skills and human skills (especially human artist skills) are completely separate things. Sure... you both pick the occasional berry, but other than that you live in pretty separate worlds. There's where you'd be wrong.

Five Strategies for Using Personal Portfolios to Beat Freelance Competition

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

Being a freelancer is a tough job with long hours at the desk. If you are a freelancer, you need to showcase your real talent.

The Tools Needed to Succeed as a Freelancer

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Becoming a freelancer is something that many individuals who are interested in being an entrepreneur venture into because it allows for them to experience being their own boss.

5 Tips for Creating a Stellar Freelance Writing Home Office

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 10.23.2015 | Books
Danielle Wolffe

I stopped going to coffee shops to work on freelance writing projects after my laptop bit the dust, and decided to suspend disbelief and create a real home office. It was time. I'd been freelancing over a decade.

Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

There won't always be a lightbulb moment. You may not identify the exact second something clicks into place for you, when the planets align or a particular experience sparks a specific train of thought that leads to deep understanding.

Do Lebanon's "Future" Media Have a Future?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's a rough ride for one of Lebanon's media firms whose employees threatened strike action this week to protest 6-8 months of back pay, no viable alternative, and no light at the end of the tunnel.

The Independent Work Boom: Why it's Good for the U.S. Economy

Gene Zaino | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Gene Zaino

The future of work is already here, and the innovation and entrepreneurship it will unleash are unprecedented. Will the trend towards independence continue? All signs point to "yes."