Archive for December 2017

What is the Independent Workforce?

 Independent professionals are fast-growing, vital part of our workforce. According to MBO Partners’ latest State of Independence study, the total number of self-employed Americans aged 21 and above rose to 40.9 million. Independents span all industries, from on-demand drivers and freelance writers to finance professionals and IT consultants. There are many benefits to being…

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Solopreneur’s End-of-Year Checklist

It’s time to wrap up 2017 and prepare for another year. If you are an independent contractor, consultant, or solopreneur, take this opportunity to review results, evaluate business assets and expenses, assess relationships, and create a plan to excel in the new year. Use this handy checklist to keep yourself on track. Wrap Up Financial To-Dos If…

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People on the Move: Chris Mack

The Washington Business Journal features Chris Mack—MBO Partners’ first Chief Financial Officer (CFO)—in their People on the Move section.

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The Weekly Independent: December 11, 2017

Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. What the GOP’s proposed tax bill may mean for independent contractors and small business deductions. Deloitte’s latest future of work report…

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How to Increase Organic Traffic to Your Website

Although a website can have many different goals, for most people, it is a lead generation tool. New leads can come to your website in three ways: referrals from other websites, direct clicks from social postings or emails, and organic traffic, which comes from people clicking on a link in Google’s search results. To increase…

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