First They Got Long Covid. Then, It Made Them Homeless

Check out our mention in the Rolling Stone‘s latest article: “First They Got Long Covid. Then, It Made Them Homeless.” And learn how our company and how #independent work is helping people live through the uncertainty of #COVID19    

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5 Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Small Business

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Operating as an independent professional means you are in the business of marketing yourself. As a business of one, you’ll face a lot of competition, and time and resources aren’t always on your side. The good news is, marketing a small business simply requires a bit of dedication and creative effort. Remember, you’re marketing your…

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Gross Margin vs Net Margin: Definitions and How to Calculate

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Gross margin and net margin are two common profit margin ratios you should track on your company’s income statement. These numbers indicate how good your business is at converting revenue into profit and are important in assessing the financial health of your business. What is Gross Margin? Calculating gross margin will help give you an…

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9 Self-Employed Tax Deductions You May Overlooking

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As an independent professional, properly managing your expenses is not just good business, it’s also a good income strategy. As a business-of-one, you will likely incur fixed costs that can’t be billed back to a client. You may also need to take care of expenses such as healthcare and retirement. Each of these fixed or variable costs can…

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6 Reasons to Choose a C Corporation for Small Business

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When choosing a business structure for a small business, an increasingly popular option is C corporation status, which makes owners shareholders. What is a C Corp? A C corporation is the same status that Fortune 500 businesses hold—they are corporate entities separate from their owners. In the case of an individually owned C corp, you…

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4 Ways to Become a More Agile Enterprise

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An agile enterprise is an organization or business that moves quickly; one that acts and reacts in a rapid manner. In a business climate obsessed with short-term results, it’s no surprise that the word ‘agility’ has become synonymous with enterprise strategy. Now more than ever, enterprises must create ways to become more agile simply to remain…

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Filing Self Employed Taxes: What You Need

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Independent business owners file taxes differently than traditional, W-2 employees. If this is your first time managing taxes as an independent contractor, don’t worry. It may feel a bit complicated at first but you’ll get the hang of it soon enough! Below, we answer all your questions about paying taxes as a self-employed professional. What…

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How to Land Your Next Consulting Contract


If you’ve taken the leap and launched your independent career, congratulations! You’re on your way to big things, and millions of independent contractors, consultants, and freelancers are right there with you. But when your first contract or project starts winding down, reality sets in. You knew this contract wouldn’t last forever, but what seemed to be…

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