Resources

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How to Manage Freelancers and Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

MIN 2 READ Learn three approaches to independent contractor engagement and tips for how to best manage your independent workforce.

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7 Business Strategy Frameworks for Consulting and Small Business

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ What is a business strategy framework? Business strategy frameworks are useful tools that help you analyze the issue, structure your thinking and communicate recommendations. Business frameworks can help you articulate goals with strong business writing and develop a blueprint for success. You can take a broader conceptual framework and scale it to fit your needs….

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5 Strategies for Managing a Small Business

Consulting Fees: How Much Should I Charge?

By MBO Partners

MIN 2 READ Deciding what you should charge for your consulting services is an important step for all independent professionals. Learn how to calculate a cost-based bill rate with this video tutorial.

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9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

By MBO Partners

MIN 2 READ Is your company aware of the risks that independent contractor misclassification can pose? Find out what exactly they are and how to avoid them.

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk

What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ Realize the competitive advantage of making independent talent part of your workforce strategy by creating a compliance program that manages legal risk and brings top talent to your doorstep.

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Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)

By Robyn Kimble

MIN 3 READ How to create and optimize a website that promotes your business and generates leads

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Business Insurance Requirements for Independent Consultants

5 Small Business Reputation Management Strategies that Work

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ When it comes to consulting, your reputation can be everything—so why risk it? Here’s how to keep your record clean and your clients satisfied.

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3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

By MBO Partners

MIN 5 READ Calculate your billing rate and find tips to help you evaluate and maintain your consultant salary.

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How to Transition from Full Time Worker to Self Employed 9 Steps

How to Transition from Full Time Worker to Self Employed: 9 Steps

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ Why Become Self-Employed? Work today looks very different than it did just a few years ago. There are many options for pursuing your passion, work is often completed in defined projects, and for many businesses it is cost and resource efficient to outsource work. This shift has intersected with the underlying revolution of American workers…

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Consulting Proposal Template and Guide

By MBO Partners

MIN 2 READ Starting a new business or landing a new client often begins with writing a proposal. Mastering the details of how and when to deliver a proposal to a potential client will help you win new business, find and retain clients, and become an expert in showcasing your skills and abilities. What is a Proposal? A proposal…

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