Technology

5 Tips to Elevate Your Productivity Working from Home 

By Teegan Howell

As we discovered in our 2021 State of Independence Report, within the past year, 68% of newcomers to the independent workforce were Gen Z or Millennials. Various benefits, such as improved health and happiness, continue to make working as an independent increasingly appealing to young professionals. If you are a college student wanting to join…

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6 Must-Have Online Collaboration Tools for Consultants

By MBO Partners

Technological innovation has helped to lead this charge: the evolution of “Anytime, Anywhere” technology has opened the door for many independent professionals to be top tier collaborators and coordinators without the need for a single in-person interaction. While nothing compares to the value of “pressing the flesh,” the best consultants create the next best experience…

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Top 6 Virtual Meeting Tools for Small Business Owners

Top 6 Virtual Meeting Tools for Small Business Owners

By MBO Partners

Technology plays a key role in keeping your company operating smoothly—especially if you work with clients remotely. When you work virtually, one of the biggest challenges is collaborating with clients. But just because you can’t be in the same physical space as your client doesn’t mean you can’t have a great meeting. Below, we explore…

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5 Virtual Interview Tips to Help You Nail Your Next Job

By MBO Partners

Let’s face it, job interviews rank as one of the most stressful moments in a person’s life. Many of us have had that nerve-wracking feeling the morning of our upcoming interview. Our thoughts circle around possible answers we have to general interview questions, what we are going to wear, how hard we are going to…

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Top Productivity Apps for Self Employed

By MBO Partners

While your favorite apps might involve matching sets of candies, launching birds at unstable structures, or chasing around lovable pocket monsters, you don’t always have the luxury of playing the day away when you run your own business. Luckily, there’s another category of apps that are equally engaging—and can help you maximize productivity. We’ve assembled…

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How to Develop a Website Strategy to Meet Your Goals

By MBO Partners

Five website strategy tips to gain real results from your personal site.

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How to Increase Organic Traffic to a Small Business Website

By MBO Partners

A professional website is a great lead generation tool for independent business owners. New leads can come to your website in three ways: Referrals from other websites Direct clicks from social postings or emails Organic traffic, which comes from people clicking on a link in Google’s search results To increase your organic traffic and show…

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10 Ways Your Digital Transformation Strategy Can Impact Your Independent Workforce

By MBO Partners

We are experiencing a dramatic change in the way we work. As more organizations shift to remote and flexible work options, full-time workers are rethinking their roles. The number of digital nomads is growing too. Digital nomads are people who embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle. This allows them to travel and work remotely—anywhere in the…

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The Role of Technology in Finding Top Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

Our current workforce demands a broad talent management plan that integrates a dynamic mix of temporary and full-time workers. A key component of this talent management plan is integrating independent professionals into contemporary workforce programs. Technology is leading the charge in this shift. Traditionally, workforce programs focused on independent talent are managed either in-house or…

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8 Small Busines Productivity Apps for 2020

8 Small Busines Productivity Apps for 2020

By MBO Partners

Each day as an independent professional is chock-full of things to do. From client meetings and project pitches to account management and brand marketing, it’s not always easy to know where to start. Luckily, apps can lend a helping hand and keep you on track. Here are eight apps to help you optimize time, meet…

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