Manage your independent business with our full-service platform
Giving you the winning edge
Get the tools and dedicated support you need to quickly onboard with clients and to manage the financial transactions of your small business.
Our business services solution make working with large enterprise clients a positive, hassle-free experience that delivers operational efficiency to your business.
BUILD YOUR PROJECT PIPELINE
MBO's Marketplace connects independent talent with our robust network of top enterprise clients. Create a profile, upload your skills, and be notified when a project matching your skills and experience becomes available.
As you work with enterprises, you'll also be added to their networks to receive priority access to future projects.
BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER
Work with fellow independents who have related skills to deliver enterprise-scale projects as a team. MBO Communities offer you the power of working for an established company without giving up your independence.
GROW YOUR INDEPENDENT CONSULTING PRACTICE
MBO Advantage is a new, by-admission offering that helps successful solo independent consulting firms, with expected annual revenues of $300,000 - $1,000,000, grow their book of business.
Access our enterprise-grade back-office suite and use our proprietary teaming solution to partner with other independent professionals on projects. All this, plus expert advisory guidance on key aspects of independent business management.
Leverage MBO's preferred relationships to take advantage of key services, products, and applications to drive your independent business forward.
Get projects with top companies
By joining MBO's marketplace, skilled, experienced independent professionals can get projects with industry-leading companies including KPMG, Cisco, Salesforce, Amazon, Deloitte, and PwC.
Get to work faster and easier
MBO helps you get to work quickly. Through our onboarding and engagement solutions, we help you navigate complex onboarding requirements and simplify financial transactions between you and your client.
Maximize your revenue
Maximize your revenue and scale your business by joining MBO Advantage. Get expert support, participate in exclusive events, and receive instant approved vendor status at F500 companies.
Since joining MBO, I feel like an independent contracting evangelist because of the newfound opportunities and flexibility I've gained. I’m hoping to continue referring my fellow independents in order to pay it all forward.
- Wade F., Independent Professional
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Research on the independent workforce
MBO conducts industry-leading research that fuels our development of the tools that serve your emerging needs.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Insights that power every aspect of our service
Close connections with enterprise clients and the top independent professionals they seek gives MBO a rich source of insight to drive ongoing innovation and advancement.
Advocacy to empower the independent workforce
Our relationships with policy makers and regulators put MBO on the frontlines of advancing how the independent workforce works.
Find your ideal bill rate
INTERACTIVE BILL RATE TOOL
Deciding on how much to charge can be a challenge. With the MBO Bill Rate Calculator, you can quickly identify costs and determine a fair yet profitable bill rate for your services.
How to create a scope of work (SOW)
Learn the critical components that make up an independent professional's scope of work, and create your own with our SOW template.
Choose the best business structure for your small business
Independents have many business structure options, from sole proprietor to C-Corporation. Learn the differences between each and identify the one that will best serve your needs.
Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. These simple…
Every interaction you have with your clients slowly informs and builds your relationship. In order to create the positive experiences needed to be successful in your field, you must provide great service and be a great communicator as well. We sat down with the MBO Partners Customer Experience team—the team responsible for making sure independents…
Whether you’re tired of a corporate work environment, eager to launch an innovative business venture, or simply ready to be your own boss, there are many attractive benefits to starting your own company. However, launching a successful consulting business requires both financial preparation as well as a solid business plan. We’ve compiled four tips to…
Calculate your billing rate and find tips to help you evaluate and maintain your consultant salary.