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INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS

Giving you a winning edge

Connect with our network of top companies looking for independent talent.

We’re constantly looking for ways to help you work faster and easier with top-tier clients, stay ahead of the competition, and thrive in the next way of working.

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SIMPLIFY CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

MBO Access gives you the tools and dedicated support you need to onboard quickly and manage your financial transactions through one seamless process.

Our solution includes technology and expert support that make working with large enterprise clients a positive, hassle-free experience that delivers operational efficiency to your business.

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MAINTAIN CONTROL

Easily engage large enterprise clients while maintaining control over your business.

Through MBO Access, you can find high quality projects that meet your career and business needs and get the support you need to meet client requirements while maintaining your business structure and goals.

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MAXIMIZE YOUR REVENUE

MBO Advantage is a premier service offered to leading independent professionals who want to maximize their revenue by focusing their time on project work for their clients.

With expert support and guidance, Advantage members can take advantage of MBO's curated partnerships with Fortune 500 clients, teaming opportunities with other independents, and more.

Join MBO's marketplace and find consulting projects with top companies looking for independent talent

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MBO PARTNERS

Get projects with top companies

By joining MBO's marketplace, skilled, experienced independent professionals can get projects with industry-leading companies including Cisco, Salesforce, Amazon, Deloitte, and PwC.

MBO PARTNERS

Get to work faster and easier

MBO Access gives you the support and tools you need to find projects with top companies and 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.

MBO Advantage

Maximize your revenue

Gain the support you need to let your expertise shine by joining MBO Advantage. With help from the best, promote your business through MBO’s established relationships within your top sales prospects to land new clients and grow your business. 

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

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.

Key Resources

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)

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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

BUSINESS STRATEGY

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.

Insights

The CARES Act: What it Means for Self-Employed, Freelancers, and Independent Workers

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The information provided in the MBO Blog does not constitute legal, tax or financial advice. It does not take into account your particular circumstances, objectives, legal and financial situation or needs.  Before acting on any information in the MBO Blog you should consider the appropriateness of the information for your situation in consultation with a…

3 Client Retention Strategies

When you run your own company, you are the face of your business on a daily basis. That require finding ways to keep your clients coming back so you maintain a steady flow of work. Always be thinking ahead, so gaps in your work don’t turn into gaps in your income. Getting work often comes…

How to Set Your Small Business up for Success

Embarking on a career as an independent professional can be equal parts excitement and nerves. Starting your own business requires a lot of planning and forethought—and those requirements do not necessarily diminish as you move forward. In order for your business to be successful, it’s important to constantly be thinking ahead and setting goals for…

5 Results an Executive Career Coach Can Help You Achieve

In today’s post, Melisa Liberman, host of upcoming MBO webinar “Using an Executive Coach to Accelerate Your Career Revenue”  and an executive coach specializing in tech leaders, offers actionable tips from her own experience as both a “coach” and a “coachee” to help independent professionals considering coaching for future career growth or career transition. There…