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How to Stay Competitive as an Independent Contractor

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 29, 2021

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4 Ways to Find Independent Consulting Jobs

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The Weekly Independent: November 22, 2021

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How to Grow Your Independent Consulting Practice

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Close More Deals with these 3 Sales Tips for Consultants

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First Ever Sizing Study Reveals 7.1 Million Americans Participate in the Creator Economy, Earning Money from Platforms Like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 15, 2021

Top 5 Tax Write Offs for Self Employed Professionals

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The Weekly Independent: November 8, 2021

How to Strengthen Your Personal Brand

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 1, 2021

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Do I Need a Mentor as a Consultant?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 25, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Megan Kozich, Senior Training Content Manager

How to Eliminate Your Back-Office Burden as a Self-Employed Professional

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 18, 2021

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How to Become a Freelancer for Big Companies: 4 Steps

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 11, 2021

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The Weekly Independent: October 4, 2021

How to Bid on Projects for Consulting and Win

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The Weekly Independent: September 27, 2021

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The Weekly Independent: September 20, 2021

5 Books for Remote Workers

Community Spotlight: 1 Million Cups – A National Non-Profit Of Business Founders Giving Back To The Freelance Community

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 13, 2021

Melisa Liberman

#ThinkLikeABoss: The 5 Key Differences Between Searching for a New Job and Searching for Your Next Consulting Engagement

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Scogna, Financial Integration Analyst

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 6, 2021

How to Stay Organized as a Consultant

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The Great Realization: New Data Shows Dramatic Surge in Freelance Workers

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 30, 2021

5 Self-Care Tips for Independent Professionals

6 Tips for Leading a Successful Client Meeting

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Five Blogging Tips for Your Small Business

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 23, 2021

3 Ways Self Employed Track Time and Billable Hours

How to Set Boundaries at Work When You’re Self Employed

How to Increase the Visibility of Your Business

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 16, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Christine Rindfleisch, Independent Business Advisor

5 Tips for Closing the Deal and Getting the Job

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 9, 2021

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Business Startup Costs for Skilled Independents

4 Ways to Get New Consulting Clients

Melisa Liberman

#ThinkLikeABusinessOwner: The Surprising Skill Required to Succeed As An Independent Consultant

15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 2, 2021

4 Ways to Prevent Burnout When You’re Self Employed

What Are Soft Skills and Why Are They Important in the Workplace

8 Ways to Keep Your Knowledge and Skills Current

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MBO Partners® Announces New CFO to Advance Platform and Fuel Growth

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11 Ways to Build and Maintain Strong Client Relationships

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 26, 2021

How to Write a Business Plan for Small Business: 8 Steps

Melisa Liberman

ThinkLikeABoss: How Playing The Corporate Game Can Backfire As An Independent

How to Develop a Website Strategy to Meet Your Goals

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 19, 2021

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Filing Independent Contractor Taxes: 4 Best Practices

5 Upselling Tips for Consultants to Generate More Revenue

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Staff Spotlight: MBO Product Management Team Expands

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 12, 2021

How Do 1099 Contractors Get Paid?

5 Ways to Promote Your Consulting Business on Social Media

How to Stay Productive and Avoid the Summer Slow-Down

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 6, 2021

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10 Self Employment Myths

How to Get Government Contracts as a Consultant: 3 Steps

Melisa Liberman

5 Ways Your Spending Habits Hinder Success as an Independent Consultant

4 Learning Agility Skills that Will Help You Succeed

Melisa Liberman

3 Ways Business Owners and Employees Deal Differently With Time (and How to Make the Most of Yours!)

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 28, 2021

What is Net Income?

How to Overcome Barriers to Landing New Work

How to Get Client Referrals

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 21, 2021

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How to Start a Small Business: Checklist

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What is a Scope of Work for Consulting Services?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 14, 2021

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5 Client Retention Strategies for Small Business

Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Q&A With Keaton Swett

How to Build Strong Relationships with Clients

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 7, 2021

How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for My Business

Productivity Tips for Small Business Owners

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 1, 2021

How to Handle Common Client Challenges

Four Tips for Hiring Your First Employee

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 24, 2021

How to Take a Vacation as an Independent Professional

Consulting Fees: How Much Should I Charge?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 17, 2021

9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

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4 Powerful Offline Marketing Strategies for Small Business

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 10, 2021

7 Popular Industries for Consultant Jobs

How to Plan a Client Meeting: 5 Pro Tips

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 3, 2021

How to Define and Communicate Your Expertise

3 Ways to Build Small Business Credit

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 26, 2021

4 Ways to Create Long Term Value for Your Clients

What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 19, 2021

6 Ways to Jump-Start Small Business Growth

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 12, 2021

How to Build Collaborative Teams of Independent Professionals

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 5, 2021

5 Benefits of Professional Certifications

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 29, 2021

5 Billing Tips for Contractor Invoicing

6 Steps to Successfully Onboard a New Client

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 22, 2021

Networking Tips to Boost Small Business Growth

Webinar Recap: Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 15, 2021

Webinar Recap: Should an IC Hire a Coach? Taking the Mystery Out of Executive Coaching and Why it Can Power Revenue and Success for Consultants

6 Habits of Successful Consultants

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 8, 2021

How to Set Up a Small Business Website: 5 Simple Steps

Meet Andrea Robinson, Co Founder of Agile in Color

5 Benefits of an Enterprise Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

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How to Take Control of Your Personal Time as a Consultant

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 1, 2021

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Womply PPP Loan Access: Sole Proprietors and Microbusinesses

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Gross Margin vs. Net Margin

9 Self-Employed Tax Deductions You May Overlooking

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 22, 2021

8 Effective Marketing Strategies for Consultants

5 Ways to Attract More Clients to Your Consulting Business

5 Project Planning Tips for Independent Contractors

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 15, 2021

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8 Business Startup Costs for Independent Professionals

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8 Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration at Work

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 8, 2020

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Starting a Consulting Business After Retirement: 4 Tips

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The Weekly Independent: February 2, 2020

4 Reasons to Turn Down a Project

7 Best Consulting Sales Tips

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 26, 2020

6 Pros and Cons of Being a Female Entrepreneur

Future of Work in 2021

Webinar Recap: Roundtable: Key Trends for the Future of Work in 2021

How to Repurpose Content

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 19, 2020

7 Steps to Start a Consulting Business

Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)

Starting a Consulting Business: 5 Common Mistakes

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 11, 2020

6 Creative Ways to Get Client Testimonials that Build Your Brand

How to Achieve Work Life Balance When You’re Self-Employed

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 4, 2020

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The Weekly Independent: December 28, 2020

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The Weekly Independent: December 21, 2020

10 Home Office Gifts for the Independent Professional

4 Ways a Consultant Can Become an Industry Thought Leader

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New Data Shows Independent Work Is A ‘Force to Be Reckoned With​’

Earn Residual Income with MindSumo

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: December 7, 2020

5 Small Business Reputation Management Strategies that Work

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A Q&A With Jim Rabon: Seasoned Veteran Entrepreneur, Independent Business Owner and Professor

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 30, 2020

Using Marketing To Adapt And Respond To Change within the Era of COVID-19

6 Actionable Ways to Stay Motivated When You’re Self Employed

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 23, 2020

4 Reasons to Start a Blog for Your Small Business

Webinar Recap: Stand Out From the Crowd: Insights from Expert Recruiters to Get Noticed for Projects

Meet Stacy Pilgreen: A Veteran Small Business Owner in the National Security Industry – Special Operations and Intelligence

How To Give Back on a Budget when You’re Self Employed

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 16, 2020

Meet Eddie Dunn: From Ground Zero to New Heights as a Veteran Business Owner

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What is Gross Pay vs. Net Pay and How to Calculate

Meet Robert Casper – U.S. Navy Commander to Independent Veteran Business Owner

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 10, 2020

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Independent Workforce Platform MBO Partners® Expands to the United Kingdom and Ireland via Acquisition

What is Net Salary: Definition and How to Calculate

How Introverts Can Succeed in Consulting

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 2, 2020

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 26, 2020

6 Legal Rights of 1099 Contractors

How to Start a Small Business: 7 Basic Legal Requirements

5 Ways to Build a Personal Brand for Small Business

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 19, 2020

How to Create a Self Employed Resume

3 Benefits of Working with Big Clients as a Consultant

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 12, 2020

How to Create a Contingent Workforce Management Program

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 5, 2020

Planning for Retirement as an Independent Contractor

6 Ways to Manage and Avoid Scope Creep

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Tips For a Successful Zoom Virtual Meeting: Chats, Polls & More!

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MBO Partners® Acquires Open Innovation Platform MindSumo, Inc.

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 28, 2020

10 Ways Independent Consultants Can Wow Their Clients

How Much Does it Cost to Start a Consulting Business?

3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

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

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10 Low Cost Small Business Marketing Strategies that Work

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 21, 2020

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5 Tips for Setting Up a Successful Zoom Meeting