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How to Charge Clients: For Freelancers and Agencies

Congratulations. You’re damn close to closing the deal. Your new client said yes. They freed up some budget for you, you seem like the right man or woman for the job, and they want you to send a proposal. And oh – by the way, can you send over your rates? This is a situation …

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6 Tips to Finding and Hiring Freelancers for Your Small Business

If you’re a micropreneur like me, you might have stumbled upon a little secret that helps you do more in your business: freelancers. When you run a business, you may not need (or be able to afford) a full-time staff, and that’s where hiring outside help is such a boon. You only pay the freelancer for …

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12 Questions to Ask Your Freelancers Before You Hire Them

With one in three workers working as a freelancer, the chances of your business needing one to assist you—whether to take on that extra load or to provide a service nobody else in your company can—are strong. When it comes to hiring the perfect freelancer for the job, you need to understand how they can …

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The Truth About Hiring and Managing Independent Contractors in Your Business

Does your small business regularly hire independent contractors or freelancers? If not, you’re not alone. A recent poll of over 2,200 small businesses conducted by Manta finds that few small business owners are taking part in the “gig economy” trend. Instead, the majority would rather hire permanent, salaried employees. Just 15% of business owners polled …

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Free Resources, Tools & Apps Every Content Marketer Needs

Successful content marketing is far from slapping words onto (digital) paper. It requires research, careful planning, ongoing data analysis, constant innovation and reflection. Sounds like you’d need an entire team of experts to get it all done, right? Certainly more hands on deck wouldn’t hurt. But even a small team (or hey, a team of …

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