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[Guide] Freelance Starter Kit
December 11, 2018

[Guide] Freelance Starter Kit

Having the right tools can make all the difference, especially when you’re just starting out. Our Freelance Starter Kit was written to help freelancers jump start their career. In it, you’ll find information on creating a business plan, a one-year budget projection, and writing your own client services agreement.  The templates contain general information but[…]

[Guide] Quarterly Tax Checklist
November 21, 2018

[Guide] Quarterly Tax Checklist

As a freelancer, independent contractor, or self-employed entrepreneur, you may be required to pay quarterly estimated taxes. And if you’re new to all this, you may have a lot of questions and not a lot of time. Get answers with our quarterly tax checklist: a step-by-step guide to the dates, dollar amounts, and documents you[…]

[Infographic] The Secret Lives of Freelancers
November 21, 2018

[Infographic] The Secret Lives of Freelancers

What’s it really like to be a freelancer? Is it laptops by the beach, or is it “the broke life”? Is it a gig economy nightmare, or a fantasy of freedom? Our infographic features a ton of research, including our own, to present a more reasonable and nuanced picture of contemporary independent work. Get the[…]

[Ebook] How to Get Paid as a Freelancer
November 19, 2018

[Ebook] How to Get Paid as a Freelancer

Our series of Field Guides is written for freelancers, by freelancers, to serve as road maps for every stage of self-employment. “How to Get Paid as a Freelancer,” our first book, will help you sidestep the most common payment pitfalls of working for yourself. This nuts-and-bolts read covers a ton of ground including contract clauses,[…]

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