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Posts Tagged ‘small business’

What’s Up Wednesdays: Pad Thai and AdWords

April 23rd, 2014

For this week’s speedlink, we check in with Trent Hamm from The Simple Dollar. He offers some very useful self-employment advice for anyone who is thinking about going into business for themselves. For instance, he says that you should establish your business structure as early as possible, something that I also discuss in my book, [...]

What Raising Over $600,000 for Charity Taught Me About Being a Successful Freelancer

March 31st, 2014

I’ve written many times before about how the most profound of life lessons can be gleaned from the most unexpected of sources. If you told me ten years ago that I would today own and run my own company, I’m not sure I would have believed you. But here I am. In addition to the [...]

Five Fun and Useless Facts about My Real Work-From-Home Life as a Freelancer

March 7th, 2014

Working from home as a freelance writer certainly has its perks and this entrepreneurial journey has provided me with a different set of experiences than if I had taken a more conventional route instead. I’ve written before about the many misconceptions people may have about my chosen career, so I thought I’d follow up with [...]

What’s Up Wednesdays: More Than Money

February 26th, 2014

Every Wednesday, I share five good reads from around the web. Let’s get started with this week’s selection. When you go to a restaurant for a good meal, you’re not only paying for the ingredients. You’re also paying for the staff, the equipment, the utilities, the marketing and everything else that goes into running a [...]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Freelance Edition

January 29th, 2014

For this week’s speedlink, I’m turning to the wonderfully diverse world of freelancing and small business for inspiration and guidance. Let’s see what the blogosphere has to offer. We start off with a post from Buzz Bishop who says the best way to put together a media kit for your blog is to get a [...]