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Freelancing 101: Fight for your focus

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This is the final post in a 4-week series that focuses on advice, tips and tricks from long-time freelancer, Andy Haynes. Andy shares some of his biggest mistakes made during his first year freelancing to help other freelancers navigate their first year with success.  …



Freelancing 101: Find the right productivity tools

by Andy Haynes  |  October 18/2014  |  ,
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This post is the third in a 4-week series that will focus on advice, tips and tricks from long-time freelancer, Andy Haynes. Andy shares some of his biggest mistakes made during his first year freelancing to help first-time freelancers navigate their first year with …



7 end-of-year planning tips for your small business

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With the fourth quarter under way, it’s time to start thinking about 2015. There is still plenty of time left before 2014 wraps up, but planning ahead is the key to ending the year right. To that end, here is your Fall Playbook …



Freelancing 101: Watch for commitment flags early on

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This post is the second in a 4-week series that will focus on advice, tips and tricks from long-time freelancer, Andy Haynes. Andy shares some of his biggest mistakes made during his first year freelancing to help first-time freelancers navigate their first year …



Freelancing 101: The importance of becoming a sticky vendor

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This post is the first in a 4-week series that will focus on advice, tips and tricks from long-time freelancer, Andy Haynes. Andy shares some of his biggest mistakes made during his first year freelancing to help first-time freelancers navigate their first year …



7 ways FreshBooks can help you save time

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time_saver Raise your hand if you could use a few extra hours in your day. From dog-walkers to graphic designers, we could all use more time to put the finishing touches on a project, run some personal errands or squeeze in a little …



Freelancing: a challenging emotional journey

by Ritika Puri  |  September 25/2014  |  , ,
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Freelancing: a challenging emotional journey When I decided to make my side-gig my full-time business last year, I launched myself into a challenging emotional journey. While I knew I was signing up for hard work—I regularly wake up before sunrise and work …



How FreshBooks can help you get paid faster

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Congratulations! You’ve taken the leap and you’re following your dreams. You’re your own boss—a freelancer, an entrepreneur. Times were tough at first, but then you got some clients. And you’re working hard to make sure your clients are happy. Things are looking pretty …



Can you sue over a bad review?

by Nellie Akalp  |  September 18/2014  |  , ,
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Can you sue over a bad review From Yelp to Google Places, Health Grades, and Angie’s List, people are sharing their experiences on anything and everything. If you run a business, chances are that someone has reviewed your service or …



Why I stopped compromising with clients

by Andy Haynes  |  September 15/2014  |  , ,
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How compromise messed up a great relationship At times in my career I have found myself sitting across from a client trying to figure out how to resolve a sticky situation—one in which we seem to have completely opposite needs. …




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