Getting Started: The 7 Knows

Getting Started: The 7 Knows

Continuing the conversation of #WeAreWhatWeNeed, here are a few tips about how to hit the ground running. There’s nothing sweeter than landing that first gig. But you don’t want to spin your wheels. Wasted motion, for freelancers, is money lost. These 7 “knows” from Sara Horowitz's new...

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Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance for Freelancers

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance for Freelancers

As part of the Hurricane Sandy relief effort, freelancers are eligible for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance Program. So what does this mean?

For New York freelancers:
Eligible freelancers may be compensated up to $405/week through New York State’s Department of Labor. Here is the quick summary of who...

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Let's Get Together

Let's Get Together

It’s easy to feel isolated as a freelancer: head down, plugging away at your own desk, doing daily battle with clients. Solution: Build a community of support around you and your work.

Networking is not just a good business strategy—it’s a necessity to thrive. No one know...

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How to Stay Balanced

How to Stay Balanced

Finding focus and balance is important for all independent workers, especially when you’re glued to your computer or hunched over a pile of papers…or hunched over a pile of Downward Dogs all day. Many yogis are independent contractors and entrepreneurs themselves, building their own practice and navigating the...

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