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Survey: 40% Of Self-Employed Pros Lack Retirement Savings

Most self-employed professionals wouldn’t trade their businesses for a traditional job—but many live with substantial financial risks as they fly solo, according to a survey being released today by FreshBooks, a provider of online accounting software for the self-employed.<p>Although a large majority …

How Long Lists Helped Me Brainstorm Better Creative Ideas

When I first started writing, I struggled with the most important part of being a writer: Sitting down, marshalling my thoughts, and actually doing …

Andy J. Miller: Quit Hiding Your Creative Talent and Let Out Your Inner Weird

As creatives, we experience deep insecurity when putting ourselves out there. We fear (sometimes rationally, more often irrationally) that our work …

A Spirited Model for the Digital Agency of Tomorrow

I recently read Digital Agency Owner Jules Ehrhardt’s State of the Digital Nation 2016. His thesis is that small independent agencies that can build …

10 Ways to Kick Self-Doubt in the Booty

I still struggle with self-doubt. If I had been able to see where I am now five years ago, I would smack myself and say “quit doubting yourself” and …

Infographic: Are Self-Employed Creative Professionals Thriving or Just Surviving?

At FreshBooks, creative professionals represent a large group of our customer base. Looking at their hourly rates, recent data on FreshBooks …

Resources & Advice for Small Business Owners — WordPress

Is Trump Really the Cause of Soaring Small Business Optimism?

A recent study by Gallup and Wells Fargo claimed that in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, small business owners are feeling optimistic. …

“Life Without Envy” Author Camille DeAngelis on Shifting Her Mindset, Finding Community

For those who write, create or compose for a living, negative self-talk and comparisons to others can wreak havoc on their mental health, their …

You Can File Your Taxes in Multiple Ways as an LLC Business—Here’s How

Many small businesses and sole proprietors ultimately transition to a Limited Liability Company (LLC) to protect their personal assets from risks …

Have the Tax Time Blues? 4 Ways to Make Tax Season Hassle-Free

As the dreaded tax season starts to set in, a lot of freelancers and small business owners are trying desperately to find every deduction and …

Home-Based Business Owners: 10 Tips to Ensure a Smooth Tax Season

The new year leaves you feeling with mixed emotions. You’re excited to start crossing off your resolutions, but you’re also nursing the lingering …

Personal Finance

Tax Knowledge Showdown: How Do Millennial Business Owners Compare to Other Generations?

Millennials have become a big force in the small business scene. Entering the workforce during a recession and a time of soaring, high education …

Terrible Tax Advice Exists—Here’s How to Spot It

How do you know you have a great accountant? He has a tax loophole named after him… All jokes aside, tax is a complex subject and, despite decades of …

First-Time Freelancers: Keep These Tips in Mind When Filing Your Business Taxes

For many new freelancers, tax time can be a rude awakening. For one, you may be used to receiving a big refund of all of the tax your employer …

How to Write Effective Emails that People Will Actually Read

Email is one of the noisiest places on the web. When people willingly sharing their email address with their favorite businesses, businesses often …

Customer Stories: Meet Justin Smith, Co-Founder of Experiant

The year was 2011. Justin Smith was the IT manager at a resort management company in Calgary when a lightbulb went off– why are enterprise-level IT …

Why Real Leaders Have Strong Egos (And That’s A Good Thing)

Understanding and developing your own ego doesn’t make you a narcissist, one writer argues. In fact, it’s a prerequisite to leadership.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of</i> Fast Company.<p>Ego tends to get a bad rap in leadership circles, and it’s …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Dec 16, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Contently: 5 Red Flags to Look for in a Contract “Telling an editor that …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Dec 9, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Seeking Wisdom on Medium: The Books I Recommend for the New Manager “I …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Dec 2, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Phrasee: The awesome glossary of email marketing terms “Email marketers …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Nov 25, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful TechCrunch: Instagram launches disappearing Live video and messages …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Nov 18, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Hitenism: Here’s The Content Marketing Assembly Line Based On a Survey …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Nov 11, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Priceonomics: The Evolution of Startups, As Told by Analyzing Company …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Nov 4, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful OpenView: 7 Content Types that Will Optimize Your Conversion Rate “You …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Oct 28, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Drift: Infographic: The Evolution of Sales Tools “…in order to prepare …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Oct 14, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Stéphanie Walter: Photoshop Style Guide .PSD (and workflow) “This is my …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Oct 21, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Harvard Business Review: 4 Steps to Having More “Aha” Moments “People …

Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Oct 7, 2016

We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week. Newsy and Resourceful Hiten Shah: The Five Most Critical Mistakes Founders Make When Raising …

Meet Chris Roy, CEO and Co-Owner of Namaste Interactive

From a boardroom in LA to a beach in Maui, Chris Roy’s entrepreneurial journey is as inspiring as it is fascinating. After living through the rat …