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7 Actions Freelancers Should Take to Survive Coronavirus

Ensure that you take these steps to insulate yourself against COVID-19-related profit loss.It pretty much goes without saying, the coronavirus has taken the world by storm. More than 166 countries and territories have been affected across the globe, and incidence rates are increasing everyday. As government leaders encourage social distancing and businesses close their doors, […]

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How to Protect Yourself as a Freelancer

Steps you can take to ensure you’re not railroaded by new laws surrounding freelancers.California’s AB5 took effect on January 1st, and it has serious implications for virtual business owners and freelancers in the area. Similar legislation is coming to several other states. And Congress is currently contemplating comparable legislation with H.R. 2474 as well. The […]

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Freelancers Overwhelmingly Oppose AB5

Is AB5 helpful or harmful? The poll results are in.Freelancers in California were hit with Assembly Bill No. 5 in January, and the bill, which aims to classify a broad class of independent workers as employees, has ended up threatening the livelihoods of freelancers and virtual business owners across the state.Freelancers and VBOs in California […]

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10 Creative Ways to Make Money Online

Do away with the mundane — check out these 10 creative ways to bring in some extra money from home.As the title suggests, these are 10 creative ways to make a little extra money from home. Some of these can earn you a living if done correctly, but most will likely only provide some extra […]

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AB5: What Does It Mean To You? (For VBOs)

Here’s everything you need to know about AB5, and how it will impact your future.California VBOs are currently in crisis. Assembly Bill No. 5, also known as the ‘Gig Worker Bill’ has pretty much made freelancing impossible if not outright illegal for many VBOs across the state. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez authored AB5. Governor Gavin Newsom […]

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Time Blocks to Increase Efficiency

Time Blocks to Increase Efficiency

Use these time blocks to make your days more productive.Time management is essential for every virtual business owner. Freelancers work differently than their traditionally-employed counterparts because they don’t have a boss lurking over their shoulders to check their productivity. As a VBO, you are your own boss. There’s no one else to keep you within […]

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