The Insider: Freelance Entrepreneurs

15 Top Perks of Entrepreneurship

From the freedom to define your own success to the ability to travel without getting the boss's permission, 15 entreprneurs share their favorite part of being business owners.

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Kick-Start Your Independent Career: 5 Tips for Millennials

Shama Kabani shares 5 key tips to help the growing number of Gen Y freelancers, solopreneurs and consultants succeed in their independent careers.

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YEC Member Spotlight: Nathalie Lussier, Founder of Nathalie Lussier Media

Nathalie Lussier offers some wisdom for fellow entrepreneurs, including why focusing on your personal life first might actually be the key to fueling your business' growth.

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12 Strategies to Keep Virtual Employees On Task

Managing virtual employees has gotten a lot easier thanks to some nifty cloud-based project management tools, but entrepreneurs still have to keep tabs on remote team members.

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Lifestyle Business vs. Startup: 7 Things to Think About

Instead of building a startup or just another 9-5 -- and working harder than anyone else -- consider building a lifestyle business instead. Here's why.

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7 Lessons From Bootstrapping a $15M Lifestyle Business

It took Vishen Lakhiani several years, mulitple failures and a good deal of anxiety to figure out that the only way to build the business of your dreams is to ignore 99% of the conventional advice.

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From Side Job to IWearYourShirt.com: A Startup Story

If you find yourself incredibly excited about your side gig and not your 9-to-5, you're probably onto something, as Jason Sadler quickly found out.

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How to Land More Clients With Persuasive Fees (Infographic)

A new infographic by Bidsketch outlines how the right offer can bring in more revenue for freelancers and consultants.

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How to Turn a Profit From That "Stupid Idea"

Honestly, there is no such thing as a stupid idea. Caitlin McCabe shares how to reposition that "stupid" business concept into a lucrative plan with multiple byproducts and revenue streams.

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10 Low-Cost Businesses to Start on the Side

Whether still in school or stuck at a 9-to-5, pick up one of these 10 side gigs, each with low overhead and wide profit opportunities.

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5 Ways to Apply Entrepreneurship Principles to Any Career

Is your day job boring? Start thinking like an entrepreneur, attacking problems with creativity and innovation. You'll be surprised how far you can go!

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Are You the Next Instagram? How to Create a Purpose-Driven UX

Companies with products that solve problems don't last, but brands that create purpose-driven user experiences stay top-of-mind with customers for good.

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How Online Entrepreneurs Can Create a Supportive Ecosystem

Just because you're location-independent -- or working from home -- doesn't mean you don't need a community to help your business thrive.

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How to Hire and Manage a Remote Startup Team

Is your team ready to leave the office and go virtual? If you get the logistics right, remote work can actually make your business more productive.

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Lessons in Freelancing: Diversify Your Client Base!

Freelancers have to diversify -- or risk losing it all. Steph Auteri gives us the blow-by-blow on how she expanded her client base (and profits).

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How to Overcome the Hurdles of Nomadic Entrepreneurship

You always told yourself you'd travel the world after giving up your cubicle and starting your own business. But did you plan for the challenges you'd face?

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10 Tips for Using Your Blog to Launch a Business

Yes, it's possible to turn your blog into your business launch pad, but only if you do right by your readership. Here's how.

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15 Signs Your Prices Are Way Too Low

Are your prices a good deal -- or just crazy low? Read the 15 tell-tale signs that it's time to charge more for your product or service.

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How to Master the Arts of Negotiation and Delegation

Negotiating and delegating are two of the most important business skills you can have -- but they're also the hardest to master.

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Why You Should Fight for Your Right to Side Projects

Who said you have to get all your professional fulfillment (and income) from your day job? Ryan Stephens makes the case for side projects.

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