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How hiring other freelancers made me a better freelancer
How hiring other freelancers made me a better freelancer
During my second year as a freelancer, I was slammed with work. To lessen my load, I decided I’d hire someone who could help me proofread and research a batch of articles. I thought that finding a freelancer to fit the bill would be a cinch. After...
Taxes 101 for new business owners
Taxes 101 for new business owners
Taxes. Few would call them fun or easy, but they’re an especially daunting subject for new entrepreneurs. Most folks get the hang of doing their own individual taxes quickly and easily since they’re relatively simple and it’s easy to get advice...
Selling at craft fairs, maker shops, and pop-up stores
Selling at craft fairs, maker shops, and pop-up stores
The shop small movement is going strong. According to data released in late November 2018, U.S. consumers spent an estimated $17.8 billion (a record high) at independent retailers and restaurants. This upward trend has been gaining momentum since...

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Simple ways to deal with cash flow gaps
Simple ways to deal with cash flow gaps
During my first full year of freelancing, I lost three of my main clients within a week. In turn, my monthly earnings sank from $6,000 to about $2,000. As I was earning a mere fraction of what I needed to get by, I panicked. I wasn’t earning enough...
How entrepreneurs can respond to the coronavirus pandemic
How entrepreneurs can respond to the coronavirus pandemic
Within the past couple of weeks, communities across the U.S. have taken swift and drastic action to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Schools have been closed, events canceled, and businesses have changed their day-to-day operations. In times...
Managing your time when you're self-employed
Managing your time when you're self-employed
Back when I worked 9-to-5 and in between jobs, I’d go to a nearby coffee shop and work on my passion project: my fiction. With complete control over my schedule, I’d work whenever the mood struck. I had the freedom to take a midday lunch break to...

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Meet the founder of Hey Puppy
Meet the founder of Hey Puppy
Some say that to succeed as an entrepreneur, you have to be passionate about the work that you’re doing. Claudia Monge, founder of Hey Puppy, has a passion for puppies and is using that passion to tap into the growing pet industry. Just last year...
Making time for career development as a freelancer
Making time for career development as a freelancer
Back when I had a day job as a proofreader at a small publisher, it became obvious that our company sorely needed a social media and content marketing plan. Besides a simple business website, the publisher had essentially zero web presence. My colleague...
A spotlight on Azlo ecommerce entrepreneurs
A spotlight on Azlo ecommerce entrepreneurs
For the holiday sales season, we wrote a series of posts to help entrepreneurs with ecommerce businesses: we covered core strategies for making the season a success, how to use digital payment tools to increase sales, and smart ways to automate your...

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Equity Crowd Funding 101
Equity Crowd Funding 101
Looking to scale your business and need access to capital? Under the Jobs Act, you can now access capital directly from the public. Learn how some companies have raised $1 million dollars for their ventures through equity crowdfunding. During this...
Prepare For Tax Season And Maximize New Small Business Tax Benefits
Prepare For Tax Season And Maximize New Small Business Tax Benefits
Azlo teamed up with Certified Public Accountant, Jay Holmes - Quickbooks Pro Advisor and principal at Blueback Accounting for this webinar that covers: The basics of setting up your accounting system and tools to use for a seamless proces s. ...
Making Sense Of Small Business Insurance
Making Sense Of Small Business Insurance
Choosing the right small business insurance can be overwhelming but it is a critical way to protect your personal and business assets. In this webinar, our guest, Adam Kiefer a veteran insurance expert and owner of Talage, will guide you through the...

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