5 Quick Tips for Better Office Organization Right Now

Organizing your office is a great way to increase your productivity and generally make things easier to find. Unfortunately, getting organized is often seen as a major undertaking. This may make you put off really getting organized because you don’t have time to really dive into a big overhaul. Does it have to be that big of a job, though? … Read More

Billing Questions: Should You Go Hourly, Per Project or Flat Rate?

Billing Questions- Should You Go Hourly, Per Project or Flat Rate

Figuring out billing can be one of the hardest parts of being an independent contractor. When you bid on a job, there’s always the question of how you would like to handle billing. Do you want to work hourly, or should you bill for the entire project? What about setting up a flat rate billing option? It’s a lot to … Read More

Are You a Freelancer or a Business Owner?

There is some contention in certain circles about the word “freelancer.” Some people gladly use the word to describe themselves, while others avoid it whenever possible. Those who make it clear that they aren’t “freelancers” often describe themselves as “business owners” or “contractors” or some similar term. There are even a few people who have completely different descriptors for themselves … Read More