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Freelancers and the Art of Self-Isolation

Working from home and keeping your distance is nothing new to a lot of us. Learn from the pros: the VBOs. The global coronavirus outbreak has caused politicians and health officials around the world to direct citizens to shelter in place and practice social distancing. Business leaders are following suit and having their employees work […]

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Warning: Federal Legislation is on its Way

AB5 killed freelance careers in California. Now there’s a federal version coming for freelancers across the nation.If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ve probably heard about California’s disastrous Assembly Bill No. 5, which has pretty much put an end to the gig economy as we know it in the state. AB5 went into […]

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Ways to Make Money from Home

Check out these five interesting ways to make money from the comfort of your home.Gone are the days of being forced to commute to make money. Thanks to the internet, you can now earn income without having to leave the house. There are a lot of ways to make money from home, whether you’re looking […]

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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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