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Skillshare Succeeds by Focusing on Freelancers

How Skillshare boosted growth by helping VBOs learnYou’ve heard of Skillshare, right?  The online learning platform with nearly 30,000 classes in design, tech, business and more.  It’s like Netflix but for learning.  Since its 2010 launch, Skillshare attracted more than five million members who pay a small fee for access to its extensive course library. Last […]

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Your VBO Niche

Your VBO NicheHave heard the saying “There are Riches in Niches”.Is that still true? What is a niche? More importantly... What is a VBO Niche and how do I find mine? For starters, that saying has never been truer than today. In fact, it is not just a good idea to find a niche - your survival depends […]

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Don’t Just Sell, Tell Your Brand Story

Don’t Just Sell, Tell Your Brand StoryEveryone loves a great story. Storytelling is one of humankind’s longest, most revered pastimes. Stories appeal to us because they intrigue us and they inspire us. They help us relate to one another in a visceral and emotional way. Stories aren’t just for entertainment.  ​They’re also powerful tools in business. Brand […]

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5 Ways to Land Your First Freelance Client

5 Ways to Land Your First Freelance ClientSo, you’ve developed the skills you need to launch your work from home business, and you’re ready to start working.It’s time to land that first freelance client, but you have no idea where to begin. You’ve come to the right place. VBO Nation is the authority on all things VBO, […]

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Hiring Other VBOs: Getting it Right

Hiring Other VBOs: Getting it RightLearn how to build, and retain, your all-star VBO team.As your freelance business grows, the day may come when you’ll need to hire other virtual business owners, or freelancers, to take on larger clients and projects. When you get it right, bringing on other VBOs can create a win, win, win scenario […]

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