Category Archives for "Trends"

VBOs are Hiring Other VBOs

When people think of freelancers, they often picture an independent contractor or a solopreneur striking it out on their own. It doesn’t always work like that. Freelancers are highly collaborative, and they work together to get jobs done. VBO Nation is a great example. We’re a community built for VBOs by VBOs. Everything you see […]

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Five Freelancing Trends in 2019

I’ve been freelancing for the last four years, but I did a short stint in a traditional job last year and quickly realized everything that I’d lost. I was no longer forging my own path. I was following a routine that didn’t provide me with the things I needed to do my best work: time, […]

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Don’t Be A Turkey!

Here’s a quick story for you. From the day it is born, the turkey is taken care of and fed. In the last month before Thanksgiving, the portions actually increase. From the turkey’s perspective, life is good. It has been well taken care of, protected, and fed religiously. If it had to judge its future […]

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Five Steps to Maximize Your Earnings

Five Steps to Maximize your Earnings! So, you’ve decided to charge an hourly rate as a VBO (Virtual Business Owner). The question is: How much should you charge? For VBOs that are early to the game, that seems to be a fairly simple question. “At my old job I made twenty bucks an hour, so […]

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57 Million and Growing!

The VBO (Virtual Business Owner) movement is HUGE and growing.There are now over 57 million VBOs (Virtual Business Owners) in the U.S. By 2027 there will be more VBOs than workers. Regardless of whether you are in business or want to become a VBO, you’ll want to track this ground-shaking trend and learn more about […]

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