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Improve Your Business Skills With O’Reilly Media

Self-employed? Work in tech? O’Reilly Media has some great resources for improving your business skills. O’Reilly Media is a well-known tech book publisher, online learning service, and conference organizer that’s helpful for everything from learning new programming languages to scaling engineering businesses. Here are a few...

Cushion App For Freelancers Adds New Features

Cushion App For Freelancers
Cushion, a popular freelancer productivity app, is adding some new functionality. Users can now track their time (in beta), see breakdowns of their work day-by-day, export invoices, and integrate Stripe payments. Cushion App: Designed For Freelancer Forecasting Cushion is a low-cost ($5-$10/month) service designed to help...

Shopify Card Reader & POS Hardware 101

Shopify is one of the most popular payment processors around. The company, whose software fuels hundreds of thousands of online stores, has something new: A credit card reader for in-person transactions. The new Shopify Chip & Swipe Reader is US$29, seamlessly integrates with Shopify POS,...

Seasonal Stress: Managing Boom And Bust Cycles For Freelancers

In a perfect world, freelancers would have steady work from grateful clients. There would never be too little work to make ends meet, and there would never be too much work to humanly handle. Surprise! We don’t live in a perfect world. Freelancing is notorious for...

Patreon Plugins For WordPress & Mailchimp: The Complete Guide

Patreon is one of the most popular crowdfunding platforms around. The easy-to-set up service helps content creators (writers, artists, musicians, comedians, academics… anyone!) receive monthly donations from fans and followers. Creators earn money via Patreon, and subscribers receive exclusive content from creators. Everyone wins. The...

“Help Me, I’m Poor” – Why Everything Costs More When You’re Broke

When you’re poor, everything costs more. It might not make sense, but toilet paper, auto insurance, and even college are more expensive when you don’t have money. Ironically, it’s easier to save money when you already have money in your pocket. Here’s why. "Help Me, I'm...