Freelancer Negotiation Skills (And Self-Employed Too)

There’s something funny about self-employment for a lot of folks who have multiple clients: Despite the fact that they’re good at what they do, they’re uncomfortable negotiating rates and contracts. Freelancer negotiation skills aren’t something that pop out of the ether like a magical...

New Promotions Coming To Amazon Associates May 2017

Amazon Associates, Amazon’s popular affiliate marketing program, is getting some new features this May. Several new promotions mean affiliate marketing sites have more opportunities to make money… and there are some changes to Amazon’s affiliate rules as well. If you’re unfamiliar with Amazon’s affiliate marketing...

24% Of Americans Make Money Online

24% of Americans reported earning money in the “gig economy” in 2015. A new study from the Pew Research Foundation says that the gig economy is bigger than we ever expected, and millions of Americans earn part-time or full-time income through services like Uber,...

Launching On Product Hunt: The Quick Guide

In the startup world, almost everyone's heard of Product Hunt. The site, which is dedicated to showing off interesting new apps and products, is one of the best ways to reach new customers, investors, and potential employees. But launching on Product Hunt--and being featured...

Creative Freelancer Personal Finance: The Podcast

Creative freelancers are designers, writers, musicians, artists, animators, photographers, and similar types. They are either self-employed or run their own business. Many creative freelancers have very particular money and personal finance concerns. And, crucially, they like spending more time being creative than shuffling paperwork. Xero’s awesome...

Amazon Affiliate Changes And New Rates For Amazon Associates: What To Know

Amazon Associates Affiliate Changes
Big changes are coming to the popular Amazon Associates program--and many entrepreneurs who make extra money through Amazon affiliate links are going to lose out. Amazon is making widespread changes to Amazon affiliate fees starting on March 1; these changes mean Amazon affiliate participants...