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...

Independent Contractor Advice From SXSW

There are a ton of 1099 workers out there who are paid as independent contractors. If you’re reading this, in fact, there are pretty good odds you’re paid by 1099. But getting paid by 1099 means that you have to work a bit harder...

S-Corporations For Freelancers: Pros And Cons

Freelancing is great, whether you're a sole proprietor or operating a S Corporation or LLC. The flexibility of making your own hours, the freedom of picking and choosing your clients, the joy of paperwork and figuring out your taxes... Yeah, scratch that last part. That part...

Freelancers: Don’t Forget Your Project’s Value To The Client

I had an interesting conversation with a fellow self-employed type the other day. As so many other 1099 talks do, the chat turned to how much we charge for projects. My friend had a very common problem--he was trying to figure out a fair price...

Coping With Freelance Stress

Coping With Freelance Stress
Working as a freelance writer can be hard sometimes. I know this well--I’ve been working in the journalism salt mines for over a decade at this point. But it can be even harder explaining just why freelancing is so frustrating to outsiders. That’s why I’m...

SXSW On 1099s And W-2s

I went to a very interesting panel at SXSW 2017. (10)99 Problems and W-2s Ain't One was all about a topic near and dear to Almost Millions’ heart: The 1099 economy and how self-employed workers can prosper when they’re working on their own. The panel...