Posts tagged running an online business
How to Tell You Need Your First Virtual Assistant

Hey there! Time for your outsourcing tip of the week. This is an easy one. Many people hesitate about hiring their first virtual assistant because they think, I don’t have the money for that, I don’t have the time to train this person. It’s actually valuable, though, to view that person as an investment rather than as an expense. 

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Beware "Freelance" Clients Treating You Like an Employee

Have you ever had a client that pushed your personal boundaries big time? 

In the U.S., it is illegal for someone to hire you as an independent contractor (i.e. you signed a W9 and are being given a 1099 each year) and then treat you like an employee.

While it might seem like there are clear lines because you call someone a freelancer or contractor, this post draws your attention to instances where the lines might not be so clear.

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