Upwork's 2017 Freelancing in America Study

Small Business Labs

Upwork and the Freelancers Union released their 2017 Freelancing in America study last week. The key finding is the estimated number of freelancers continued to grow in 2017, reaching 57.3 million in 2017.  million in 2017 from 19.1

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PWC's 2017 Sharing Economy Predictions

Small Business Labs

According to the accounting and consulting giant PWC, 2017 will be another high growth year for the sharing economy.   This is just one of 10 sharing economy predictions they released last week in their article Find out what's next for the sharing economy in our 2017 predictions.

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Have you missed the content from June 2017?

Practically Perfect PA

Have you missed the content from June 2017? June’s blog posts: JUNE 28, 2017 Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World. JUNE 23, 2017 Technology of the week: Join.me. JUNE 21, 2017 New speakers for the Virtual Summit. JUNE 9, 2017 Technology of the week: Feedly.

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2017 Top 10 Pet Product Trends

Small Business Labs

Package Facts recently released their list of 10 Pet Product Trends to Watch in 2017.    Key quote from their press release: From leather collars to fur-lined carriers and orthopedic bedding, there's no shortage of innovative and human-inspired products trending in the U.S.

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The Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

The theme for Assist 2017 is ‘The Assistant Tool Kit’ What is the Assistant tool kit? Every assistant has their own unique tool kit and during Assist 2017 we will show you how you can take yours to the next level. Assist 2017 is not just for UK based assistants!

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Black Friday through Cyber Monday 2017: WordPress Deals Your Website Will Love!

Eco-Office Gals

The post Black Friday through Cyber Monday 2017: WordPress Deals Your Website Will Love! I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving! I have so much to be thankful for, including Eco-Office Gals.

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A business case for the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Conference 2017. The post A business case for the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Next year’s Assist Conference kicks off on Friday 24th February in London and I am just putting the final touches to the programme.

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9 Stats About Small Business Digital Marketing in 2017

Dumb Little Man

This report details the online marketing data for 2017 and compares it to the data taken from HubShout’s 2016, 2015, and 2014 surveys. When asked to predict how their clients’ budgets will change in 2017, 63% of respondents replied that they expected online marketing expenditure to increase. See Also: The 5 Internet Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2017. What’s in store for 2017? The 2017 Outlook.

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Forecasts: 2017 the Year Corporations Embrace the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Based on the 2017 trends forecasts we've been reading, corporations are going to actively expand their use of contingent labor in 2017. Forbes' 10 HR Trends For 2017 :  The workforce of the future won’t be all full time employees.

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The RideShare Guy's 2017 Driver Survey

Small Business Labs

The RideShare Guy released their  2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics.    It has lots of interesting data on those who drive for services like Uber and Lyft. 

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How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017

Dumb Little Man

In 2017, this is the simplest way to increase Instagram followers. So, this was my take on the five practical tips to increase Instagram followers in 2017. The post How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Conference 2017. The post Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. We have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month. We are offering one lucky reader the chance to attend the Assist Conference for free.

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Create Your Own Eco Bedroom for Summer 2017

Eco-Office Gals

The post Create Your Own Eco Bedroom for Summer 2017 appeared first on Eco-Office Gals. Summer has officially begun! School’s out on summer break, so it’s time to spend and spend some outdoor fun with the kids—pool parties, picnics, barbeques, you name it!

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Free Coaching Call:January 2017

Eat Your Career

In case you missed it, I hosted my first monthly free coaching call of 2017 earlier this week! Another call will take place on February 7, 2017. The post Free Coaching Call: January 2017 appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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Gartner's Top Trends for 2017

Small Business Labs

  Gartner, the large technology analyst firm, has already released multiple 2017 trends lists.    Below is their list of the top technology trends for 2017. Gartner also released a 2017 Top 10 Strategic Predictions list. It's that time of year again.

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BCG, Sodexo and Mercer on 2017 Global Trends

Small Business Labs

These three large and influential firms all recently released 2017 global trends reports.    Because of this, their report - The 2017 Global Workplace Trends Report  - focuses on workplace trends. 

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Bulldog Reporter publishes my article about Video Marketing in 2017

Andrea Kalli

Another great publisher picked up my article – “ Why All Businesses Should Be Using Video in 2017 to Grow Their Business ” was picked up by Bulldog Reporter – https://www.bulldogreporter.com/why-all-businesses-should-be-using-video-in-2017-to-grow-their-business/. The post Bulldog Reporter publishes my article about Video Marketing in 2017 appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant.

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5 Inexpensive Small Business Ideas For 2017

Small Business CEO

In 2017, small business is booming for those willing to invest their time and energy. … Entrepreneurs 2017 small business ideasStarting up a small business is not as complicated as one might initially believe.

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2017 Rural and Small Town Trends (and Webinar)

Small Business Labs

Tomorrow Becky McCray  is hosting a webinar of 2017 rural and small town trends.    Becky is the founder and publisher of the rural small business site Small Biz Survival.

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2017 TrendsWatch from the Center for the Future of Museums

Small Business Labs

The Center for the Future of Museums released their annual trends report, TrendsWatch 2017.    This is one of our favorite trends publications and we read it front to back. This year's report has 5 chapters: A Mile in My Shoes: closing the empathy deficit.

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Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2017

Small Business Labs

This digital transformation will continue to accelerate in 2017 and SMBs who do not keep up with the pace of change will be increasingly disadvantaged. We agree with Elaine that this growing trend will accelerate in 2017. This shift will continue to grow in 2017.

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Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2017

Daily Writing Tips

The Oxford Dictionaries recently publicized its Word of the Year for 2017 and the runner-up shortlist, and the selections, and a comparison of them with those of Merriam-Webster, are intriguing. Original post: Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2017.

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Administrative Professionals Day 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration

Office Dynamics

This is the time of year the administrative profession gets a lot of attention with the last week of April traditionally being Administrative Professionals Week and this year (2017) Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 26, 2017. You must register for Building A Star Partnership One-Day Workshop by April 10, 2017. The post Administrative Professionals Day 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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The Future of SEO – Predictions and Premonitions That Will Dominate 2017

Dumb Little Man

2017 has already seen its fair share of failed resolutions. But today, we will give you a glimpse of some of the most effective SEO resolutions for 2017 that are bound to turn the fates of your websites and blogs around. 2017 will also be dominated by mobile apps.

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6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Valentine’s day is just around the corner and if you are a man who hasn’t figured out the best Valentine’s gift for her yet, now is probably the right time to narrow down your choices.

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Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eat Your Career

This is what I learned about career success from my 2017 solar eclipse experience. The post Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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Top 10 Best Mobile Accessories To Carry With You 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post Top 10 Best Mobile Accessories To Carry With You 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Whether you are frequently outdoors for business or you simply like traveling, bringing some essential gadgets with you can help ensure not only your comfort but safety, too. However, with so many items to choose from, picking out the most important ones can be tricky. You can end up spending a lot of hours just packing your things.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (April 2017)

Eat Your Career

Read the article here >> The post Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (April 2017) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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7 Smart Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Develop Their Own Mobile Apps This 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 7 Smart Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Develop Their Own Mobile Apps This 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. You won’t believe how much a mobile app can change your small business. Over the years, more and more people are getting hooked on mobile purchases.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views January 6, 2017

Eat Your Career

The post Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views January 6, 2017 appeared first on Eat Your Career. This post is part of a series in which I share some of my favorite Internet finds (related to career advancement and professional development) from the past week. Enjoy!

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Start a Freelance Writing Career in 2017

Daily Writing Tips

Today we are launching the 2017 edition of our Freelance Writing Course. Original post: Start a Freelance Writing Career in 2017. Every year more and more businesses discover the potential of the Internet, websites and social networks to generate leads, customers and sales.

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Creative Small Business Ideas For 2017

Small Business CEO

Here is a quick look into a few stellar small business ideas for 2017.… Entrepreneurs decide to set out on their own in the world for many different reasons.

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What are The Fastest Growing Industries for 2017 and Why?

Small Business CEO

Here are three of the biggest growth industries to get into in 2017: Cosmetic procedures & plastic surgery. In a world increasingly dominated by interconnective technology, emerging industries are creating new markets and investment opportunities almost every day.

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How to Cut Your Workload in 2017

On The Job

What are some ways you plan to improve your work/life balance in 2017 Most of us take time off around the holidays, and it's a good time to reflect about what we do -- and do not -- want to do in the coming new year. Be healthier? Spend more time with family and friends? Do better in our jobs?

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Global Coworking Forecast: 30,000 Spaces and 5.1 Million Members by 2022

Small Business Labs

  As the chart below (click to enlarge) shows, we’re forecasting that the number of global coworking spaces will grow from 14,411 in 2017 to just over 30,000 in 2022. million in 2017 to 5.1 We recently released our new coworking forecast for 2018-2022. 

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This Old Marketing Farewell Episode: Sometimes the End Is a Beginning

Small Business Labs

That purchase will, of course, be 21st Century Fox ( Editor’s note: This deal was confirmed on December 14, 2017)… I think it’s a great deal – it’s the reunion of Marvel.

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Evergreen Content Marketing Strategies That Still Work in 2017

Small Business CEO

A lot of posts online define evergreen content marketing, but they don’t really offer any real strategies to use. Evergreen marketing at its core simply means using strategies that won’t go stale quickly.

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3 Proven Growth Strategies for Law Firms in 2017

Small Business CEO

Software is an integral part of a law firm’s marketing campaign, and there’s a lot new and established firms can do in 2017 to expand their reach, bring in new clients and make more money. Law firms need to stay at the forefront of marketing to expand and grow.

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Job Growth Slowed in 2017; Implications for the Economy in 2018

Small Business Labs

economy created fewer jobs in 2017 than in 2016 and economic growth was moderate.  job growth slowed in 2017 to an average of 171,000 jobs created per month, down from an average of 186,000 jobs created each month in 2016. 2017 was also had the lowest U.S.

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10 reasons to attend Assist 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few months I have been busy behind the scenes working on the programme for Assist 2017. You will leave Assist 2017 with practical knowledge that you can immediately put into practice back in the office. Assist Conference 2017.

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