The Rise of Independent Worker Teams: Fiverr's Studios and Upwork's Agency Experience

Small Business Labs

" The boutique agencies Upwork refers to are small service firms, most of which utilize freelancers as part of their project teams.  These services also illustrate how the shift to cloud computing is creating new forms, structures and ways of doing business.

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Is It Possible To Find High Quality CBD?

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CBD products come in many different forms. Without the watchful eye of the FDA, industry standards are not subject to the strict rules of government agency beyond legal levels of THC. CBD, shorthand for cannabidiol, is one of the fastest growing yet most misunderstood cannabis products.

2019 242

Building A Startup: What Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

Dumb Little Man

There are deadlines, people to find, marketing agencies to meet, and prices to negotiate. This is survival of the fittest in its most corporate form. It’s July 2003 and you’re a sophomore Harvard student named Mark Zuckerberg.

2019 202

Can You Become A Police Officer With Bad Credit Or Bankruptcy On Your Credit Report?

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Law enforcement agencies may consider an applicant with financial burdens to be more likely to swipe cash during a residential alarm search. You need to take steps to obtain some form of credit.

2019 220

Academic Studies Show Gig Economy Larger Than Government Data Suggests

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Households,  reported that 31% of Americans do some form of gig work and that gig work income was important to many. Several papers related to the gig economy presented last week at the American Economic Association annual meeting caught our eye. 

2019 227

How Tech Can Protect Your Home From Hail Damage

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In July 2010, an astonishingly large, naturally forming hailstone was recorded in the United States. Among some of the most unpredictable of weather events, hail can happen virtually anywhere by forming within the lower levels of thunderstorm clouds.

2019 208

Can You Go To Jail For Credit Card Debt?

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There are over 6,000 debt collection agencies in the United States alone, and roughly one in three people have a debt that is in collections. Federal Reserve found that 46% of Americans have some form of credit card debt. Can you go to jail for credit card debt?

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

Small Business Labs

Joe Pulizzi: I believe that some time next year there is going to be talk of this happening, and it will be consummated some time in 2019. They really talk about different forms of content creation, from audio, to textual, to video.

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