15 creatives you should follow on Instagram Stories

With our shortening attention spans, it can be tough to find the daily dose of inspiration, tips or tactics from fellow creatives that we crave. Fortunately, many leverage visual platforms like YouTube, Vine, Snapchat and Instagram to share their stories in short-form formats. And now there’s another visual story-telling channel on the scene: Instagram Stories. […]

7 tips to avoid bad freelance hires

A bad hire can be detrimental to your productivity, flow and worst of all, budget. That’s one of the reasons why hiring freelancers makes so much sense for growing a business. Hiring on a contract basis allows for flexibility for both parties. If you hire the right freelancer, you’ll be able to work with them […]

A guide to insurance for US freelancers

With all the perks of running your own freelance business, comes a few sacrifices. There are more advantages – flexibility, control of your schedule, creative independence – than disadvantages. But being self-employed means you’re responsible for finding and paying for your own healthcare and insurance. Good news is, as more people turn to freelance and […]

A freelancer’s guide to Portland

Portland, Oregon is quickly becoming a top destination for tech and remote workers and it’s easy to see why. Most often described as “pleasant,” the city offers tons of nature and greenery, great food, plenty of trendy coffee shops, and pleasant weather. Although housing costs are increasing, it’s still a relatively affordable place to live […]