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9 05, 2017

Freelance Management Is A $3bn Opportunity For Advertising Agencies

By | 2017-05-09T12:32:03+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Development, How-To, Remote Work|0 Comments

Following the great feedback I received from my last two posts on the changing face of the advertising agency industry, namely Advertising Agency BRIC Expansion Without The Fixed Costs and Advertising Agencies Hiring 1,000,000 Freelancers. Are You Onboard?, I now want to share some some insights into the scale of the changes we're witnessing right now. Many small, [...]

9 05, 2017

Gain a Competitive Edge by Hiring the Right Freelancer. But How?

By | 2017-05-15T11:13:35+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Is it good news that more than ⅓ of adults classify themselves as freelancers? If you are a creative agency seeking quality freelance talent, the answer isn’t so simple. There’s no shortage of freelancers out there, but how do you ensure you hire the right one that can bring a competitive edge and an exceptional [...]

9 05, 2017

How NOT To Manage Your (OnDemand) Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T08:23:47+00:00 May 9th, 2017|How-To, Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Unfortunately, hiring a talented handpicked freelancer doesn’t mean your needs will automatically be met. There are certain actions you need to take (or avoid) in order to ensure a productive working relationship. As with your full-time employees, you need to manage your freelancers, and you need to manage them effectively. Managing handpicked freelancers can be [...]

9 05, 2017

Why 50% of the agency staff will be freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T06:20:59+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Why are ⅓ of Americans now classified as Independent Workers? And why are hand-selected, quality freelancers proving to be so valuable to companies that already have an established, well-paid workforce? Companies that hire freelancers aren’t just cutting costs, they are reaping benefits across the board. In fact, outsourcing projects isn’t just a solution, it’s the [...]

9 05, 2017

The Ingredient Your Remote Team Is Missing: Connections

By | 2017-05-09T05:49:59+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Remote Work|0 Comments

65% of large companies outsource content creation and 44% overall outsource B2B content creation, according to the latest content marketing statistics. For those businesses that hire freelance writers as regular, consistent contributors, a big mistake they are making is not encouraging their freelance writers to network with each other. Yes, it's true that freelancers are [...]

9 05, 2017

The Benefits of Creative Communication With Your Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T05:47:22+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Most businesses focus on making the messaging they use with their customers perfect. But when it comes to those who work for the business, not so much. If you are bored to tears reading internal memos, proposals, and other communications, chances are, your recipients are as well. In this post, we're going to look at [...]

9 05, 2017

“Should I Hire a Freelancer or Employee?”

By | 2017-05-09T05:35:37+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Remote Work|0 Comments

When it comes to getting specific tasks done, businesses have two choices – hire a freelancer or hire an employee. Both options have their own specific benefits, and sometimes it’s hard to choose which one to go with. In this post, we’re going to look at the benefits of hiring a freelancer vs. an employee, [...]

6 05, 2017

5 Tips to Properly Track Freelance Spend

By | 2017-05-06T11:05:03+00:00 May 6th, 2017|How-To, Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

As more agencies increase their freelance workforce knowing how to track freelance spend has become more difficult than ever. Different day rates and working patterns make freelance spending more unpredictable than salaries, and in the rush to finish a big project that spending can spiral out of control. There are now more freelancers on the market [...]