Faced with the cancellations of many of their spring orders, Geraldine Keough and Linsday Smith dived into manufacturing.
Wade Forbes can stay focused on his unusual career in “sketchnoting,” because he outsources management of his operations to a specialized provider.
When Dan Mezheritzky started his personal training business, Fitness on the Go, he didn’t have to worry about challenges like a global pandemic that would shut down many gyms. His solution to the constraints of COVID-19 ended up growing his business.
As the pandemic continues, many companies are likely to reduce their reliance on full-time employees and increase their use of flexible talent, like freelancers, temps and part-timers—as in the last recession. Here’s what top freelancers are seeking in their clients.
Visa is offering $100,000 in grants to U. S.-based, black-women-owned businesses as part of a series of new initiatives to support small businesses and assist them in coping with the pandemic.
Joey Healy built his New York City salon to $1 million in revenue as a solopreneur, then grew it beyond that. When the pandemic stopped him from working with clients directly, he tapped his creative instincts to find a new path forward.
Freelancers are likely to find themselves in more demand in the future, with 47% of hiring managers more likely to hire independent professionals since the COVID-19 crisis than the were in the future, according to new research by the giant freelance platform Upwork.
Gallup finds that 44 million people are self-employed in new data for Intuit’s QuickBooks.
Dan Faggella, 32, who founded the million-dollar, one-person e-commerce site Science of Skill, now consults with B2B clients on using AI and automation. Here are his ideas on how microbusinesses can do more with less–and thrive–right now.