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December 9, 2021

STATE OF INDEPENDENCE 2021

MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2021, one of the finest annual reports about the U.S. freelance economy, has just been released. The number of full-time independents (or freelancers) has jumped to 17M in 2021, the largest increase in a decade.

The full PDF report titled The Great Realization also covers significant trends like creator economy, digital nomads, freelancers’ well-being, confidence, and earnings (independents earning over $100K grew whopping 30%).

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December 7, 2021

FORGET THE CAREER LADDER. START CREATING ASSETS!

We are proud to announce the first-ever release of a talk from our Freelance Friends event series via our brand new YouTube channel and podcast 🎉

Mark McGuinness is a world-known coach for creative professionals, author of several books, and The 21st Century Creative podcast host. The topic of his talk? Forget the career ladder. Start creating assets!

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December 6, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK…

New York City sues L’Officiel Magazine on behalf of two dozen freelancers who did not get paid for their work. This and similar suits have been enabled by a 2017 law called the Freelance Isn’t Free Act championed by the Freelancers Union.

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December 3, 2021

BULLETPROOF COFFEE

Need a little push today at work? Try Bulletproof coffee, aka butter or keto coffee, a trending drink for supporting brain health and performance.

The original recipe was intended to be a part of a keto diet, but it soon spun a myriad of variants. Our home favorite is coffee made in a French press, mixed with a spoon of quality coconut oil, a cup of milk and a speck of cinnamon in a blender. Cheers! ☕

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December 1, 2021

REACHING PEOPLE ON THE INTERNET IN 2021

Here’s the most entertaining invitation to a newsletter — ever 💌 The original comics Reaching people on the internet in 2021, by Oatmeal.

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November 29, 2021

THE PARISIAN AGENCY

An entrepreneurial family of elite real-estate brokers specialized in exquisite Parisian properties — that’s all you need to know about the new TV documentary series The Parisian Agency on Netflix (available with subtitles, IMDb 7.2/10).

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November 26, 2021

LINKEDIN FREELANCE SERVICES

LinkedIn rolled out its freelance services marketplace globally, TechCrunch reports. Freelancers can now add provided services to their profile, request reviews from their clients, etc.

However, the new feature is still in its infancy and far from being competitive enough to take Fiverr or Upwork head-on. Also, the profiles are only visible to signed-in LinkedIn users.

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November 24, 2021

INFLATION VS. FREELANCERS

What freelancers need to know about inflation — according to a Freelancers Union’s blog post.

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November 23, 2021

PITCHING CONTEST

We have screened 500+ news items to compile the next week’s issue of our Freeletter — a monthly newsletter for all freelancers!

This time, you will all have an opportunity to win a free 3-year Freelancing.eu membership by pitching your freelance business 🏆 Make sure to be subscribed.

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November 22, 2021

WHAT IS AN NFT?

There’s a huge hype surrounding so-called NFTs, but what exactly are they? That’s the question — addressed in an explainer article What is an NFT and Why Should Creators Care?

“The simplest way to think about the difference between fungible tokens, like Bitcoin or Ethereum, versus non-fungible tokens like NFTs is: Cryptocurrencies = currency (or money) and NFTs = goods.”

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