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What’s Happening At Uncompany: an End of the Year Update.

Written December 27, 2019 by Maari Casey

An End of the Year Update and a Look Into What’s Coming in 2020.

Featured Freelancer: Gwynne Barry

Written December 17, 2019 by Maari Casey

Gwynne Barry is the Owner and Managing Director at Practical Supply Co. where she specializes in crafting strategic marketing solutions to achieve business objectives and accelerate growth. She is also December’s Featured Freelancer!

Featured Partner: Chad Collins (CPA)

Written November 27, 2019 by Maari Casey

A CPA is 100 percent necessary to legitimizing your freelance business and making sure you are up to speed on all things finance. We couldn’t run Uncompany without the help from our very own CPA Chad Collins.

Featured Freelancer: Adam Pyburn

Written November 25, 2019 by Maari Casey

Adam Pyburn is a Durham-based 2D & 3D motion designer with a background in video production and graphic design. We are proud to have him in our network.

Building + Finding A Freelance Tribe

Written November 14, 2019 by Maari Casey

As a freelancer, our tribe is most important. We do better with people and community around us. Your tribe should be full of people who you feel can see you at your most authentic, most messy, and most jerk-ass-ed-ness and still stick around.

Featured Partner: WAGER

Written October 21, 2019 by Maari Casey

Hear from Cynthia Carson: Founder & CEO of WAGER who is narrowing the wage and information gap by pairing professionals to have open and transparent compensation conversations.

Featured Freelancer: Karen Manganillo

Written October 18, 2019 by Maari Casey

Meet October’s Featured Freelancer Karen of KLP Designs. Karen is a triple threat (art direction, design & production) who thinks big picture but is obsessed with the details.

Featured Client: Lenovo

Written September 27, 2019 by Maari Casey

Uncompany has been working with Lenovo for over 3 years. Hear from Sarah Geary and Jeremy Swiller with Lenovo Global brand on their experiences working with Uncompany and it’s many freelancers.

Setting Your Rate

Written September 24, 2019 by Maari Casey

From hourly to day rates to project based and value based work, as freelancers there are multiple ways to price ourselves and our work. Here’s our advice for setting your perfect rate.

The Myth of Multi-tasking

Written September 17, 2019 by Maari Casey

Multi-tasking is a myth. Doing more than one task at the same is actually causing you to get less done and diminish the quality of your work. Don’t believe it to be true? Take our exercise now.