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How To Find The Right Freelance Management System For Your NeedsĀ 

Written April 21, 2023 by Amanda Saber

Once you start working with freelancers, you’ll want an effective Freelance Management System. The right FMS will be the difference between muddling through and making it work seamlessly.

Hate Conflict? Here’s How To Handle It With Your Clients.

Written March 27, 2023 by Amanda Saber

No one likes conflict. But handling it with your clients doesn’t have to be a major source of stress to your freelance business. A few proactive steps and some simple guidelines can keep most conflict at bay.

How To Constructively Resolve Conflict With Your Freelancers

Written March 13, 2023 by Amanda Saber

Proactive measures can prevent most conflict with freelancers, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still come up. Follow these strategies to reduce conflict and resolve it for good.

How To Effectively Manage Your Freelance Team

Written February 13, 2023 by Amanda Saber

Managing a freelance team alongside a full-time staff requires a unique set of skills. Learn how to avoid three common mistakes managers make when working with freelancers.

Worried About Your Budget? Spend Smarter By Using Freelancers.

Written January 26, 2023 by Amanda Saber

As businesses consider their 2023 staffing needs, they should be including freelancers in their long-term plans. The cost savings and flexibility of working with an adaptive staff are unmatched.

Celebrating our Wins: A Feel-Good Ticket to Success

Written December 21, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Before you hit that end-of-year rush and start focusing on new goals for next year, be sure to stop and celebrate all you accomplished THIS year. We’re sharing just a few of the wins from our Uncompany community, and we couldn’t be more proud!

How to Work with Freelancers: A Toolkit for Clients

Written December 14, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Working well with external talent requires intentional systems. We’ve put together a Freelance Team Starter Toolkit to help you with onboarding, the creative brief, and your feedback process.

Expressing Gratitude Boosts Your Freelance Business (+ Holiday Gift Ideas)

Written November 15, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Expressing gratitude doesn’t have to be a grand gesture, but a genuine token of appreciation can have a big impact on your client relationships. Check out our guide to client gift-giving to ensure you know who to buy for and what to give.

How to Conquer your Freelancing Fears with Confidence

Written October 13, 2022 by Amanda Saber

No matter where you are along the freelancing continuum, fears will inevitably creep up. The challenge is to acknowledge them, reframe them, and work with them.

Summer Detox: How to Return to Routine

Written August 29, 2022 by Amanda Saber

We’ve embraced the laid-back summer vibe, but it’s time to return to our regular routine. Following a daily schedule promotes productivity, creativity, and better overall health. If you need some help restructuring your work day, read on!