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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!

APCO: OnDeck freelance bench creates stability and team mentality

Written August 2, 2022 by Amanda Saber

APCO Worldwide has built a deep freelance bench with our OnDeck service, giving them quick accessibility to trusted creatives who know their agency culture. This has created a time-efficient and cost-efficient way to work with talented individuals while simultaneously supporting their own team.

Adaptive Staffing: Flexibility for the Win

Written July 20, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Adaptive staffing – or Open Talent – is not a new concept, but the need for companies to be proactive and incorporate flexible talent into their long-term staffing plan is at an all-time high. Learn more about OnDeck and how it can help mitigate challenges associated with building an adaptive staff.

How to take a vacation (or any break) as a freelancer

Written June 24, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Figuring out how to take a vacation – or any break – as a freelancer is challenging. We’re sharing tried-and-true tips on how to confidently step away from work.

Freelance Animator Austin Pinckney: Storyteller for all

Written June 15, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Jumping from full-time employment into the freelance world can be scary. Animator Austin Pinckney shares how he did it and why he’s so happy he did.

Ideal Day Exercise: How to turn your IDEAL into your REAL

Written May 26, 2022 by Amanda Saber

When you pay attention to the details that shape your day-to-day life, you’ll gain the power to make shifts in attitude, priorities, and behavior, allowing yourself to design your ideal day. Then, you can live the life you want to live.

It’s Me, Work

Written February 14, 2022 by Richelle Stewart

We hope you love your job. We love ours! Unfortunately, it can’t love us back. Here’s a good reminder of what work is and, more importantly, what it isn’t.

Out of office, permanently.

Written October 4, 2021 by Richelle Stewart

“The Great Resignation” is all over the media. Perhaps the interruption to our normal operating processes, brought about by the pandemic caused us all to step back and take a look at what isn’t working with the way we are working. Let’s say “goodbye” to the broken ways we work and “hello” to a better workplace for EVERYONE.