Blog Posts

Platform Economy: The 4 Key Business Models

01/11/2018 |
Platform Economy: The 4 Key Business Models

Platforms are hot these days and all over people’s mouths. However, it’s helpful to start by clarifying what platforms are NOT. Platforms are not just a piece of technology or a suite of software products. People typically confuse a platform with a mobile app or a website. Rather, it’s a holistic business model that creates […]

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Take Control of Your Professional Life by Freelancing and Coworking

04/09/2018 |
Take Control of Your Professional Life by Freelancing and Coworking

Freelancing is becoming increasingly popular among people in a variety of professions, and it’s easy to see why. In a traditional job, you’re required to show up at a certain time and adhere to a specific dress code while having little control over your work environment or schedule. Although these were once considered necessary evils, […]

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How the Platform Economy Gives Superpowers to Freelancers

31/08/2018 |
How the Platform Economy Gives Superpowers to Freelancers

One headline caught my attention a couple of weeks ago: The New York City’s subway system has reported that, for the first time in 30 years, weekday growth was strongest outside of the traditional morning and evening rush hours. The New York subway administrators were puzzled. They surveyed commuters and asked: aren’t you going to work any longer? […]

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The Best Online Communication Tools for Freelancers

20/07/2018 |
The Best Online Communication Tools for Freelancers

As the majority of the world’s freelance workforce is located in Europe, it is becoming more clear that the global economy is shifting towards one that is gig-based and values the ability to communicate digitally. Whether you’re a digital nomad who has to work while traveling, you complete a lot of work for international companies, or you […]

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Working Together in the New Economy

09/07/2018 |
Working Together in the New Economy

European Freelancers Week (#EFWeek), the world’s largest annual festival celebrating independent work and helping millions of Europeans discover the Freelance Economy, will return for its third edition in October. We invite all freelancers, coworking spaces, and organizations to host local events or offer special deals for freelancers. Preregister now! This years’ theme “Freelancers Assemble! Working Together in the […]

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Freelancers Engagement Should Include Emotional Connection

27/05/2018 |
Freelancers Engagement Should Include Emotional Connection

The world of business is increasingly embracing remote work and the many benefits it brings to companies and workers. Advancing technology and networking capabilities have helped remote work advance both in popularity and possibility over the past few years. 43% of Americans spent part of their working week working remotely in 2017 and 35% of […]

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