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A HIVE

 

Founded Jun 2015

Conversations (41)
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About this hive

One Week Only (6/24-7/1): Got a business question? Ask our hand-picked panel of experts! ...

 

 

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Ethan Ray

E-signing for contracts

Hello! I am a freelance copyeditor setting up shop. My question concerns contracts and getting both parties to sign. I know that I could probably ...

Pieter-Jan Vrancken

Hassle with receipts

Hello, I recently started as freelancer in NYC. Could someone help me with the benefits of bookkeeping? Do it myself or ask an accountant? Are ...

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  • Argel Sabillo

    Hi Pieter, The main benefit of bookkeeping is to keep your business finances in order ...

Edward Fogell

Betrayal

Would like to present a question regarding a scenario involving a 2 person partnership in a business with both partners having a 50% interest in ...

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  • Xavier Fan

    The following is my opinion, based on what has been outlined here. At the very ...

Geri Aglipay

Free event today 10/13 at Suite Spotte Coworking for Freelancers

Freelancers and microbusinesses (less than 5 employees) Come session at coworking space Suite Spotte in LaGrange see how healthcare law impacts you, plus network and ...

Katie Jo Benjamin

Hello! I have an unfortunate situation of an unpaid Invoice. I have spoken to a lawyer and unfortunately I can not take the person to ...

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  • Dan Newmark

    Twice when I had a company not pay me I wrote a signature-return-required letter to ...

Sharon Bruce

Thanks to all who participated in our pop up Hive! There are so many great Hives in our network... join any one to build your ...

Joana Torres

Invoice/receipt for reimbursements

Hi, I volunteered my services to a London-based NGO. They paid for my expenses (transportation, meals, accommodation) upon receiving all my receipts. They are now ...

Michael Schlossman

Any tips on writing a design job proposal?

David Morrison

How long should I wait to pitch to another pub?

Hello fellow freelancers. I have started freelancing and wonder how long should I give publication to respond to a pitch before I pitch it to ...

Edward Fogell

Betrayal

Would like to present a question regarding a scenario involving a 2 person partnership in a business with both partners having a 50% interest in ...

Alisha Land

What to put on a FB Fan Page

Hello! I am a professional freelance writer and I have a Facebook page that quite frankly, doesn't have much on it. I would love to ...

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  • Alisha Land

    Waqas Masood, Thank you so much for answering my questions and taking the time to ...

  • Waqas Masood

    Welcome, Alisha. As long as it helps, I'm glad. Sure, let's stay connected :-)

joZie Di Maria

Hello! I'm about to release a self-published book and have no idea how well it will do. do i'm hoping it will do well, of ...

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  • Howard Samuels

    Shoot me an email and we can talk some more. Samuelscpa@gmail.com

  • joZie Di Maria

    Great! i'll email you in the next day or two! i appreciate your help! thank ...

Kellye Norris

Time tracking

Can anyone recommend a good tool for tracking time for projects? I don't need a lot of bells and whistles. I just want something that ...

1 more comment
  • Linda Stuckey

    Hi, Kellye— I've tried a few that I like for different reasons. All of them ...

  • Jordan Buzzy

    I also use toggl. If you are using And.Co for expenses and invoicing they also ...

Molly English-Bowers

What to Charge?

I have been asked to proofread a doctoral dissertation. I have no idea how much to charge. I am thinking a per-page rate. We live ...

Comments
  • Shari Risoff

    Depending on the subject matter, per page rate is probably most fair. Writer's Market lists ...

  • Elisabeth Weiman

    I have done this before for a PhD student in New York. She was a ...

Shana Williams

Storage Wars!

Hi Everyone- I am a pre-freelancer, still working on some ideas before I jump in. One question that I have been kicking around is storage ...

1 more comment
  • Shana Williams

    Great info Renee! Thank you very much for the info. Sounds like I am on ...

  • RENEE MUDD

    Absolutely! Stay in touch. RENEE

Julia Willson

Hello! I am just starting out as a freelance copy editor and proofreader (Edits by Julia). Got my logo, business cards, and my website will ...

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  • Sharon Bruce

    Hi Julia! Don't think we're ignoring you-- unfortunately this Hive event ended on Friday. You ...

  • Julia Willson

    Oops-thanks for the heads up!

Megan Kathleen

Need a Freelance Mentor?

Hello fellow freelancers! I am so excited to soon announce the launch of my Freelancing Mentoring Program & would love to hear from you! I'm ...

Calendly - Megan Comer

https://calendly.com/megancomer/...

2 more comments
  • Katherine Martinez

    Hi Megan, I'm interested in your course. When will it start? Is it live, or ...

  • ka joe

    hi megan, am interested

Lowell Klassen

Get reviews on fb business page.

Hi Everyone, I've had great results in the past with posting questions on here, so I'm trying again. I would like to to be able ...

Dorothy Laincz

Who owns the artwork? Are graphic designers getting cheated?

I'm a freelance writer, and many of my super-talented freelance graphic design pals are being hit with the same issue: clients who want them to ...

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  • Shana Williams

    I am a pre-freelancer, still getting all my stuff together. However, when I was looking ...

  • Dorothy Laincz

    Thanks so much!

Lindsey Moore

Hello! I have been going back and forth about my business structure... Either do sole proprietor or LLC. I have researched both... Is it easier ...

1 more comment
  • Lindsey Moore

    Thanks for your help... I will check it out!

  • Howard Samuels

    Hi Lindsey, For tax purposes, asingle member LLC (solely owned by you) versus a sole ...

Ethan Ray

E-signing for contracts

Hello! I am a freelance copyeditor setting up shop. My question concerns contracts and getting both parties to sign. I know that I could probably ...

Pieter-Jan Vrancken

Hassle with receipts

Hello, I recently started as freelancer in NYC. Could someone help me with the benefits of bookkeeping? Do it myself or ask an accountant? Are ...

Comments
  • Argel Sabillo

    Hi Pieter, The main benefit of bookkeeping is to keep your business finances in order ...

Joana Torres

Invoice/receipt for reimbursements

Hi, I volunteered my services to a London-based NGO. They paid for my expenses (transportation, meals, accommodation) upon receiving all my receipts. They are now ...

Michael Schlossman

Any tips on writing a design job proposal?

David Morrison

How long should I wait to pitch to another pub?

Hello fellow freelancers. I have started freelancing and wonder how long should I give publication to respond to a pitch before I pitch it to ...

Kellye Norris

Time tracking

Can anyone recommend a good tool for tracking time for projects? I don't need a lot of bells and whistles. I just want something that ...

1 more comment
  • Linda Stuckey

    Hi, Kellye— I've tried a few that I like for different reasons. All of them ...

  • Jordan Buzzy

    I also use toggl. If you are using And.Co for expenses and invoicing they also ...

Megan Kathleen

Need a Freelance Mentor?

Hello fellow freelancers! I am so excited to soon announce the launch of my Freelancing Mentoring Program & would love to hear from you! I'm ...

Calendly - Megan Comer

https://calendly.com/megancomer/...

2 more comments
  • Katherine Martinez

    Hi Megan, I'm interested in your course. When will it start? Is it live, or ...

  • ka joe

    hi megan, am interested