Apply the Same Rigor To Your Career As You Do To Your Code
Simply announcing your availability for contract work on Twitter is not good enough. You need to have a solid foundation beneath you so that you're legally and financially protected. You don't just write a single file full of a jumbled mess of code, do you? No, you take your time, apply structure and patterns, and then push. Do the same for your career!
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Preparing Your Business Plan
You can't get somewhere if you don't know where you're going. In this segment we put together a single page document to help you think it through.
How to Hire a CPA and a Lawyer
CPAs and Lawyers might seem expensive, but they are indispensible, especially when you find yourself needing financial and legal advice... which is just about every month!
Setting up Your Bank and Your Books
Your books tell you the health of your business. They should be simple to use, otherwise you won't use them! We'll setup Quickbooks properly, so you know what's going on.
Getting the Word Out
I am not a naturally social person, which is a problem if you plan on running your own business. Luckily I've learned a few tricks along the way, which I'll share with you.
Polishing Your Online Presence
Your virtual presence says a lot about you. From the tone of your social media posts to the font size and image selection on your blog. Spend some time polishing your impression.
The Annoying Details
Insurance, bank accounts, corporate structure, collection strategies and contracts! So many details that can be overwhelming. They don't have to be, if you have a plan, which you will!