How Freelancers Can Save for Retirement
There are four main DIY options for retirement plans for the self-employed. Here’s a look at what they are and which one might be right for you.Read More
September 27, 2016
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Generating sales in today’s highly competitive business marketplace now involves the use of and reliance on dozens of different techniques and marketing strategies. One of the most effective and longstanding methods used for marketing and sales is known as outbound sales. It’s the set of sales techniques and processes whereby the salesperson or marketer for a particular company directly reaches out to potential clients and customers. Outbound techniques can incorporate direct telemarketing and email, as well as creating dynamic ad space for online customers. Outbound sales continues to be one of the most effective and efficient tools a company or business can incorporate into its marketing and sales campaigns.
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In the old days, all work had to be done onsite. Then we outsourced to cut costs and increase productivity. Later, we near-sourced for longer work days that followed the sun. And we in-sourced to optimize employee competencies. Although each of these workflow evolutions were beneficial, they still limited us. Meet the new global workflow: cloud-sourcing.Read More
September 27, 2016
Application programming interfaces (API) have been around since the 1960s. So if they aren’t a new concept, why are they such a hot topic lately? Without APIs, the digital experiences that we expect every day as consumers wouldn’t be possible. Here’s a brief introduction to what APIs are and what they can do from Upwork’s free ebook, The API Economy.Read More
September 26, 2016