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Adam SinickiThriving in the Gig Economyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4090-8_7

7. The Busywork of Business

Adam Sinicki1 
(1)
Bicester, UK
 

Over the last few chapters, we’ve discussed some of the slightly more abstract and theoretical aspects of providing a freelance service. We’ve seen how making small changes to your turn-around times, your wording, or your health can have big impacts on your ability to produce high-quality work and turn a profit.

But now it’s time to get practical again. It’s time to discuss the nitty-gritty details of running a business. That means taxes, legalities, contracts, budgeting, and more (oh my!). These aspects are not particularly fun, but they are, unfortunately, unavoidable. And it’s definitely ...

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