Posts tagged entrepreneur
What I have learned about sales as a solo entrepreneur

I have talked to lots of solo business owners who hate sales. The pushy, smarmy pestering that is modus operandi of many salespeople. The cold calls, the blatant bragging, the boring sales pitches and the subtle (or not so subtle) manipulation that comes with convincing someone to buy your stuff or your services.

I hate that kind of sales too. It stinks.

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How to know if you should quit your 9-5 and go freelance.

One of the largest freelance marketplaces in the UK, People Per Hour, reported an increase of 64 per cent in the number of UK freelancers using their platform between 2012 and 2015. Forecasts by PwC (reported by the BBC) show that, by 2020, global online marketplaces that fuel the gig economy could be worth around £43 billion.

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