Self-Employed? Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes

Being self-employed comes with a lot of flexibility. Essentially, you’re your own boss which gives you the liberty to work on projects that you’re passionate about, at your own pace.

However, the freedom that comes with being an independent worker is not without challenges. Now that you’re running your own business, access to the different benefits of being an employee cease to exist.

Below are some common concerns that most self-employed individuals overlook.



SCORE: Promoting Your Business

On demand workshop: Complete at your pace.

SCORE offers assistance to new and existing small businesses

MERRIMACK VALLEY NH SCORE: Based in Manchester and one of six SCORE chapters in New Hampshire, our service area includes Hillsborough and Merrimack counties, including the towns of Concord, Manchester, Salem, Nashua and Milford.

“Timely, Quality Business Counseling” is our mission. Approximately 65 volunteer mentors assist start-ups and existing small businesses by providing free business counseling, small business training, and a vast library of resource information, most of which is available online at no cost. LEARN MORE

The Magic of Old-School Networking

From the Small Business Connection: Learn why old-school networking is so important in a world of email, Tweets, blogs and posts:

Today, I went to a golf event to do some good, old-fashioned, person-to-person networking. Oh sure, the match was a chance to prove just how mediocre one person can be at a sport he has played for 20 years, but that was not the main reason. The main reason was that I had the opportunity to finally meet in person someone with whom I previously had only worked with online. READ MORE.

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To help you grow your business, BizLaunch has provided a number of videos that you can watch whenever you want. These videos cover a number of topics that include, how to be a successful entrepreneur, how to write a business plan, how to sell like a pro, and how to use low cost marketing tools to your advantage.


  • Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur
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