How to: Best price negotiating tips for freelancers
With all the marvelous perks of being a freelancer, good old complications are never off the table. Having no boss around means you have to develop your own communication guidelines and know how to stand up for yourself.
Humans in the Press: A Revolution in How People and Businesses Connect and Trade Skills and Services
Humans.net CEO Vlad Dobrynin shared his view on how the platform will change the way people and businesses connect and trade skills and services.
Member Spotlight: Steven
At Humans.net, we appreciate our community of skilled members! For our next Member Spotlight, we sat down with Steven Saragian, a garphic designer and an owner of a desifn service Fire in the Mind Design. Read about his approach to small business and advice for younger creatives staring on their jouney.
Humans in the Press: Vlad Dobrynin's Tips on Building Client Relations
As a freelancer, you have to stand out to succeed. And our founder and lead singer Vlad Dobrynin has some advice on building relations with customers that works. Use these skills to develop stable relationships with your clients to get ahead and stay there.
Humans in the Press: Next-Gen Social Networks Will Eradicate Data Manipulation
Humans.net CEO Vlad Dobrynin discusses the potential of the social media in his interview with Entrepreneur. Here are some insights on what the next-gen social networks will look like.
Finding a Reliable Babysitter for Your Kids
Humans.Net has some tips that will help you find a reliable candidate for babysitting, as well as some questions to ask before hiring them.
When and How: Refusing a Job Offer
Taking on too many gigs at once or being unable to turn down irrelevant offers is a struggle for many freelancers. Follow our advice to only do jobs that are just right.
An Ultimate Guide to Starting Business on a Tight Budget
Starting a business on a shoestring budget is real. With these insights, you will succeed even when the money's running low.
Humans Network Success Formula
Love is often described as having special chemistry with a significant other, but it has always been a secret formula. We work on every aspect of Humans.net with love, but our success formula isn't that secret at all — we are all for transparency and trustworthiness. To maintain high standards of development, we adhere to it without digressions. It goes like this: Find — Agree — Pay — Evaluate. It also happens to be the path that every new user follows when they join our platform.
Keep in Mind These Freelance Trends
Now is just the time to become a freelancer – or to hire one. Freelancers are no longer the minority, building up the whopping 35% of the U.S. workforce. More and more companies and individuals are embracing the independent work culture and creating freelance opportunities. While the gig economy is on the rise, there are some underlying trends that freelancers should know about to succeed.
Humans.Net Launches Mobile App!
The one-stop-shop where everyone can find help and everyone can earn goes mobile. We are releasing the Humans.net mobile apps for both iOS and Android to insure that everyone can easily access our platform at any time.
Humans in the Press: The Benefits of Horizontal Management
Have you ever wondered how to boost employee morale and streamline your business processes? Implement horizontal management and a flat company structure!
Humans in the Press: Drawbacks of Online Job Platforms
As more people freelance, they turn to online job platforms. However, many online job platforms can't guarantee a fast and easy job search.
Using LinkedIn to Build Brand Awareness—3 Top Tips
Over the past decade, LinkedIn has transformed into a must-have social media platform for professionals across industries and around the globe. In addition to being a useful tool for professionals and businesses, it is also a helpful tool for building brand awareness.
Working From Home: Top Tips For Success
When first launching a new business, your office space can vary on a day-to-day basis. Though working remotely provides the flexibility and cost-savings that most new business owners need, it can also stunt productivity.
How To Make Client Relationships Last: 3 Tips For Success
Building and maintaining strong client relationships is key to the success of any company. As such, it’s important for new business owners to proactively brainstorm new and creative ways to attract new clients and increase sales.
Smart Outsourcing: Tips For Finding The Best Freelancers
In today’s booming gig economy, finding freelance help is easier than ever. As a result, many new and seasoned business owners are turning to outsourcing to find talent for company projects and roles—helping them save money and receive the support they need.
Promoting Your New Biz: How To Maximize Your Ad Spend
Although social media advertising is an important marketing tactic, it’s vital to develop a smart strategy that gets you results, without breaking the bank. Here are three tips for getting the most from your social media ad spend.
Here’s How New Business Owners Can Budget Successfully
In addition to requiring a large amount of time and effort, starting your own business also requires a significant amount of money. To avoid serious financial ramifications, it’s essential that business owners master the art of budgeting.
Legal Document Checklist For Every Business Owner
Every new business owner knows the importance of ensuring their new company complies with and is protected by legal regulations. Here are four legal documents every new business owner should have.
SEO Tips And Tricks Every New Business Owner Should Know
No marketing strategy is complete without a detailed action plan for building your business’ search engine optimization, or SEO.
Member Spotlight: Tati Vitsic
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled members! For our next Member Spotlight, we sat down with Tati Vitsic, a Brazilian artist who specializes in textiles and surface design and owner of Pommy New York. Read about her journey from Brazil to NYC.
Biz Accounting Made Easy: 3 Steps To Getting Started
Keeping your business’ finances in order is absolutely vital to ensuring you are hitting your goals, staying on track and growing as a business. Be sure to learn the ins and outs of accounting systems in order to position you and your team from long-term business success.
Yasmin Mattox Shares Her Experience Creating a Startup
How to integrate family and career goals? Entrepreneur Yasmin Mattox aims to make it simple with her startup, Arkatecht. Yasmin shares useful tips for aspiring entrepreneurs with great business ideas.
Business Plans Made Easy: Everything You Need To Know
For new and established business owners alike, it’s important to find ways to stay on track with company goals. Developing a comprehensive business plan that reflects your company-wide objectives is an important tactic.
Grace De Niro Talks Starting a Coffee Roasting Company
Entrepreneur Grace De Niro shares the inspiration behind her Rwandan coffee company, Coffee of Grace. She founded the company with no experience, only the support of husband Robert De Niro. Now, she aims to empower others to start their own business.
Team-Building 101: Give Your Small Biz An All-Star Team
Every small business needs a strong team to help jump-start revenue generation, produce quality results and drive long-term success.
Setting up an LLC: A Step-By-Step Guide
Kick-starting your new business and developing a strong foundation requires a multitude of steps–most of which can seem daunting.
How To Effectively Sell Your Services Online
This week, our founder and CEO Vlad shared his top tips with SmallBizClub for effectively selling your services online.
Member Spotlight: Kristen Ciccolini
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled members! For our next Member Spotlight, we sat down with Kristen Ciccolini, a holistic nutrition coach, culinary expert and founder of “Good Witch Kitchen.”
Must-Have Marketing Collateral For Every Business
After creating a strong business foundation, it’s important for new business owners to establish and focus on sales goals. For some, this may mean attending networking events; for others, it may mean leveraging social media advertisements.
How To Effectively Use Instagram For Your Business
In today’s digital age, it’s vital for every business owner to effectively utilize and leverage social media. Most entrepreneurs already know the importance of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
How To Succeed In Business: Advice From Entrepreneurs
Have you ever thought about starting your own business or becoming a freelancer? Uncertainty about where to start or fear of leaving your stable 9-5 job may be preventing you from taking the plunge and following your passions.
How This Magician Learned To Read Minds
Ready to be amazed? After studying psychology, Wayne Hoffman combined his love for magic with his people-reading skills. He’s now a mind reader who leaves people speechless everywhere he goes! He says it’s a learned ability, and that you can do it too.
Time Management Tips Every New Business Owner Should Know
For every new and hopeful business owner, strong time management skills are vital for accelerating growth, ensuring efficient use of resources, and setting up your business for success.
Job-Hunting Hacks From A HR Pro!
Ever wish you could get insider advice from hiring pros while searching for a new job? Now’s your chance! This NYC recruiter shares his best hacks for staying on top of job postings, getting noticed and achieving work-life balance.
Being Completely Nomadic In Today’s Business World
Ever fantasize about a dream career where you can travel the world? Ren is making that dream a reality! As an events coordinator, she’s completely nomadic—or homeless by choice. Her mantra: jump first and build your wings on the way down.
Steps for Creating A Top-Notch Company Brand
Developing a strong company brand is an important first step for any entrepreneur looking for success—no matter their industry, experience or business type. Here are three steps for boosting your company’s brand.
Bill Walsh: Why Humanity Matters in Business
As an experienced venture capitalist and CEO, Bill Walsh knows what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur in today’s business world.
Anthony Wills Jr.: Using Art To Better The World
Ever walk by some great street music on your way to work? That may have been Anthony Wills Jr. As the Artistic Director at Artistic Pride Productions, Anthony believes that art and inspiration are all around us.
Latest Features for Our Members
Humans.net is getting better every day! Our team has been hard at work coming up with new and innovative enhancements to make the Humans.net experience more streamlined for all of our members.
Humans.net Member Reviews
At Humans.net, your voice matters! Our team is dedicated to creating an inclusive, positive environment where anyone can find help and anyone can earn. That’s why we asked our own members to review our site and let us know their thoughts.
Everyday Humans: Anthony Crouchelli
Get ready to be inspired! We’ve launched an exciting new video series that’s all about uncovering the skills, success, and heart of everyday people who make our country great.
3 Tips For Growing Your Marketing Strategy
For entrepreneurs looking to start their own business, it’s important to master the basics in order to build your company and pave the way for success.
Common Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Your Business
In today’s job market, more and more professionals are leaving their standard office job to start their own small business.
Member Spotlight: Kit Vassina
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled members! For our next Memeber Spotlight, we sat down with Kit Vassina, a digital and print designer with a specialization in branding!
The Ins and Outs of Social Media Advertising
Leveraging social media has become critical for the success of entrepreneurs and business owners alike.
How to Build Your Business Network
Networking is an essential skill for every new or seasoned entrepreneur striving to achieve business success. Fostering strong connections helps to open up new career doors and provides vital resources and guidance from industry peers and experts.
Must-Have Tools and Resources for Every Entrepreneur Toolkit
Nationwide, America’s best and brightest are starting their own businesses. Check out must-have tools to add to your entrepreneur toolkit.
Latest features on Humans.net!
At Humans.net, we’re dedicated to the success of all our members. That’s why our team has been working hard to improve the Humans.net experience for everyone—no matter what you’re looking for.
Humans In the Press
In today’s business world, the growing gig economy combined with the attractive startup model are overhauling the traditional 9-5 job experience most workers have grown accustomed to.
Biz Advice from the Humans Network
Starting your own business can seem like a daunting or near-impossible task. The process requires significant risk and uncertainty—and even more hard work and time. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge, it’s important to draw on others for support and advice.
Member Spotlight: Patrick Stogner
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled members! For our next MemberSpotlight, we sat down with Patrick Stogner, a screenwriter, singer and actor who’s been working in the industry since he was five!
Building Business Buzz with Company Events
When launching a new business venture, attracting customers can seem like a daunting or nearly impossible task. However, there are many effective ways business owners can build buzz, including hosting company events.
Financial Scams: What To Look Out For
Fraud can come in many shapes and sizes, and can have devastating effects on your finances, personal safety and business success. The best way to prevent financial scams is to recognize the warning signs and to take necessary precautions.
How Video Content Can Build Buzz Around Your Business
Today’s consumer values visual content now more than ever before—and businesses across industries are learning to adapt.
Simple Steps For Building Your First Company Website
An exciting milestone for any small business owner is launching your first company website. Doing so means you’re up and running and ready to start engaging with clients and customers.
Humans In The Press
Recently, our founder Vlad shared his thoughts and insights with AllTopStartups on the debilitating fees people often face when using online talent platforms.
How To Effectively Use Social Media To Grow Your Business
In today’s digital world, almost every company—no matter its size, industry or customer base—leverages social media to promote their products or services, engage with key audiences, and grow their customer-base.
Member Spotlight: Nesreen Mahmoud
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled members! For our next Member Spotlight, we sat down with Nesreen Mahmoud, a life, grief and business coach. She’s also a member of our Humans Network!
How The No-Fee Model Helps Service Providers
At Humans.net, we’re dedicated to helping all service providers in our global community find success. One way we do that is through our new no-fee model. Here’s how “no fees” benefits you.
The Benefits of our New Payment System
At Humans.net, we’re dedicated to creating a user experience that’s streamlined and tailored to you. That’s why we’ve replaced our escrow system with a new instant payment system that lets you send and request funds at any moment.
Only No-Fee Platform
We are excited to announce that Humans.net is completely free for all users. We are now the only online talent platform with no fees, no commission charges and no hidden costs.
Finding Work and Finding Help: Easier Than Ever
At Humans.net, we’re committed to constantly improving our site, making it simple to use—whether you’re looking for work or looking for help. To that end, our team has been hard at work making each step of the Humans process as user friendly as possible.
Humans in the Press
Last week, Vlad, the founder of Humans.net, wrote an insightful op-ed sharing his views and predictions for the future of the sharing economy.
Celebrate July 4th With Humans.net
The Fourth of July is almost here! Whether you’re planning a huge party or a small backyard barbeque, Humans.net has you covered.
Searching for Clients on Humans.net
One of the key features on Humans.net is our powerful search engine, which makes it easy for members of our open community to find exactly what they’re looking for.
Top Reasons To Go Freelance
With each passing year the gig economy is continuing to boom, as more people turn to freelancing on both a full-time and part-time basis. In 2016 alone, 55 million people reported that they engaged in some type of freelance work.
Trends in the Startup World - TechDay 2017
Startups are contributing creative ideas, products and services to the world at rates faster than ever before. Not only are their ideas improving our lives, but they’re also providing inspiration for people to follow their passions and start their own businesses.
New Act Protects NYC Freelancer Rights
Important news for all freelancers living in NYC: a new law has just passed that builds your rights as a freelancer!
Your Checklist for Finding the Help You Need
As a client on Humans.net, you have direct access to thousands of skilled service providers from across the country—each with their own unique skill set and work experiences.
This Month in the Gig Economy: 5 Simple Steps for Growing your Biz
Starting your own business can seem like a daunting or even impossible task. At Humans.net, we’re here to help. Check out these five simple steps for kickstarting and growing your business.
Humans in the Press
More good news, hot off the press! Humans was featured in the Tech Day 2017 recap by Smart Vision Labs via Medium.
Member Spotlight: Nicole Hoffman
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled service providers! For our next Provider Spotlight, we sat down with Nicole Hoffman, a talented web designer, e-commerce specialist, copy writer and vegan-expert.
Humans in the Press
Great news, Humans Network! Our open platform is getting more attention! We want the world to learn more about Humans.net so people can start turning their talents into cash, finding help with every task imaginable and reaching their full potential.
Philip Herman at TechDay
The Humans Booth at #TechDay was a big success thanks to our talented artist Philip Herman. While there, he drew custom caricature t-shirt illustrations of people doing the things they love. Check them out in our video from #TechDay.
Humans Tip: How to Effectively Publish Work Offers
As a skilled service provider looking to connect with clients and secure job opportunities, we want you to succeed on Humans.net. We’ve worked hard to ensure that our open platform has the tools you need to reach your full potential.
Humans Update: More New Features
Good news, Humans community: we now have even more exciting features that are live on Humans.net!
Our TechDay Recap
TechDay proved once again why it’s the hottest NYC startup event in the nation. And we were thrilled to be a part of it!
How Humans.net Works For You
Humans.net is the one-stop-shop for finding work and finding help.
Humans at TechDay
Hello NYC! Tomorrow the Humans team will be at NYC TechDay—the largest startup event in the U.S.
Humans Tip: How to Effectively Publish Job Requests
As a client looking for help with any and every task, we want you to find exactly what you need on Humans.net. We’ve worked hard to ensure that our open platform has the tools you need to find the perfect provider for the job.
What are the Best Gig Economy Jobs?
If you’ve ever wondered if the gig economy is for you, we have good news.
New Features on Humans.net!
We have exciting news for our Humans Network: new features are now live on our site! Our community is already 30,000 strong—including 18,000 service providers and 12,000 clients.
Member Spotlight: Justin Adams
At Humans.net, we value our community of skilled members! For our first Member Spotlight, we sat down with Justin Adams, a talented freelance artist and member of our Humans Network!
Humans Tip: Profile Building 101
Building a strong profile is the first step to turning your talents into cash or jump-starting your small business on Humans.net . Your profile is a valuable tool for connecting with potential clients.
When we began our journey to build Humans.net, we knew what we wanted to create: a tool that allows people to use their skills to help others—an open community where everyday people can find the help they need.
Humans is coming
As we approach the New Year, we wanted to share some exciting updates happening on our site. In an effort to provide the best possible experience for all of our users, we are holding off on our full launch until January.
TOP NYC Freelance Industries
Over the past few years, NYC’s unemployment rate has steadily declined. As the gig economy continues to surge in popularity, more industries and individuals are turning to freelance work—leading to more job opportunities and a growing workforce.