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Finding Freelancing Communities

There are several online communities and in-person communities that are helpful to join ... Read More

How to Overcome Freelancer Loneliness Without a Coworking Space

Loneliness can be a part of the freelancer experience. If you're working from home every ... Read More

How to Announce You're Becoming a Freelancer

Congratulations! You've taken the plunge and decided to test your skills in the world of ... Read More

Tispr’s Favorite Ergonomic Workstations for Freelancers on the Move

As freelancers, we’re often working on the go. On any day we can be working from a coffee ... Read More

How to Make Friends at Coworking Spaces

Freelancing can be a very lonely experience, especially people who are transitioning from ... Read More

6 Steps to Increased Customer Lifetime Value (Part 2)

Yesterday we delved into the depths of customer lifetime value and how it impacts a ... Read More

6 Steps to Increased Customer Lifetime Value (Part 1)

The health and strength of a brand can be easily measured by the number of repeat ... Read More

Have Customer Loyalty and CRM Become Synonyms?

In today’s fast changing world of growth hacking and digital transformation, there are ... Read More

No Filter: A Day in the Life of Sebastian Gyr, CEO of Tispr

An inside look at visionary entrepreneur Sebastian Gyr’s day, who works in 15-minute ... Read More

Loyal Customers Help Businesses Strive: What Makes Them Stay?

Washburn-Crosby Company launched the first customer loyalty program for the Betty Crocker ... Read More

Build a Customer Loyalty Program That Actually Works

Turning a passerby customer into a loyal brand advocate is both science and art, and it ... Read More

The New "V" in "MVP": The Psychology Behind Customer Loyalty

Many entrepreneurs regard disruption as a positive in a fast changing world of ideas. ... Read More

Building A Brand Customers Love: 5 Paths to Customer Loyalty

Recent studies have shown that it costs 6 to 7 times more to acquire a new customer than ... Read More

Tispr Product: Alex and Andrei, From Alliteration to Success

In a world overloaded with technology and software, making headway is certainly not easy. ... Read More

From Dreamer to Doer: What Entrepreneurship Takes

P.T Barnum said: “Fortune (…) never helps a man who does not help himself”. True in the ... Read More

4 Steps To Successful Remote Projects

Whatever part of the aisle you’re on, a business working with freelancer or an ... Read More

Tispr Origins: From Social to Professional in 4 Years and 3 Countries

Every Friday for the past year, we have set down with a freelancer or a small business ... Read More

Digital Transformation Is Not About Tech! It's About People

Start planning for the future now! Whether you’re a digital business or not, technology ... Read More

Freelancing Future: When Temp Work Becomes Your Work

The world is changing. So are people and so is their work. We’ve already talked about the ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Xareni Penichet is Bringing Two Worlds Together

This week’s Tispr Stories continue with Xareni Penichet, a freelance photographer with a ... Read More

2019 Freelancer Goals: Double The Productivity...And The Money

When freelancing, increased productivity means increased income. It’s as simple as that. ... Read More

Get Your Small Business Running on Apps in 2019: How To Increase Productivity and Streamline Operations

The life of an entrepreneur is definitely not easy. They wear many hats, from problem ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Joseph Diaz is Turning Transcendent Inspiration into Film

As our Tispr Stories continue, we are excited to bring front and center Joseph Diaz, a ... Read More

New Year, New Lease on Business: Government Small Business Grants in 2019

Government small business grants can just give your business the new lease on life that ... Read More

Adopting New Technology: How Small Businesses Get Ready for 2019

Small business technology is a term that has different meanings for different businesses ... Read More

Freelancers Lessons: What Has 2018 Taught Us?

Now that 2018 is coming to an end, there’s nothing we like more than a retrospective. ... Read More

Time Management: How to Plan And Control Your Time Effectively

There’s an old Chinese saying that goes “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only ... Read More

Marketing Trends to Keep an Eye On in 2019

2019 is just around the corner, and there’s nothing marketing gurus love more than ... Read More

E-commerce Wars: Mobile Optimized Website vs. Apps

According to new statistics, 69% of consumers between the ages of 18 and 39 use their ... Read More

5 Common Accounting Mistakes All Startups Make

When thinking about what successful startups have in common, one might eagerly mention ... Read More

Customer Follow-ups: Retention Strategy Made Easy

Building a strong client relationship is perhaps the only universal truth when it comes ... Read More

How To Price Your Digital Services

Pricing can make or break a business, whether it’s a big corporation, a small business or ... Read More

6 Tips On How To Build A Scalable Business

Starting a new business is an exciting time. It’s what most people dream of. However, ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Taylor Gallegos is defying the creative world

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

From freelancer to one-person business: when is it time to make the leap?

11% of working adults in the U.S work primarily as independent contractors. 50% of U.S. ... Read More

3 Main Challenges for Freelancers Today: what are they and how to solve them

Did you know that according to a 2017 study realized by UpWork, the well-known ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Cari Schindler is Designing Her Perfect Career

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

7 Tips to Build Your Portfolio Right

One of the best ways to get jobs as a creative freelancer is by having a killer portfolio ... Read More

Overcoming Fear: A Step-By-Step Guide to Networking

No matter how talented you are or how many years experience you have as a freelancer, ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Bernadette Sosa is Making Work Her Own

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Setting Goals as a Freelancer

A big part of creating any successful business is setting goals. As Tony Robbins says, ... Read More

7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Coworking Space

Coworking spaces can be the ideal solution for remote workers looking for a place to get ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Kevin Doyle is Designing for Connection

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

How to Stay Positive as a Freelancer

For many people, freelancing is a freeing, flexible and exciting way to make a living. ... Read More

Business Card Inspiration

Business cards are funny, because it’s easy to forget that you might need them until the ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Jon Hanlan is Illustrating His Travels

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More


Podcast Spotlight: Good Company

Staying inspired and finding new ways to perfect or expand your craft is a huge part of ... Read More

Top 6 Benefits of Time Tracking

Time tracking. Two words that make even the most seasoned freelancer shudder. In fact, ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Ashley Nease is Bringing Joy to the Social World

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Creating Effective Case Studies

Adding case studies to your website or portfolio is a great way to help convert leads ... Read More

DIY Benefits: Freelancer Health Insurance & Retirement Savings

The number of freelancers in the gig economy is on the rise, and showing no signs of ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Alissa Pagels-Minor is Seeing the World Through a Different Lens

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Staying Organized as a Freelancer

Being a freelancer means you have total control over every aspect of your business. Which ... Read More

Phone Interview Hacks To Get You To The Next Round

Phone interviews can feel like a mere speed bump in the job search process. But while ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Patricia Rodell is Bringing Colors to Life

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Pitching Clients

Pitching clients is a big part of a freelancer’s life, which is only natural in today’s ... Read More

6 Steps to Starting a Business Blog

One of the most effective ways to market your small business or freelance skillset is by ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Becca Booker is Breaking Free from the 9-5

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Professional Development as a Freelancer

Freelancers often leave their full-time jobs for the promise of more freedom, flexibility ... Read More

The Lowdown on Coworking Spaces

Coworking spaces have been getting a lot of love lately. In fact, according to AllWork, ... Read More

Tispr Stories: G. Madison IV is Dancing With Purpose

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

6 Creativity Bloggers You Should Be Following

Reading a good blog feels like reading a mashup between someone’s diary and the inside ... Read More

20 Famous Quotes on Creativity

Creativity. It’s one of the world’s most valuable natural resources, and sometimes in ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Julie Mintz is Expressing Herself Through Song

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

5 Ways to Attract New Clients

If only finding new work as a freelancer was like the movie Field of Dreams - “if you ... Read More

5 Common Reasons Why Your Proposal Isn't Working (And How To Fix It)

As a freelancer or small business owner, creating effective proposals is key to winning ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Marci Buehler Interviews Herself About the Freelance Life

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

How Millennials are Reinventing the Traditional Ideas of Employment

We’ve heard many things about the millennial generation over the past years, but one ... Read More

Podcast Spotlight: The Tim Ferriss Show

The Tim Ferriss Show is generally the #1 business podcast on all of Apple podcasts. So ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Marissa Hill is Freelancing for her Future

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

5 Ways to Master the Art of Client Communication

As a freelancer, you’re in charge of making sure client communication runs smoothly. And ... Read More

Client Feedback Doesn't Have To Be Hard. Read These 6 Tips.

Dealing with client feedback isn’t always easy. When you’re a creative person, you put a ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Temitope Sonuyi is Finding Balance in UX & Yoga

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

How to Start an Instagram Feed For Your Business

According to Omnicore, there are 800 million monthly active users on Instagram as of ... Read More

10 Tips for Effective Social Media Marketing

According to Hootsuite, there are now over 3 billion people on social media, with 11 new ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Hank Stahlecker is Enjoying the View From Above

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

6 Ways to Help Defeat Self-Doubt

We'll just come right out and say it— self-doubt happens. In any creative field, it can ... Read More

Pricing 101: How to Set Your Freelance Rates

One of the hardest things to do as a freelancer is to set your rates. One on hand, you ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Gabrielle Santiago Is Honing the Art of Story Telling

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Important Tips for Creating Your Business Website

In today’s digital age, having a website for your business isn’t just a “nice to have,” ... Read More

5 Free or Cheap Resources for Stock Photos

Whether you’re designing a website, updating a blog or posting on social media, having ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Stella Lightheart is Doodling Her Way to Success

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More


Podcast Spotlight: Second Life

Podcasts. They’re the perfect companion for a long commute, a morning run, or even a ... Read More

7 Inspiring Pieces of Art to Hang in Your Home Office

If you’re a freelancer or creative person, no space is more sacred than your workspace. ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Gino Campagna is Cooking Up Smiles

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Spotlight On: 2 Women Who Turned Their Passions Into a Business

If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business, but need a little inspiration to ... Read More

How To Turn Your Passion Into Profits

They say there’s no better feeling in the world than making a living doing what you love, ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Monique Gray is Healing People Through Touch

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

4 Things to Include on Every Invoice

When you’re a consultant or freelancer, you depend on clients to pay you on time. It’s ... Read More

Do These 3 Things To Make Sure You Get Paid

When you’re a freelancer or small business owner, your work doesn’t stop when you deliver ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Zachary Aronson is Setting the World on Fire

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

6 Productivity Tips For Working at Home

Working from home can be convenient, but it can also be tough to stay focused, or end the ... Read More

14 Quotes on Productivity to Kickstart Your Day

Being productive is every freelancer and small business owner’s dream. But sometimes it ... Read More

Tispr Stories: Bash Johnson is Dancing His Way to the Top

Every Friday we check in with a freelancer or small business person who is following ... Read More

Want to go Freelance? Here’s What You Should Know First.

According to Forbes, the majority of workers in the U.S. will be freelancing by 2027. ... Read More

4 Ways to Build Your Professional Network

One of the best ways to find success in business is by building a trusted network you can ... Read More

Top 7 Tips to Ensure You Get Paid for Your Freelance Work!

If you've ever been in a difficult situation with a client where you're just not getting ... Read More

17 trick Skateboard line with famous skateboarder, Chris Colbourn

Bringing back some of the best talents from one of our top tispr skateboarders, Chris ... Read More

How To: Get Ready Fast in 5 Minutes with Giselle Ugarte

With the holiday season ramping up and the year winding down, it's sure to get busy with ... Read More

Meet Dionne Phillips, Founder of D'Lashes

This beauty pioneer started playing around with eyelash extensions during her ... Read More

Meet Monroe Alvarez, Photographer & Leather Worker

It was our absolute pleasure just to be in the presence of this creative force of nature ... Read More

Meet Chris Colbourn, Skater

How lucky are we to have recently been able to feature top tispr Chris Colbourn?! Read More

tisprSMILE gets KARAgeous

A driving force in the freelance community, the tispr platform connects local freelancers ... Read More

Guest Post: "Gentle Living" By Robin Engelman

Gentle Living is a way of living and a way of being in the world. A loving of what is.  ... Read More

Having it all: 5 tisps to balance your 9-5 and Side Hustle

A corporate job is a sweet gig. Consistent work, guaranteed pay, insurance, PTO – all ... Read More

tispr in Motion: Demos & Drinks

The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of tispr. As an app and service, tispr ... Read More

The Gig Economy is here, and you’re ready

It’s a gig, it’s a side hustle, it’s the new American dream. Freelancing has always been ... Read More

Come Together

"He say I know you, you know me, one thing I can tell you is you got to be free. Come ... Read More

Umar Dalati talks being a professional freestyle soccer player/performer

Proof that the talent on tispr knows no bounds, Umar Dalati's been perfecting his craft ... Read More

Control: Kellen says let it go since you never had it anyway!

How do we cope when life throws us a curveball we’re unable to catch? Like photographer ... Read More

Carolyn Lux talks her one-of-a-kind, vintage jewelry designs

Two decades ago, Carolyn Lux decided to surprise her mother by having some of her most ... Read More

June fabulous freebies: IPhone wallpaper & colorable print-outs

June IPhone wallpaper and screensavers Summer is (unoffically) here and, with it, comes ... Read More

tispr File Cabinet: [Tech tip] Add tispr to your LinkedIn profile in 3 steps

One of the easiest ways to get connected to the tispr community is by adding us to your ... Read More

Sherrie Hoyer will teach you how to play the mandolin and banjo over Skype

Like many of the talented musicians on tispr, Sherrie Hoyer is eager to help others to ... Read More

tispr File Cabinet: Royalty Agreements Form [Legal Illumination: Part 4 of 4]

Playing by your own rules means a few things: it allows for a greater freedom, greater ... Read More

Artist Brett Diemer says art is all around you

Let me ask you a simple question - what does success mean to you? It’s surprising how ... Read More

tispr File Cabinet: Video Recording Release Form [Legal Illumination: Part 3 of 4]

Playing by your own rules means a few things: it allows for a greater freedom, greater ... Read More

Fabulous Freebies: IPhone wallpaper & coloring-book style print-outs

IPhone wallpaper and screensavers You work hard. You deserve a treat every now and then. ... Read More

Announcing the tispr New Talent Superstar Contest!

We are happy to announce the tispr New Talent Superstar Contest! Starting today and ... Read More

tispr File Cabinet: Non-Disclosure Agreements [Legal Illumination: Part 2 of 4]

Playing by your own rules means a few things: it allows for a greater freedom, greater ... Read More

Add your music to our #MusicMonday playlist

Happy Music Monday! It's time to bid adieu to your fabulous weekend and get crackin' on ... Read More

tispr File Cabinet: Consultation Agreements [Legal Illumination: Part 1 of 4]

Playing by your own rules means a few things: it allows for a greater freedom, greater ... Read More

5 minutes with dazzling tispr photographer Jay Flores

If Jay Flores could travel the world for the rest of his life, he'd be the happiest ... Read More

First-Time tispr Talent or Client?: Tips and Tricks to an Amazing Collaboration

You did it! You found a gig that’s perfect for you on tispr, and now you’re working with ... Read More

Find balance with tispr massage therapist Amy Jokinen

"Every day, our senses are assaulted by a million different stimuli while the ... Read More

Community Call: Send Us Your tispr Stories and Pictures!

When you first created a profile with tispr, you became a part of our family...our ... Read More

Tax Time: 14 Common Freelancer Pitfalls to Avoid

You're not alone if you tend to use your "gut instincts" to guide you on filing your ... Read More

Tax Time: Which Business Entity is Right for You?

So, you've decided to start your own business. Good for you! Now it's time to get into ... Read More

Tax Tips Red Flags for the IRS

If you think finishing and submitting your taxes is tedious, just imagine what an audit ... Read More

Tax Timeline: Filing 2015 Taxes for Individuals & Businesses

Just the thought of having to learn a new way of filing your taxes can be stressful ... Read More

So You Wanna be a Blogger... How-to with Giselle Ugarte

Admit it, you’ve been there…slaving away at your 9-5 when on an Instagram break (wait, ... Read More

5 Ways to Keep Your Home in Tip Top Shape from Carlos Campos, Widow’s Handyman

So the unthinkable happened…your roof collapsed, plumbing failed, pipe burst. You ... Read More

5 Philosophies You Need as A Great Freelance Photographer

David Evanko jumps on tour buses with some of LA’s hottest bands, stage dives into seas ... Read More

Use Gratitude to Achieve Your Goals: Andrea Bogart Gets Real

So you want to be an actress…you pack up your humble belongings, bid your undoubtedly ... Read More

Josh Piha Explains How Photography Changed His Plans

Meet the Venice-based photographer who used his passion for photography to transition ... Read More

How to Make It in Film: Justin Talt talks Movies

Justin Talt knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up. As kids, we often chose ... Read More

So You Think You Can Dance? Illjaz and Burim Jusufi Can

Watching Illjaz and Burim breakdance is dazzling. Have you ever seen someone completely ... Read More

From Engineer to DJ with Shane Haley

People often associate software engineers as left brains. We see them as analytical, ... Read More

Toddré Monier Explains the Power of Color

Toddre DaLaura Monier always makes an entrance. It’s reminiscent of something from the ... Read More

Organize Your Computer in 1 Easy Step

If your house were burning down and you only had time to save a couple of items, what ... Read More

Bodybuilding Tips from The Expert: Big Will Harris

Big Will Harris’ body is his billboard. He’s reminiscent of Hercules, with chiseled ... Read More

Andrea Fröhlich and the Transformative Power of Sound

Sound. It's something we experience every second. Whether it’s the lulling noise of waves ... Read More

5 Foolproof Ways to Create Irresistible Offers

How you create and set up offers is entirely up to you! We like to think of offers like ... Read More

Digital Marketing Demystified: Jaclyn Mullen Talks Social Media

For Jaclyn Mullen, becoming an independent was a no brainer. It was in her blood. Her ... Read More

How to Make Your Profile Stand Out

We’ve conducted research about what it takes to make a great profile on tispr. We want ... Read More

Cardio and Carbs: Make Sure You’re Getting the Most From Your Workout

It’s no secret that the Marine Corps shapes boys into men. Recruits are broken down and ... Read More

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