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Why we hire Product Engineers, not Ninjas

After my last column was published I learned that writing about coffee...

Piret Kerem
04 Feb 2022

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How to invoice a company as an individual

Solopreneurs all across the globe know that being an independent worke...

Xolo
01 Feb 2022

Independent contractor vs. employee: pros & cons

Being a business of one can get you going. But becoming a company of m...

Elena Prokopets
27 Jan 2022

How to hire EU freelancers: a gentle guide

Do you know what AppSumo, Skype, and Google have in common? Each relie...

Elena Prokopets
25 Jan 2022

How to craft a winning mindset as a freelancer

New research teaches us how to become brilliant managers of our own mi...

Mark Travers
21 Jan 2022

An expat in France experiences a career renaissance as a sol...

As this is my first article for Xolo, I figure it's best to start with...

Ariel Brothman
17 Jan 2022

Lessons learned when a newly-single mom becomes her own boss

If you came to me five years ago and told me that, fast-forward to tod...

Andreea Juganaru
06 Jan 2022
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6 vital lessons I've learned since becoming a solopreneur

I never aspired to be a freelance writer or solopreneur. To me, the th...

Sophie Grut
06 Jan 2022

Should you become a digital nomad? An 'accidental' DN has th...

Hi, my name is Jorge. And this is my story about how things got a litt...

Jorge Alexandre
06 Jan 2022

How to get referrals for your freelance business

For new freelancers getting business may look like an endless “pitch-n...

Elena Prokopets
27 Dec 2021

How to survive the holidays as a freelancer

The holiday season is often a bittersweet period for many freelancers....

Rosemary Egbo
16 Dec 2021

Mission > Macchiatos: How to find a company that's *actua...

Even if some of us don't like to admit it — being unique is something ...

Piret Kerem
01 Dec 2021

Xolopreneurs, don’t let Impostor Syndrome hold you back

New psychological research teaches us how to overcome feelings of impo...

Mark Travers
24 Nov 2021

A digital nomad's 5 favorite places for remote work

My social media feed is filled with pictures of people working from su...

Jorge Alexandre
12 Nov 2021

How to make (and keep) friends as a digital nomad

When people envision the life of a digital nomad, they think about fre...

Jorge Alexandre
27 Oct 2021

The solopreneur's workspace optimization guide

The first thing my girlfriend does when we arrive at a new Airbnb is t...

Jorge Alexandre
22 Oct 2021

What modern workers want autonomy & (location) independe...

New research teaches us how to make decisions that lead us down a care...

Mark Travers
20 Oct 2021

Great news! You can now add multiple shareholders with Xolo ...

Ever since Xolo was founded (back in those days we were still known as...

Tarmo Osman
15 Oct 2021

The 8 most important steps to take during your first 3 month...

The beginning of your freelance journey can be one of the most excitin...

Emma Levin
11 Oct 2021

7 best online tools for scaling your business as a freelance...

Have you just started freelancing and are wondering where to get your ...

Allegra Hu
05 Oct 2021