It is the age of the Freelancer and the Entrepreneur

Work is changing When we plan our careers the big question is what will happen to the workforce in the next 10 years? All we can be sure of is the way we work is changing rapidly. Most of that change will be driven be buyer behavior rather than technology. Advertising is a 500 billion dollar industry. Internet advertising is hammering the print media. Newspapers and magazines will have to change their business model to adapt to digital. Freelancers have a tremendous opportunity to help local businesses leverage the internet. Small business entrepreneurs can leverage the internet to reach a global market. The retail industry is facing major change as consumers shift their purchasing online. I used to enjoy browsing the bookshelves at Borders. I would ask for a book and would be told they could order it for me. I would go home and order the book from Amazon at half the price. Borders had no idea what was happening to them until they went bankrupt. The same thing is happening to Sears, Macy╩╗s, and other big department store chains. Opportunity for freelancers and entrepreneurs The inevitable change in how we buy things will put millions of people out of work, but it will provide freelancers opportunity to provide written content, photos and video to local small business. Larger businesses will be looking for people who can help...

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