4 Ways to Manage Your Freelance Force to Success

With the growing numbers of online marketplaces such as HourlyNerd, Elance-oDesk, TaskRabbit, and Uber there is a growing trend in the number of freelance workers in America. According to a survey released at the beginning of September, freelancers now make up 34% of the population. Now, more than 1/3 of Americans make a living […]

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How Important is SEO to Your Business?

We made this handy infographic to show you!

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Case Study Tuesdays: HiredPen Finds Success with HourlyNerd

Business Profile: HiredPen Inc, is a boutique communications firm that helps leading social science researchers and foundations find a broader audience for their work through writing, editing, and digital publishing.

Problem: The firm was looking for a Nerd to develop a plan for continued growth and advice on current pricing models, with alternative options. 

HourlyNerd Solution: HiredPen […]

By |September 16th, 2014|Success Stories|0 Comments|

HourlyNerd CMO Dan Slagen Discusses the B2B Sharing Economy on VentureBeat

Dan Slagen, CMO of HourlyNerd, occasionally writes for VentureBeat, a leading source for news and perspective on technology innovation. This week, Dan discussed how the sharing economy is expanding beyond P2P and into the B2B space.
From VentureBeat.com:

“The next generation of the sharing economy is B2B”
Though peer-to-peer marketplaces dominate the current sharing economy, the number […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Case Study Tuesdays: Military Job Networks Finds Success with HourlyNerd

Case Study Tuesdays: Military Job Networks Finds Success with HourlyNerd

Business Profile: Military Job Networks, a 1776 company in Washington DC, is dedicated to making veteran hiring and networking easy, with the only online career platform that requires veterans to verify themselves.

Problem: Military Job Networks was looking for a MBA to conduct a market analysis on the US government contractor industry and subsequently provide a marketing […]

Top 4 Reasons Your Company Should Hire a Consultant

Consultants are typically held in high regard, flaunted around the office by someone with a smile that says “That’s right. I’ve brought in the heavy hitters.” Now, while this occurrence is often met with doubt, snide remarks and disapproval there are a few core opportunities to introduce consulting to your businesses.

1.    Expertise
Consultants are typically […]

Case Study Tuesdays: GAF Finds Success with HourlyNerd

Business Profile: Founded in 1886, GAF has become North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing.

Problem: GAF was looking for someone to take a training presentation that was developed in PowerPoint, which contained navigation, videos, downloadable documents and audio clips, and turn it into a web page.

HourlyNerd Solution: GAF selected a MBA alumnus […]

HourlyNerd Hires Ari Sussman as VP of Product Development

BOSTON, August 21, 2014 – Ari Sussman has been named Vice President of Product Development at HourlyNerd, an online talent marketplace that connects businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies, with MBA students and alumni, providing them with top tier consultant services at a fraction of the cost of traditional firms.

In his new role, […]

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    Your Top 5 Fears About Hiring Consultants – And How to Overcome Them

Your Top 5 Fears About Hiring Consultants – And How to Overcome Them

The benefits of hiring consultants for your business are well known—they offer fresh ideas, an unbiased, outside perspective, and have a results-oriented focus. Although many are aware of the benefits consultants bring, many balk at the idea of hiring a consultant for their own business, even though they would benefit from the expertise immensely. […]

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    Case Study Tuesdays: LEAPS Trading Finds Success with HourlyNerd

Case Study Tuesdays: LEAPS Trading Finds Success with HourlyNerd

Business Profile: LEAPS Trading offers accounting services to entrepreneurs nationwide.

Problem: LEAPS Trading was looking for a material write-up to submit to potential investors.

HourlyNerd Solution: LEAPS Trading selected an alumnus of the Marshall School of Business with professional background in real estate finance and capital investment. The Nerd delivered a write-up that was both professional […]