Have you considered accepting digital payments in your freelance business?
Today my guest, Michael Brooks, shares his expertise with cryptocurrency and how it affects your freelance business. We discuss whether you should accept digital currency, transaction fees, and managing cryptocurrency with international clients.
You’ll hear Michael’s concerns with cryptocurrency in the future, maintaining compliance, and why he thinks freelancers need to be more accepting of mobile payments.
Here are some things we covered in this episode:
- Michael shares how his business changed when he committed to one thing
- Does cryptocurrency have a place in freelancing?
- Managing cryptocurrency with international clients
- Where Michael thinks digital payments are going
- Should you accept digital currency now?
- Is digital currency preferred?
- Handling transaction fees
- Michael shares his concerns with cryptocurrency moving forward
- Keeping money in a foreign bank account
- Why freelancers need to be accepting of mobile payments
Michael Brooks is a strong believer in harmony, teamwork, loyalty, and partnership. He has spent years building successful businesses with remote freelance talent and implementing strategic solutions through digital marketing and electronic payments.
As founder of award-winning online freelance marketplace goLance, Michael made it his mission to help others by finding new business solutions through digital marketing and electronic payments.
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Laura Briggs is empowering the freelance generation. Through her public speaking, coaching, and writing, she helps freelancers build the business of their dreams without sacrificing all their time, family, or sanity. Laura burned out as an inner-city middle school teacher before becoming an accidental freelancer with a Google search for “how to become a freelance writer.” Since then, she’s become a contributor to Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and Writer’s Weekly. She worked for more than 300 clients around the world including Microsoft, Truecar, and the Mobile Marketing Association. She’s delivered two TEDx talks on the power of the freelance economy for enabling freedom and flexibility and how it’s being used to address the technical skills gap in the U.S. Laura is the host of the Advanced Freelancing podcast, a sought-after public speaker on the gig and digital freelance economy, and a freelance coach focused on aspiring six-figure freelancers. Laura’s books, courses, and coaching have reached over 10,000 people.
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