Books of Interest to Independent Professionals
(What? You work for yourself and you actually have time to read books?
Training Resources for IPs
For press coverage of the recent renaming of our talent agency, go to:
You can invent a name for your solo business, or simply use the one you were born with. We found that IPs disagree on this issue... Full story
Day in the Life of an Independent Professional
When it's hot in the Hamptons, superstar summer residents hire IP landscape designer Elizabeth Lear... Full story Tips
Taxes and Bombs:
Tale of a Dark Night in April
A trenchcoated man stalks the shadows in a rain-dark alley; a mad bomber tinkers with tubes and wires in his basement; a prosecutor slams the bars on a prisoner crying his innocence. We associate such images with 1930s movies, not with our own lives, but at least once every year -- usually in April -- IPs have a first hand experience of film noir.
Just Plain Taxes:
You Think You Can File an Accurate Tax Return, Do You?
Unless you think like Al Capone, you probably plan to file your tax returns. Still, the question remains even for the law abiding: "Should I do it myself, or pay a professional tax preparer to do it?" 1099 speaks with three professionals about the risks of each method.
John Doe on
marketing for IPs
John Doe? Huh?
client relations and
This week: San
alienation and despair
New every Friday
|Good grief, it's April! Are your tax returns driving you bonkers? Does your life suddenly feel like a toxic waste dump? Before you call Dr. Kevorkian, check out these
Key Web Sites for Tax Panic.
Our new zine gets letters! (Did you get mail when you were only a few days old?