Alyssa Gregory is a small business collaborator and the founder of the Small Business Bonfire, a social, educational and collaborative community for entrepreneurs.

Alyssa's articles

  1. 13 Ways to Avoid Burnout

    When you freelance or own a business, it can be challenging to get away from work, especially if you love what you do. But if you don’t take time to regroup, you are at risk of burning out. Here are some ways to avoid that from happening.

  2. Why You Need A Powerful Elevator Pitch

    An elevator pitch can do a lot more than just provide a summary of what you do. It can be one of the most powerful networking tools you can use generate new leads, develop relationships and advance your career.

  3. Tips for Managing Communication Overload

    Good communication is one of the most important parts of building relationships with clients, but what happens when a client needs more contact than you are willing to give? Don’t end the relationship just yet; give these ideas a try before throwing in the towel.

  4. Bartering Basics for Freelancers

    Bartering is the process of swapping your goods/services for the goods/services of someone else without exchanging money. While bartering takes many different forms, it can be a way for freelancers to expand their businesses and collaborate with others.

  5. Open Source Image Editors … for Designers?

    Can a designer use an open source image editing application and produce the same high-quality designs? Here is a look at three open source options that may make you think differently about free image editing tools.