Entries by Kim Merritt

How the SBDC Can Help Freelancers

Kim welcomes Beth Gantz, Certified Business Advisor with the Lorain CCC SBDC in Ohio to discuss America’s best kept small business secret, Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). SBDCs can be found in every state in the US, with more than 900 service locations, many attached to colleges, universities and economic development corporations.

Freelance Economy Landscape

57.3 million people in the United States freelanced in 2019, according to the “Freelancing in America” study conducted by Upwork and The Freelancer’s Union. That’s 36% of the US workforce. Kim Merritt, The URL Dr., and Top Rated Plus Upwork freelancer, explains the gig economy landscape in the US, who is participating in it and […]