Become Part of Your Community

At the National Association for the Self-Employed, we believe that the best way to get people to get involved with your business is to first get involved with the community your business serves. We know you're time is important which is why we've compiled a short list of some of the powerful tools the NASE has to offer you and your business. Best of all... the tools and resources listed below are offered at no additional cost!


The SelfInformed is a monthly publication that has all sorts of useful informational articles such as how to prepare your taxes, manage your marketing dollars effectively, utilize some of the more popular NASE business tools and more!  The best part... it's a FREE publication!  Here are the most recent releases...


Best 9 Technology Hacks for Small Business Owners
On top of actually selling, small business owners often singlehandedly manage a variety of day-to-day tasks: accounting, record-keeping, inventory, marketing, and more. Without a large team of specialized employees or a large budget for outsourcing such work, the more mundane details of maintaining a company can become overwhelming.
Posted on Aug 26, 2020
Empowering Self-Employment
Yengyee Lor is an NASE Member from Weston, Wisconsin and is the Founder, Coach, and Consultant at Faithful Consulting LLC. Faithful Consulting provides leadership, training, team building, facilitation, goal planning, strategizing, coaching, counseling, assessments, and management to help individuals and organizations with meaningful solutions that create positive and meaningful solutions both internally and externally.
Posted on Aug 26, 2020
Congress Recesses; Trump Signs One Executive Order and Three Memorandums in Response to COVID-19
On Saturday, August 8, President Trump signed for executive orders in an effort to provide economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress was unable to come to an agreement prior to the August recess; however, House and Senate leaders have said they will call back members if a deal materializes during the recess.
Posted on Aug 26, 2020
7 Ways To Get New Customers
Whether you’re launching a new venture or already have an established customer base, the key to growing your small business is winning new customers. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) offers seven proven techniques for reaching new customers. These methods are used by businesses large and small, but most cost little beyond a commitment to their implementation and sustained practice.
Posted on Jul 24, 2020
Dell Offerings for NASE Members
EXCLUSIVE PARTNER PROMOTIONS NASE Members receive up to an additional 10% off all Dell branded products on DEDICATED PARTNERSHIP With one-on-one dedicated support, you can conveniently call, talk or chat with your Dell Technologies Advisor directly.
Posted on Jul 24, 2020
Continued Relief for America’s Self-Employed
In a letter to congressional leaders, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) submitted several policy objectives that should be included in the next phase of relief legislation that the Congress looks to consider in the month of July.
Posted on Jul 24, 2020
Top Tips for Surviving the Summer for the Self-Employed
As a self-employed small business owner, you’re used to wearing many hats. You might be the boss, the marketing department, a childcare provider, and an IT expert all on the same day. You have to keep yourself on track, become an expert at what you do, and keep it all running smoothly at the same time. There is an incredible amount of pride and freedom that comes with being self-employed and running your own business, along with numerous challenges you deal with every day.
Posted on Jun 26, 2020
Protecting Self-Employment
Andy Pham is the Founder of Company Alarm located in Meridian, Idaho. Andy Pham is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully started more than 30 companies in the last 20 years. Those businesses range from real estate development to medical technology to oil and gas drilling and production programs. Company Alarm, started in 2019 after Andy himself had an incident of business identity theft.
Posted on Jun 26, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Signed Into Law
In June, Congress approved a bi-partisan bill to provide greater flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program, introduced by Representatives Phillips (D-MN) and Roy (R-TX), the changes address issues that the NASE has advocated for reforming.
Posted on Jun 26, 2020
Top 5 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make
The path to starting a small business is rocky. Whether you’re establishing yourself as a freelancer or trying to get a new business up and running, there are a few trip hazards to watch for along the way. Some mistakes are small, and part of the learning curve for self-employed careers. Others can leave you flat on your face if you aren’t watching where you step.
Posted on May 29, 2020

NASE Minute

Perhaps you just want to sit back once a week and watch a video with the latest business tip from the NASE? We've got you covered! The NASE Minute is our weekly video series designed to focus on some of the most commonly asked about topics and presented in a short amount of time so you can get what you need to know and be on your way!

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Growing Your Business Through Referrals
How do you generate more leads and drive referrals to your business?
Posted on Sep 24, 2020 by John K. Hearrell
Making Small Businesses More Successful
NASE's #1 Goal is to help small businesses!
Posted on Sep 17, 2020 by Keith R. Hall
Small Business Stress Relief
Stress can pile up quickly…but it doesn't have to. Listen to Scott Stryker as he offers tips to relieve stress.
Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by Scott P. Stryker
Protect Your Identity with LifeLock
Did you know that 1 in 4 people have experienced identity theft? Unfortunately, identity theft is a real threat. That’s why the NASE partnered with Life Lock years ago.
Posted on Sep 03, 2020 by John K. Hearrell
Tax Return Extended Due Dates
What are the extended due dates for tax returns?
Posted on Aug 27, 2020 by Keith R. Hall

You can see other NASE Minute segments or even subscribe to our YouTube channel here.

NextBizThing is your one stop, go-to place to get your business listed in a community of other business minded professionals like yourself. With you can not only list the general information about your business but promote any campaigns you have, share valuable articles about your products and services, promote your social media channels and more!

We invite you to explore the site and even try it out. There isn't anything to lose.

Self Made

Self Made Blog

Self Made is our staff blog. Our resident Government Relations expert (Katie Vlietstra) works hard to relay the information that you need to know about what's happening in the community and how it effects you!

Here's the latest blog entry...

New Dell Technologies Partnership and Growth Grants
NASE is thrilled to share news about our new partnership with Dell Technologies, which makes learning and working easier and more interactive with their high-tech laptops, desktops, servers, mobile workstations, and electronics. Dell’s mission statement involves driving human progress by allowing better access to technology worldwide.
Posted on Sep 16, 2020
Tech Tools for Small Business Owners to Help Maintain Efficiencies During Critical Times
Entrepreneurs risk it all to launch and maintain a successful business. There are numerous hurdles to overcome along the way. Many small business owners are now facing new challenges given the current state of the economy and new regulations due to the pandemic. However, small business owners are quite resilient and are managing to thrive even during tough times. To help ease the transition into new territory there are many resources and tools that can be implemented. Technology, especially, can help to keep businesses on track.
Posted on Aug 25, 2020
How You Can Find New Clients as a Freelancer
The gig economy has been gaining ground for years. As of 2017, there were 55 million gig workers in the U.S. alone. Thanks to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s likely we’ll see an even greater rise in gig workers and freelancers throughout the country.
Posted on Aug 20, 2020
Resources for Disabled Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
One of the greatest perks of living in America is the ability to hone a creative idea into a business started from scratch. Anyone with the right mindset and a smart product can make the dream happen. People with disabilities may feel like they have a steeper hill to climb, but that is not necessarily the case.
Posted on Jul 30, 2020
Ways Solar Energy May Save You Money During Quarantine
While millions of people around the world are still in quarantine to slow the spread of COVID-19, that does not mean it is easy staying home all the time. People are more concerned about saving money than ever before as the world continues in these uncertain and unprecedented times. During quarantine, it can be more challenging to save money as you don’t have access to your usual spread of resources, but that doesn’t mean there is nothing you can do. Solar energy can help you save money and energy during quarantine and beyond while being environmentally friendly.
Posted on Jun 22, 2020

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Along with our member benefits, we have MANY, MANY resources to help you effectively interact with your community and help drive business to you. We invite you to browse this site and see what works best for you.

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NASE SelfInformed

Your NASE Member E-Newsletter arrives in your inbox each month with the latest NASE news, and informative articles to help you run your business. SelfInformed is an exclusive benefit of NASE Membership.