Become Part of Your Community

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...


How AI is Changing The Landscape for The Self-Employed
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard at least one person mention Chat GPT. Artificial intelligence is now bigger than it has ever been before, with companies like Open AI, Google, and Microsoft all throwing their hats in the ring with generative AI.
Posted on May 29, 2024
Celebrating Self-Employment
Catina Downey is the President of Nicole’s Event & Meeting Space, Inc, which does business (dba) as NES Cornhole Lounge in Glen Allen, Virginia. Catina is a certified public accountant (CPA), proud US Army veteran, and mother. The business is a unique and versatile event space with indoor cornhole space and a lounge. The NES Cornhole Lounge provides a space for organizations and individuals to gather and have a great time. The business caters to organizations holding team-building or networking events as well as cornhole tournaments and leagues. Additionally, our venue is perfect for birthday celebrations and other milestone events.
Posted on May 29, 2024
The 2024 Race Is In Our Sights
The 2024 election year is shaping up to be a pivotal moment in American politics, spanning from the presidency to local state legislatures. On the presidential level, President Biden is seeking re-election against former President Trump, with national polls indicating a tight race as we approach Election Day on November 5, 2024.
Posted on May 29, 2024
The Best Ways to Network, Get Leads, & Drive Sales for the Self-Employed in 2024
Fresh approaches and techniques are used by entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, and small business owners to generate new leads. Lead generation is essential for the growth and diversification of businesses. Regardless of whether you are an entrepreneur, solopreneur, or run a family business, these recommendations can help you overcome lead generation and growth challenges!
Posted on Apr 29, 2024
Visibly Self-Employed
Montrie Rucker Adams, APR, Fellow PRSA, DTM, MBA is president and Chief Visibility Officer of the award-winning Visibility Marketing Inc. Through strategic and effective marketing communications and public relations campaigns, companies become “more visible” thus increasing their awareness and ultimately impacting the bottom line. Clients include government, academic institutions, energy, capital improvement and healthcare institutions.
Posted on Apr 29, 2024
Self-Employed and Micro-Business Owners Continue to Navigate a Mixed Bag of Economic News
The first weeks of April included a steady stream of economic data that continued to be a mixed bag. While there were continued bright spots, including continued declines in unemployment, inflation increased slightly after falling for several months.
Posted on Apr 29, 2024 by Katie Vlietstra
The Retirement Paradox: Confidence Soars, Bank Accounts Don’t
A Reality Check for Entrepreneurs Raise your hand if you’re a business owner who dreams of ditching the hustle and sipping pina coladas on a beach, guilt-free. Now, keep it raised if you have a million stashed away for said Pina Colada Retirement Plan. Reality check: Despite a whopping 56% of entrepreneurs claiming total retirement confidence, their bank accounts tell a different story. Turns out, a staggering 75% of solopreneurs haven’t even cracked the half-million mark, according to
Posted on Mar 29, 2024
Creative Self Employment
Pronounced “en-em-dee-sigh-nz”, NMdesignz is committed to transforming creativity into unique brand marketing solutions for small to medium businesses. Their vision is to level the marketing playing field for clients against larger corporations with big budgets. The values of integrity, creativity and commitment are woven into the fabric of their work. NMdesignz is a mighty little team of creatives, photographers, videographers, strategists, mom’s, snowmobilers, coffee-drinkers and Hobby Lobby enthusiasts located in Pepperell, Massachusetts, a little town that borders New Hampshire. No matter the client’s focus, they look to work with those who share similar values and excitement to making an impact.
Posted on Mar 29, 2024
Biden Address Nation, Congress Passes First Spending Bill, and the FY24 Proposed Budget is Released
It was a busy month in Washington, the President delivered his annual state of the union, Congress advanced the first of two funding bills for the current fiscal year, and the Biden-Harris Administration released its FY24 budget. First, at the invitation of the House, President Biden delivered his State of the Union on March 7, outlining the administration’s accomplishments and setting forth the legislative agenda for the coming year. Here are some key takeaways from the address:
Posted on Mar 29, 2024
What the Newly Implemented IRS Modernization Plan Means for the Self-Employed
For many small business, micro business, and family business owners, tax season can cause a big enough headache that they turn to a tax professional for guidance. Luckily for small business owners and self-employed individuals, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is in the midst of a six-year IRS Modernization Plan that is designed to simplify and streamline tax processes while improving how the agency interacts and communicates with taxpayers and the tax community.
Posted on Feb 28, 2024

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!

See what you've been missing...

Tax Questions, Experts
NASE has a dozen experts that will help members answer their questions.
Posted on Jun 13, 2024 by Keith R. Hall
Silver Membership
MetLife Accident Insurance is a very good supplemental product. Go to and check it out.
Posted on Jun 06, 2024
Solutions Designed to Keep Your Business Productive
NASE members gain access to fantastic benefits like a 5-10% discount on Dell branded products.
Posted on May 30, 2024
AARP Grant Sponsorship
AARP extends their sponsorship of NASE Growth Grants to support new small business owners over the age of 45.
Posted on May 23, 2024 by Keith R. Hall
NASE Member Testimonials
What are NASE members saying?
Posted on May 16, 2024 by Scott P. Stryker

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...

Automating Business Processes: Streamline Inventory Management
Let’s explore how small retailers are leveraging low-code/no-code platforms to gain a competitive edge and transform inventory management.
Posted on May 28, 2024 by Anthony Lucas
Effective Risk Management: Preparing Your Small Business for the Future
Risk management involves identifying, assessing, and prioritizing potential risks to your business, followed by implementing strategies to minimize their impact. For small businesses, effective risk management is crucial for ensuring long-term success and stability. By understanding the types of risks your business may face, you can develop proactive measures to protect your assets and operations.
Posted on May 23, 2024 by Ella Woodward
E-commerce Essentials: Tips for Self-Employed Sellers to Thrive in Online Marketplaces
If entrepreneurs want to leverage the accessibility of e-commerce spaces for success, they’ll need to make sure they set a foundation for success. In this article, we’ll break down how that foundation is laid, considering the infrastructure e-commerce entrepreneurs will need, how to successfully launch a product, and how to leverage time-tested growth strategies.
Posted on May 23, 2024
Navigating Regulations: Legal Tips for Small Student-Run Businesses in the USA
If you’re a college student running or considering starting a small business, you’re embarking on an exciting journey of entrepreneurship. Balancing this endeavor with studying, assignments, and school life is no small feat.
Posted on May 21, 2024 by Anthony Lucas
Harnessing the Power of Affiliate Programs for Small Businesses
This article examines the scope of small company affiliate programs, their benefits, their use, and several best practices.
Posted on May 21, 2024 by Andrea Johnson

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Don't Forget...

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.

Have questions? Feel free to contact us via our web form, customer service hotline or ask an expert!

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