Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of running your own business? Written by a successful independent contractor, it describes just what an independent contractor is and provides a list of simple requirements to get you started as an independent contractor. Once you've determined that you have the skill or experience to provide a service and the determination to make it work, it will show you how to create viable business, financial and marketing plans--from the initial idea, to finding financing and providing insurance, to developing a marketing strategy and selling your services. There is also a valuable section covering the important areas of law and contracts.