Going Solo (US Edition) (Pre-Order)




“This Guide is a veritable bible for anyone who is their own boss” – News Attic

Whether you are a dog groomer, a real-estate agent, actor, lawyer, or graphic
designer, Going Solo is for you. Should you incorporate? What expenses can you deduct? Do you need a website? What about insurance? How do you negotiate a contract? Set up a payroll?

Find the answers to all of your questions about starting your own business in Going Solo, the essential toolkit for self-employed Canadians. Drawing on deep personal experience, authors Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoit Nadeau give you the practical information you need to succeed in daily business life. Whether you need an invoice template, advice on managing relations with your banker, planning an advertising campaign, it’s all here in a clear, comprehensive, and accessible format.

Paperback * 415 pages

ISBN #978-1-990823-27-5

Release Date: September 26, 2023 (U.S. & Canada)


Julie Barlow grew up in Hamilton, Ontario and has been working as a freelance writer since 1995. She writes for magazines and newspapers in Canada, including Chatelaine, Report on Business and L’actualité, and has published in The New York Times, USA Today and more. Author of eight books, including her latest, The Bonjour Effect, Julie is presently developing a TV documentary series based on her book The Story of French, written with husband and partner Jean-Benoît Nadeau. She lives in Montreal with Nadeau and their two daughters.

Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, and a political science graduate of McGill University, Jean-Benoit Nadeau once held a job for a total of 29 days and has been self-employed for 35 years. A regular reporter and columnist to L’actualité (Canada’s main national French magazine), he is also a past contributor to the Report on Business Magazine, and has signed papers for various American, Canadian and French publications. His freelancer status has allowed him to live in various venues like Phoenix, Toronto, Paris and Montreal as well as undertake radio, film and book projects, some of which with his spouse and partner Julie Barlow.


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