Coronavirus and Freelancers: What should you do if a client can’t pay?

Since the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown, many freelancers have experienced a drop in clients and income. Some have already delivered work only to find that their client now can’t pay. So, what should you do if your client can’t pay your invoice? … More Coronavirus and Freelancers: What should you do if a client can’t pay?

What Is the Ideal Amount of Freelance Clients?

When I first started out as a freelancer, I never really considered the ideal number of clients for my workload. In fact, for most new freelancers, it’s a case of saying “yes please” to any and all clients. But if you don’t want to be under-earning or over-working, considering your ideal basket of clients is … More What Is the Ideal Amount of Freelance Clients?

How Do You Get Your First Freelance Client?

As a newbie freelancer, it can be very difficult to bag your first freelance client. Especially when you’re competing against already established freelancers. So today we’ll look at why it’s so difficult to get your first freelance job—and I’ll give you some tips to help you land your first client. Why is it so difficult? … More How Do You Get Your First Freelance Client?

What Should Be Included in a Freelance Contract?

As a freelancer, it’s important to have a contract in place with every client, as this protects both you and the client. This document can also be known as your “terms of business”. What’s included in this contact depends on your specific circumstances and the kind of freelance work you do. However, you can get … More What Should Be Included in a Freelance Contract?

As a Freelancer, What Can You Do When Clients Don’t Pay?

When you’re a freelancer, you rely on clients paying up—and on time—in order to earn a living and pay your bills. But there’s rarely a guarantee they’ll do so, which is a big risk in the freelance world. No freelancer wants to be left out of pocket for work they delivered. So today we’ll look … More As a Freelancer, What Can You Do When Clients Don’t Pay?