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?
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?
As a freelancer, clients are your lifeblood. But when you unknowingly take on a difficult client, they can drain the life out of you—sapping your time, energy, and enthusiasm. To avoid these nightmare situations, it’s better to weed out bad clients before you start working with them. So, when and how do you spot a … More How to Spot and Avoid Difficult Clients
As a freelancer, a happy client means a happy freelance life. You want your clients to be happy so they pay you on time, leave you a great review, come back for return business, and recommend you to others. But how do you keep your clients happy? Today, we’ll look at the entire process of … More How to Keep Your Freelance Clients Happy
As a freelancer, there are numerous places to find potential clients. But often, we find one place or method and stick to it, which limits our chances to find new and different clients. So today, I’ll let you in on ten places that you can find freelance clients. Some you’ve no doubt tried—others perhaps not. … More 10 Places to Find Freelance Clients
When you work as a freelancer, it can be tempting to accept every client who comes your way. You most likely rely on winning clients to make money and pay the bills, so it’s tempting to agree to work with any client who requests your services. But if you’ve ever worked with a difficult client … More How to Turn Down a Client as a Freelancer
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?
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?
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?