If you’ve never gotten an email from a dissatisfied client…well…you want to keep things that way. Freelancers with positive, productive, payful (that’s going to be a word, at least for this post) relationships with their clients didn’t get that way by accident. Some of us are just naturals when it comes to keep clients happy, […]
Updated 4/8/2019 This post will help you with Phase 3 of the Black Freelance Foundations Workbook…if you haven’t started yours yet, download it now! $15 and a Russian real-estate agent — that’s what started my full-time freelance career. Your first freelance client is crucial. Not because it determines your future (I don’t touch real […]
This post will help you with Phase 1 of the Black Freelance Foundations Workbook…if you haven’t started yours yet, download it now! One of the biggest financial risks you take as a freelancer is your retirement. Many traditional jobs offer contributions toward your retirement savings, or at the very least, incentive to save for the […]
Getting Paid: What’s your minimum project size for a deposit? Mine is $500 and I generally ask for 50% up front. Anything less than that, I can handle being screwed over on…I’ll be upset, but not sick-to-my-stomach upset. What’s yours? Want to discuss this in private? Come drop by the community boards!
This post will help you with Phase 1 of the BlackFreelance Foundations Workbook…if you haven’t started yours yet, download it now! My transition to freelancing was a relatively easy one. While I didn’t make the smooth transition of building a side income slowly while fully employed (though I was building solo-employment skills), I did have […]