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Freelance Poll: Will you be taking a break this Christmas?

With Christmas just around the corner, many freelancers are planning to wind down work in a few weeks to enjoy some well-deserved time off. Obviously not everyone celebrates Christmas, however the majority of companies ‘power down’ around this period too, so for many freelancers this is a great opportunity for a break from work – […] Read more…

Poll: Do you request part payment before starting a project?

I’ve been chatting to some freelancers recently about requesting payment for freelance projects before commencing with the job. Not the full amount necessarily, but a decent enough percentage. I have to admit, this isn’t something I’ve practiced. Perhaps because my clients in the past have mainly been long-term, social media or blogging clients where asking […] Read more…

Poll: How do you deal with difficult clients?

Difficult clients. Eurgh. At one point or other, all freelancers have to deal with The Difficult Client. Every difficult client is different – there’s the fussy clients (you will literally never please them), the ‘always one last thing to do that’s not part of the original contract’ clients, the never-reply-to-email clients or, my least favourite, […] Read more…