Call your client when work decreases

Talk to your client when work dries up

Here’s something interesting about the freelance mentality. When all is going well, we feel on┬átop of the world. Then, when work starts to decrease from a particular client, we get worried. Is our work really good enough? Have they found…

Client stopped responding - should you stop working?

Client stopped responding – should you stop working?

You thought you’d done everything right this time. A contract was signed, the project got started and the client regularly sent you feedback. Then, suddenly, nothing. Silence. Your client stopped responding. Emails are not being answered and the client seems…

How can I get paid for extra work?

A friend asked me recently what to do about clients adding more work to an existing contract. They’d already done a couple of changes for free but it was becoming a bit too much. They were worried that asking for…

How to say goodbye to difficult clients (without hurting their feelings)

How to say goodbye to difficult clients (without hurting their feelings)

Not all clients are good clients! A case that comes up time and time again is the client who is slow to respond to emails, doesn’t answer phone calls and keeps pushing back the payment. This can go on for…

Your client hasn't paid - here's what to do next

Your client hasn’t paid – here’s what to do next

Getting paid for your work is crucial for your business – and even more so if you’re dependent on the income to pay this month’s rent. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world. As a freelancer, you will sooner…