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…

Should you drop your freelance rates?

It’s probably the most common freelance question: Should I drop my rates to find more work? You’re trying to get by as a freelancer and you are having trouble getting clients. You’ve been taught that you shouldn’t undervalue your skills…

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

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…