Where would we be without our clients?
We all know it’s important to maintain good client relationships, but what does that mean?
Setting the right expectations at the beginning of the project is key to keeping things on track. Sometimes, even this isn’t enough: scope creep, misunderstandings and poor behaviour will all feature in your freelance life at some point.
Retainers are seen as the holy grail of freelance work, but if they’re not set up correctly they’re more trouble than they’re worth.Read
Advertising your rates
Should you advertise rates on your website?Read
What being a musician taught me about working for yourself
Musician → Web Designer. These two fields seem worlds apart, but being a musician has been useful in my freelance career.Read
You’re not at war with your clients
How to avoid difficult client relationships.Read
Why freelancers should issue late fees
Late payments are a top issue for freelancers.Read
Five years of freelancing: 20 practical tips
In 2018, I marked five years of being a freelance web designer. Here’s what I’ve learnt along the way.Read
Protecting your freelance work
How to stop unscrupulous clients from nicking your work.Read
How Upwork worked for me
I started my freelance career on Upwork. If you ignore low paying jobs, it could work for you, too.Read
Freelancing with international clients
Working with overseas clients can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.Read