Tag Archives: business

Why Every Freelancer Needs a Contract

Freelancing. While we love it, it definitely comes with its fair share of headaches. The number one complaint we hear involves not getting paid by clients. But there is something you can do to protect yourself – and the integrity of your work – before entering into a working relationship. While probably 95% of the more »

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Get It in Writing: Contract Essentials

Instructor:  Duncan McQueen, Attorney at Law Wednesday, February 15th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM Bizperc, 1800 Baltimore, 6th floor, KC, MO Cost: $30 There are so many horror stories of self-employed individuals being taken advantage of. If it hasn’t happened to you, count yourself lucky. Because chances are, it will at some point in your freelance more »

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What Ad Agencies Want

Instructor:  Jennifer Spencer, The Spencer Group Wednesday, February 8th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Bizperc, 1800 Baltimore, 6th Floor, KC, MO Cost:  $30 What do ad agencies want? That’s an excellent question. And if you ask ten different agencies, you’re bound to get ten different answers. That’s why we’ve invited in the fabulous Jennifer Spencer of more »

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Ready to Open up a Can of Whoop Ass?

Have you ever experienced any of the following with a client? -  Pays late -  Requests spec work -  Refuses to submit a deposit -  Calls late at night -  Expects work overnight or over a weekend -  Won’t pay because they didn’t like or use your work Chances are, you have. And if you more »

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How to Deal with Difficult Clients

“I had one client who wouldn’t pay me … for over a year!” “I had one who yelled at me like I was her teenage daughter … for half an hour!” “I had one who wanted me to do five logo designs … on spec!” We’ve all heard the horror stories. And many of us, more »

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