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Developing your client base

There are times when your freelance business needs a little push to keep the work – and money – rolling in. Clients can be very fickle. Add to that the possibility that the contract you were working on has finished, the company has recruited for the vacancy you were covering or the person on long-term… Continue Reading

Intermediaries – the not-quite clients

Intermediaries are a fact of working life for many freelancers. The idea is, you potentially get more work although at a lower rate, given that the intermediary takes a cut for getting you the work. Is that all there is to consider? Probably not, if my own experience of the ups and downs of working with intermediaries… Continue Reading

Saying no—without the drama

There are times when you have an enquiry from someone you just know you won’t like working with. It might be the attitude or tone that comes across in the emails, the wording or what the person is asking for (or not). Regular readers may remember the phone call I had one day where the… Continue Reading