Creating contracts


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Creating contracts

When someone says they want to hire you for a project, you'll need to agree on a wide variety of points, what you'll do, how long it'll take, and what you'll get in return. If you don't write it all down, you're in trouble before you even start. That's what contracts are for. If you get work from a large organization that regularly uses freelancers, there's a good chance that they'll already have a contract for you. But very few small companies are that prepared and when starting out in your freelance career, a lot of your clients will probably be small companies.

So it's wise to have a generic contract ready that you can edit to suit individual clients as needed. Again, I can't give you specifics, because they change from place to place. Also, I'm not a lawyer so I can't give you legal advice, but here are some overarching themes to get you started. The essence of a contract is in two elements, Agreement and Consideration. The agreement...

Creating contracts
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Creating contracts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Freelancing Fundamentals

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