Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Contracts with clients, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
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We've covered what's needed if you're working with an agency, but if your…contract is directly with the client, it needs to have much more detail.…I supplied a contract template in the resource files for you to reference.…Generally, this contract has six distinct sections.…You'll find the language I use is not legal, there's just clear objective…phrases and common terms.…The first section states the basic information including the contract date, the…names of the companies entering into the contract, and the name of the project.…The client information should appear in standard business format.…
The scope of the work needs to be defined in terms of its size, production,…deliverables, and number of components.…Is it something completely new or does it need to adhere to existing materials?…Where's the text and imagery coming from?…How many ideas will be produced for review?…How many refinement phases will there be in terms of the design?…And finally, what will be delivered?…An estimate of fees will be provided in task category such as design, meetings,…
- What is a freelancer?
- Tracking expenses
- Paying taxes
- Understanding business licenses
- Creating contracts and invoices
- Preparing, transferring, and storing files
- Tracking billing and payments
- Managing your work-life balance
Skill Level Beginner
Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreementswith Terry Lee Stone1h 10m Appropriate for all
Running a Design Business: Starting Smallwith Petrula Vrontikis1h 33m Appropriate for all
1. What Is a Freelancer?
3. Agreements and Contracts
4. Professional Practice
5. Organization and Getting Paid
Creating past-due notices2m 47s
6. Long-Term Success Strategies
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