Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Coping with revisions and change orders, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
One of the best reasons to have a signed contract and a Terms and Conditions…Agreement is that they clarify what will happen when there are revisions -- and…there will be revisions.…Revisions and what they cost are where designers and clients have the most…disagreements, and often the confusion is purely about lack of timely…communication on the designers' part.…Statement number one in the terms and conditions agreement, as reviewed in the…previous movie, declares your hourly rates and that you'll get authorization…before performing any additional work.…
The areas of the contract that are most critical in regards to revisions are…those that indicate what will happen when a project expands.…This is commonly referred to as Scope Creep.…As a freelancer you need to be aware of when you're being asked to do something…that is beyond the scope and never make assumptions that it would be okay to do…the work and just bill for it in the future.…The assumption that clients make is that if the designer didn't say anything, the…
- 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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