Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video General principles, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
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Go get a strong cup of coffee as we plow through some really dry but important…legal documents in this chapter.…I wish we could just call them communication tools because that's really what they are.…They define who is responsible for what, what's being delivered, and what…it's going to cost.…And also, what the ramifications are if things change.…They are agreements that both parties discussed, sometimes negotiate, but mostly they…solidify your business approach.…It signals that you value the work that you produce and that what you do is not a hobby.…
Good business helps you earn respect and build trust.…Everyone wants the project to go smoothly without any misunderstanding or conflict.…The beginning of a project is the best time to be having these discussions, not…after something has gone wrong where fingers are being pointed as to whose fault…it is, and who is going to pay for it.…
- 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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