Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Using standard conditions of agreement, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
Refill that cup of coffee.…I'm now going to review Standard Conditions of Agreement or terms and…conditions document.…It should be called a dozen ways to keep things from going wrong.…It's really a great tool for communication.…If you and your client understand this agreement, it's rare that there will be a…dispute or misunderstanding, really.…This agreement is necessary if you're working directly with the client.…Think of it as a business relationship pre-nup.…We don't think anything is going to go wrong, but just in case it does, everyone…is clear as to what's going to happen.…
It's signed only once and doesn't need to be sent with subsequent contracts…unless your client contact person at that company changes.…These agreements are easy to review and agree upon at the beginning of a…business relationship, when feelings are great and everybody is excited to work together.…Use them to stay out of trouble.…You must understand this document if you give it to your client.…Often I go through it point by point with a new client just so there's no…
- 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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