What do you do when a client wants to treat you as an employee rather than an independent freelance business owner? I answer two questions from freelancers dealing with this conundrum: the first centers on a retainer agreement and the second is dealing with a performance review. I present the case for why you’re not an employee, and ways you can respond if you find yourself working with a client who wants control. A third question deals with how to protect your work during a creative review.
Some warning signs freelancers tend to overlook because they want the project.
Succeeding as a freelance creative begins with how you think. How you think affects how well you do creatively and business-wise. What you think either hinders or promotes. We all struggle with limiting beliefs and negative thinking, but we don’t have to embrace them. In this episode I share for your consideration a mindset shift through the analogy of gardening and farming. This may make a difference for you if you’re struggling as a freelance creative.
Q&A Session on various topics for freelancers Neither speculative nor pro bono work generate income for you. With each, you’re working for free. In this episode
How a conversation about pricing turned into a conversation about ownership. Getting paid what a project is worth is challenging. This is especially true if
Changes to employment law change the landscape for independent contractors in California Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) is an expansion of California law making it
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