Getting clients to pay: 10 tips for freelancers

Clients and pricing are two subjects very close to my heart – in fact, I talked about them at the Port80 webconference in Newport in May 2012. And let's be clear here, I feel qualified to speak on the subject as I've made pretty much made every mistake under the sun when it comes to the topic – it's a miracle I'm still in business!

Well, that's maybe overstating it, but the truth is that I managed to learn from my mistakes and have the scars to prove it. And I'm hoping this article will help you as well.

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