6 ways to collect payments as a freelancer

Whether you’re are a freelancer, consultant, or running a small business, receiving payment for your work on time is crucial. Nothing is more frustrating than having to chase your clients multiple times for the same invoice, when you should be spending that time building up your design portfolio. And late payments can have a massive impact on your cash flow. 

Thankfully, there's a subset of tools for graphic designers dedicated to meeting freelancer needs, including collecting and managing payments. If your work demands recurring payments on a regular basis, such as a project fee split across a period of months, a retainer service, or even web hosting, these tool can help simplify the process. 

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Steven Wu is the co-founder and technical director of R & W Media, a leading Magento London agency. He frequently writes for well-known magazines and online publications.