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Warning signs of bad clients

February 7

These are 6 early warning signs of a bad freelance client, according to a recent article on Freelancers Union website:

  1. They don’t respect your time
  2. They downplay your skills and experience
  3. They’re bad communicators
  4. They question your rates multiple times
  5. They have unrealistic expectations about outcomes and deadlines
  6. They try to wiggle out of signing a contract

…and some tips on how to avoid them:

  • Underpromise and overdeliver
  • Ask all the necessary questions
  • Look at past reviews from other freelancers
  • Trust your instincts

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