Tag: red flags

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Client Green Flags: 11 Signs of a Good Client

I’ve been freelancing full-time for 17 years, and it took a while (and a bunch of not-so-great clients) to realize: You can have really good clients—and only good clients! Sure, maybe you need to sow your oats with some bad clients to realize what good looks like. But if … Read On ›

Client Red Flags: 11 Signs of a Bad Client

“I should have paid attention to the red flags.” Freelancers often say this about a project that has gone wrong. And it’s true. Most of the time, in hindsight, there were red flags. But if we pay attention to them sooner, we can eliminate problem projects from the get-go … Read On ›