Questions tagged [evaluating-clients]

Questions about evaluating new clients and their reliability when working as freelancer.

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What's the most important consideration when accepting a new client?

I'm a freelance developer who started over 20 years ago. I need to improve my ability to avoid clients that can be considered a bad use of my time. So I'm asking you (developer or not): what is the ...
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How to get paid and figure out if I want to keep this client

I have a client who is not paying on time, but it looks like the specifics don't match similar questions on this SE site. I got a call from a client I did website work for years ago. I had not done ...
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How important is it to be a nice guy to your clients?

How important is it to be a nice guy to my clients? Specifically, I'm wondering if I need to make efforts outside my work responsibility. The other option is getting the work done and leaving. The ...
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Unprofessional to leave before project ended for better paid project?

I just recently started freelancing (software development) for a new client; they're a start-up and my old boss is the CTO. They gave me a 3 month freelancing contract which doesn't specify how many ...