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Clients are sometimes hard to work with, don't understand the technologies they are working with, or aren't very punctual with paying the freelancers they employ. Use this tag for dealings with clients that are less than beneficial, or when asking about how to deal with a particular case involving a client.

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It depends on how desperate you are for the money. One of the reasons I got into freelancing is because I can choose who I wish to work with. If clients are rude and persistently call me outside of b …
answered Dec 9 '13 by Neil Robertson
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Ideas are cheap and plentiful and most developers would probably have a few of their own that they'd like time to explore rather than stealing from someone else! To come to fruition, ideas need good …
answered Feb 16 '14 by Neil Robertson
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There are a few strategies I use to minimise this problem. Some of these need to be put in place before the start of the project. 1. Up Front Deposit Charging a 50% (or similar) up front fee at the …
answered Nov 24 '14 by Neil Robertson
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I have been in similar situations where clients won't listen to sensible advice. One approach is to accept that the customer is always right and proceed with whatever they instruct. Under these circu …
answered Jan 17 '14 by Neil Robertson
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I'd be hesitant to deal with a potential client with no obvious business or home contact details and who has asked multiple times to borrow money! ...if it is a scam, what can be done to inhibit s …
answered Jan 10 '14 by Neil Robertson