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It sounds like your contract isn't as explicit as it should be regarding payment. If this is the case, you need to use that to your advantage by using any leverage you hopefully have. If you can withhold delivery, that is your leverage. Do NOT give it away for nothing - especially not promises. If at all possible contract-wise, state that no more work will ...


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Your contract should ideally not just cover how often invoices should be made, but also how and when payment by your client should be made and late fees. The late fee part is there to protect you from this exact scenario. Your contract says you should be paid every two weeks. If your client violates this agreement beyond a reasonable timeframe, that's on ...


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Sometimes the money is not worth it. I offer discounted prices for well-behaved clients, and I overcharged the ones that are, well, no good people. Here's how you've got to look at it, the client is paying for you, which means that every resource he asks for that you need to use, has to be paid for. Is he paying for your blogging skills only? I don't think ...


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There are two parts to Intellectual Property. There is the stuff that the client is worried about: the sum total of an invention. Then, there is the stuff that you would really like to keep control of: all the bits and pieces and libraries that you build during this process and want to be able to use for another client without rewriting them again. As a ...


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