You labour. Then you invoice and get compensated. That’s the definition of business. Yet, what if your clients take their sweet time when it comes to compensating you? You need cash now. But in this case, your sense of urgency and that of your clients probably aren’t the same. Cash flow is important to every business. However, when you are a freelancer running a creative business — and your livelihood depends on your clients’ payments. The quicker you can get them to pay an invoice, the better.
If you have been freelancing for any length of time, you’ll know that customers can, and sometimes will haggle over price.
And if you are new to the world of freelancing being thrown into a haggling situation can be a bit daunting.
On one hand, you don’t want to give in to their every need and feel crappy about your pay check. But at