Conducting Due Diligence on Clients

Not all clients are created equal

It can be so exciting to get your first client that you just want to jump right in!

But be careful — there’s two main issues you want to check in on before you engagement with a client: 1) their ability to pay you and 2) scope creep.

Freelancers often have real difficulty getting paid. Over half of freelancers struggle to collect payment, according to the Freelancers Union. In our experience, this is rarely malintent from the onset, but rather a well-meaning client becoming…