Business Guides - Clients

Choosing your clients

How to choose profitable clients that boost the 'feel good' factor as well as your portfolio.

Communicating with clients

Nurturing good clients will reap rewards many times the effort invested.

Whose clients are they anyway?

Legal tips on whether old contacts should stay in the past.

Creating proposals

If you have been invited to submit a proposal on a project you will need to detail how you would carry out work on the project in question.

Contracts and schedules

The terms you agree with your client ahead of starting work are critical in terms of protecting your business. As every freelancer will tell you, document everything, the services you agree to carry out - the project's requirements, timescales and any other considerations to ensure successful project completion - at the start and any changes to that brief during the project.

How to manage difficult clients

As a freelancer, encountering a difficult client could be described as an occupational hazard that needs to be dealt with carefully and strategically...

Top 10 tips to happy clients

Some brief tips to ensure repeat business.