Every freelancer at one point in their career has completed a project for a client, only for that client to magically disappear without a word (or a penny). It’s frustrating, emotionally and financially draining, and just flat-out wrong. Here, I'll discuss ways that freelancers can avoid these situations by asking for payment in advance.
Everyone deserves to get paid for the work they do - especially in the age of the coronavirus where every penny counts. That’s why freelancers should ask for a deposit, or full payment upfront when taking on a new client.