When your client asks for video revisions the first time, you are excited because you know you are close to completing the project – and getting PAID.
But, after the first round of revision, you client sends your a longer list of revision request and you are are like WTF! Why didn’t he/she spot these issues the first time I shared the video?
Considering that it may take you 1 day to find a suitable freelancer to take over the project, having them understand the presentation style, idea and so forth will take you another 1-2 days. He/she will have to send you their version then you review it before sending it to the client.
First, get this – most clients who hire freelancers remotely was once freelancers themselves. They have been on the freelancing business and they know how it works. In-fact, some are still freelancers at time of their search.
So what does this mean? It means that they are aware of most of the things happening in the freelancing world. As a result, they have a clear picture of the kind of freelancer they want to hire.
Like photography, anyone can do a screen cast video- all they need to have is a computer installed with a screen-casting software and headphones with microphone to record their voice-Period!
So, how can you make this a business if anyone can do it? Who will pay for a such service?
If you do good job, you will probably get results which means more money. That ‘more money’ part is very exciting to many. But if you are not careful, it is very dangerous. Money is good. It’s thrilling when you know you are getting paid to do what you love.
Any freelancer with proven track record will tell you that they regularly get requests from both past and new clients to work on a project within a very short timeline-in fact, it’s the client who sets the timeline.
When this happens, the client will offer to pay you more to complete the project. But not all of these clients will mention this when making their request, and if you are naive, you will accept the project and charge them your regular rates.
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