If you are a client, the only way you can make a difference in a Freelancers life is hiring with a view of working with them for long term. It's obvious, by the time you decide to hire, you have already done your due diligence and made sure that they have all that it takes to complete the job.
We are all wired to look for the best in everything- so long we can afford to pay for it. We feel bad when fail to find the best or when we are tricked to believe its best when it isn't.
Many freelancers leave money on the table because they are not able to handle additional tasks proposed to them by their existing clients. Reason? Most of them are worried that they will fail to deliver because they lack the desired skills to do the job. Moreover, they are afraid to hire their fellow freelancers to do the job.
We all know the obvious reasons most people would hire a freelancer - when he/she has a lot of work at hand. Most entrepreneurs will wait until demand for their services skyrocket then they start to hire.
While this; realistically is the best approach to hiring a freelancer as you only hire on demand, the same approach is so predictable and in a long run, it tends to crash when dry spell hits.
When most startups or a new clients fresh at hiring freelancers hear about a 'Freelance Agency' they picture a big company charging a lot of money to accomplish a given freelancing task. They overthink and imagine that they can't afford to hire one.
In this blog post, I share with you 4 types of Freelancing job offers you need to think twice before accepting.
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