Take the Fear Out of Contracts: November Meeting Recap

Perhaps nothing strikes more fear into the heart of a freelancer than having to negotiate a contract with a client. How do I know what to include? Will a contract hurt or help me? What happens if something goes wrong? To lessen that anxiety, we asked attorney Emily Morris of the Morris Law Firm for some tips. (As any good…

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Intellectual Property for Freelancers: I Created It, So I Own It …. I Think

As a freelancer, you probably encounter a variety of relationships where the ownership of your work product or another party’s work product may be in a gray area. To make sure that you and the parties you work with are on the same page, it’s best to clearly address the ownership issues at the beginning of the relationship. That way…

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GETTING PAID! : June Meeting Recap

Though we hopefully love what we do, we still want to get paid for our time, effort and talent. At Freelance Austin’s most recent lunchtime event, panelists Sherry Scott, owner of Resource Connections, LLC, and Fernando Labastida, chief content officer with Content Propulsion, shared some of their thoughts on making sure clients pay appropriately for services rendered. Incoming Freelance Austin…

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