#FreelanceIsntFree

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Founded Sep 2014

Location New York , NY

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Members (190)

 


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You deserve to get paid for your work. Get updates on the #FreelanceIsntFree Campaign. Give and get feedback on your nonpayment or late payment story. Post articles and resources that provide information on remedies for deadbeat clients. Discuss issues related to getting paid.

 

 

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Mo Kinberg

NYC Council Members Are Saying #FreelanceIsntFree

Thank the 16 NYC Council Member Co-Sponsors of the Freelance Isn't Free Act. http://thankyoucouncilmembers.instapage.com/

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Sharon Bruce

"You don't want to burn bridges but...

... you have to pay your people!" Great article in Brooklyn Based about the freelance struggle to grow and thrive when your clients don't take ...

Freelancers may finally get paid on time with passage of new law

Erin Taylor is $1600 in the hole. And her situation isn't due to anything unsavory, ...

http://brooklynbased.com/blog/20...

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  • akshay kumar

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Sharon Bruce

It's the final countdown...

...to kicking deadbeat clients to the NYC curb! Sign our petition to pass the #FreelanceIsntFree Act and ensure your nonpaying clients get held accountable for ...

Sign the petition!

Get the Freelance Isn't Free Act passed in NYC

https://freelanceisntfree.org/

Naomi Piercey

An Awesome Free Tax Tool for Freelancers

I'm a freelancer and I recently helped build a tax quiz/tool to help other freelancers called Visor Vision. Best part? It's totally free. Try it ...

Visor Vision | Straight-Forward Tax Advice

Freelancer? Own a small business? Totally lost when it comes to your taxes? We're here ...

http://visorvision.co/

Sharon Bruce

#FeeNotFree campaign

Has anyone seen this campaign out of the UK? If you've ever thought, "why did this happen to me?!" you're SO NOT ALONE! Check it ...

#FeeNotFree (@HireALance) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from #FeeNotFree (@HireALance). #FeeNotFree. We support Freelancers No one should be asked ...

https://twitter.com/HireALance

Sharon Bruce

LAST DAY to say THANKS for Change!

Today is the LAST DAY you can sign our thank you to NYC's City Council Members for supporting the #FreelanceIsntFree bill. CONGRATULATIONS on helping to ...

Say 'thank you' to our #FreelanceIsntFree City Council supporters!

NYC Council Members are standing up for freelancers by sponsoring the

http://thankyoucouncilmembers.in...

Comments
  • akshay kumar

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trisha chin

Scammed and Stiffed in L.A.

I am being scammed by this start-up looking to get free work. They advertise for a full-time Art Director. When you go for the interview, ...

9 more comments
  • Eleanore Whitaker

    I am sure most of you are already aware that novelists have Predators & Editors ...

  • Nils Löwe

    I started a blog to collect these kind of stories about bad freelancing experiences. Would ...

Suyash Parnerkar

Seeking for Sales Director !!

Hello Everyone, A well-established Web development agency based in the central India with a proven track records in Website design , development & Internet Marketing ...

Sharon Bruce

Pro or anti-copyright?

Anyone have strong thoughts about copyrights, either for or against? Interested to hear the "against" perspective - and how it affects your business!

Comments
  • Eleanore Whitaker

    I am pro copyright. Having been through an ordeal with the first publisher of my ...

  • Shannon Medlin

    I think it depends on the piece and the creator's desires for it. Personally, as ...

Sharon Bruce

FastCo feels your nonpayment pain

Hey #FreelanceNation, have you seen this article in FastCo highlighting the World's Longest Invoice and the issue of nonpayment? If you've ever felt alone in ...

Freelancers, Add Your Unpaid Bills To The World's Longest Invoice

For freelancers, getting paid is sometimes the hardest part of the job: The majority of ...

http://www.fastcoexist.com/30583...

Stephen McBride - SWMCA Brands & Holding LLC.

Right on! Let's get this spread all over America!

Feel free to download and use this graphic to link to the campaign on your website. It can be scaled down to about 40 to ...

Comments
  • akshay kumar

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Sharon Bruce

Ever been to small claims court?

Tell us about your experience and help make positive change!

New York City Small Claims Court - Freelance Experience

New York City Small Claims Court - Freelance Experience.

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/28...

17 more comments
  • Jutta Jost

    NEED HELP! ---- Now that I vented about non-payment I have a current situation I ...

  • William Cortellessa

    Situations like this are why a written contract is essential before starting a long term ...

Daniel Washington

Daniel Washington

Hi everyone! My name is Daniel Washington and I just recently joined FreelancersUnion. I currently do not have any experience with freelance writing, but I've ...

1 more comment
  • Daniel Washington

    Thank you so much for the great advice! I'm getting back into writing again because ...

  • Lotus Raven Song

    Writing is most certainly the easiest way to get in touch with one's creativity. Good ...

Mark Krausman

Get Ready... CLIQ Elite Pro Network coming July 2016

We are the elite independent contractor network. We guarantee full payment for every phase of every project. No exceptions! CLIQ is now accepting pre-registration for ...

Sharon Bruce

Join us in Queens!

On March 31 join us at the Museum of the Moving Image for a Queens town hall! We'll be talking to Council Member Jimmy Van ...

Protecting Freelance Work in NYC

Join your fellow freelancers for a Queens-based meeting of the minds! How do YOU think ...

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pro...

Sharon Bruce

$270k owed to freelancers and climbing!

Let's show the world the scope of the nonpayment problem we face. Add your IOUs to the World's Longest Invoice and help shape the conversation ...

The World's Longest Invoice

Chances are a deadbeat client has stiffed you out of hard-earned cash. You're not alone ...

http://www.worldslongestinvoice....

1 more comment
  • Sharon Bruce

    Thanks Shannon! Can't believe we're over 875k already. If you haven't tried Fundbox, I'd suggest ...

  • akshay kumar

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Wisken Beeckman

Greetings from Belgium

Hi, I started as a freelancer 10 months ago and my 'business is booming. Here in Belgium freelancing is a new "thing". My biggest fear ...

Comments
  • monique martinez

    Hi Wisken, I'm in this same situation right now, my client paid 50% upfront before ...

  • Sharon Bruce

    Way to go Wisken! Monique, we hear so many stories like yours. Hopefully your client ...

Susan Singer SCPM

Greetings, freelancers - If, like me, you often invoice and receive payments through PayPal, you might be interested to know that PP has issued its ...

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  • Lotus Raven Song

    Thanks for the headsup! I don't use PayPal for the professional side of things, but ...

Mia Lambson

An extra tricky non-payment situation- help?!

I have been working on a freelance basis for a particular magazine for about 4 years now. The first 3 years I was only doing ...

Steven Lowell

Found this bumper sticker in Atlanta, Georgia

Great to see this in another large market. :)

Mo Kinberg

NYC Council Members Are Saying #FreelanceIsntFree

Thank the 16 NYC Council Member Co-Sponsors of the Freelance Isn't Free Act. http://thankyoucouncilmembers.instapage.com/

Comments
  • akshay kumar

    it was http://printablecalendarz.com/march-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ the http://printablecalendarz.com/free-printable-calendar-2017-templates/ logical http://printablecalendarz.com/april-2017-printable-calendar/ data http://printablecalendarz.com/may-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ that can be never http://printablecalendarz.com/june-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ happened ...

Sharon Bruce

"You don't want to burn bridges but...

... you have to pay your people!" Great article in Brooklyn Based about the freelance struggle to grow and thrive when your clients don't take ...

Freelancers may finally get paid on time with passage of new law

Erin Taylor is $1600 in the hole. And her situation isn't due to anything unsavory, ...

http://brooklynbased.com/blog/20...

Comments
  • akshay kumar

    it has been http://printablecalendarz.com/march-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ the http://printablecalendarz.com/free-printable-calendar-2017-templates/ useful http://printablecalendarz.com/april-2017-printable-calendar/ and http://printablecalendarz.com/may-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ have http://printablecalendarz.com/june-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ the data can ...

Sharon Bruce

LAST DAY to say THANKS for Change!

Today is the LAST DAY you can sign our thank you to NYC's City Council Members for supporting the #FreelanceIsntFree bill. CONGRATULATIONS on helping to ...

Say 'thank you' to our #FreelanceIsntFree City Council supporters!

NYC Council Members are standing up for freelancers by sponsoring the

http://thankyoucouncilmembers.in...

Comments
  • akshay kumar

    it was http://printablecalendarz.com/march-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ the http://printablecalendarz.com/free-printable-calendar-2017-templates/ logical http://printablecalendarz.com/april-2017-printable-calendar/ data http://printablecalendarz.com/may-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ that can be never http://printablecalendarz.com/june-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ happened ...

trisha chin

Scammed and Stiffed in L.A.

I am being scammed by this start-up looking to get free work. They advertise for a full-time Art Director. When you go for the interview, ...

9 more comments
  • Eleanore Whitaker

    I am sure most of you are already aware that novelists have Predators & Editors ...

  • Nils Löwe

    I started a blog to collect these kind of stories about bad freelancing experiences. Would ...

Stephen McBride - SWMCA Brands & Holding LLC.

Right on! Let's get this spread all over America!

Feel free to download and use this graphic to link to the campaign on your website. It can be scaled down to about 40 to ...

Comments
  • akshay kumar

    it was http://printablecalendarz.com/march-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ the http://printablecalendarz.com/free-printable-calendar-2017-templates/ logical http://printablecalendarz.com/april-2017-printable-calendar/ data http://printablecalendarz.com/may-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ that can be never http://printablecalendarz.com/june-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ happened ...

Sharon Bruce

Ever been to small claims court?

Tell us about your experience and help make positive change!

New York City Small Claims Court - Freelance Experience

New York City Small Claims Court - Freelance Experience.

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/28...

17 more comments
  • Jutta Jost

    NEED HELP! ---- Now that I vented about non-payment I have a current situation I ...

  • William Cortellessa

    Situations like this are why a written contract is essential before starting a long term ...

Sharon Bruce

$270k owed to freelancers and climbing!

Let's show the world the scope of the nonpayment problem we face. Add your IOUs to the World's Longest Invoice and help shape the conversation ...

The World's Longest Invoice

Chances are a deadbeat client has stiffed you out of hard-earned cash. You're not alone ...

http://www.worldslongestinvoice....

1 more comment
  • Sharon Bruce

    Thanks Shannon! Can't believe we're over 875k already. If you haven't tried Fundbox, I'd suggest ...

  • akshay kumar

    it was http://printablecalendarz.com/march-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ the http://printablecalendarz.com/free-printable-calendar-2017-templates/ logical http://printablecalendarz.com/april-2017-printable-calendar/ data http://printablecalendarz.com/may-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ that can be never http://printablecalendarz.com/june-2017-printable-calendar-templates/ happened ...