#FreelanceIsntFree

A HIVE

 

Founded Sep 2014

Location New York , NY

Conversations (88)
Members (234)

 


About this hive

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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Hive Leaders

Adriane  Irvin

Freehydro.newwatersciences.com

I distribute water filtration systems for them and I need a little help.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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...

Laura Murphy

Another nonpayment story...

We wish that we had to work hard to find freelancers with nonpayment stories. Unfortunately, that's not the case. Jon Harper, a theatre technician, shares ...

No good deed goes unpunished - how one freelancer lost $1050 from a deadbeat client

This post is part of a series of freelancer stories about waiting to get paid ...

https://www.freelancersunion.org...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

Comments
  • Lotus Raven Song

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

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...

Laura Murphy

What to do if the check never comes

Essential steps to take if you're facing late or nonpayment from our partners at Indepayment:

What to do if the check never arrives

Image credit: Flickr Anyone who offers a product or a service without being paid the ...

https://www.freelancersunion.org...

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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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/

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 ...

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

Laura Murphy

If you do one thing in 2016...

use a contract. USE A CONTRACT. use a contract... should we say it again? Ok, ok, we know we've been beating this like a steel ...

If you're not using a contract yet, this should convince you

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested ...

https://www.freelancersunion.org...

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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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 ...

Steven Lowell

Found this bumper sticker in Atlanta, Georgia

Great to see this in another large market. :)

Laura Murphy

Testify at the Freelance Isn't Free hearing

Big news! The City of New York invites freelancers to testify in regards to the need for better protections against nonpayment on February 29, 2016 ...

Freelance Isn't Free Legislation Hearing

Join us at a City Hall hearing for the #FreelanceIsntFree Act, where freelancers and advocates ...

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

Adriane  Irvin

Freehydro.newwatersciences.com

I distribute water filtration systems for them and I need a little help.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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/

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 ...