#FreelanceIsntFree

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Founded Sep 2014

Location New York , NY

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Members (233)

 


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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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Peter Hilton

The #FreelanceIsntFree Campaign made it to the White House!

Did everyone see this? So cool!

President Obama declares "Freelance isn't Free"

As Freelancers Union Founder and Executive Director, Sara Horowitz is an innovator for tomorrow's workforce. ...

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

Mo Kinberg

Here's what one freelancer did when the check wasn't in the mail

Here's an example of one way to deal with a deadbeat client. What have you done?

What one freelancer did when the check WASN'T in the mail

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

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

Frederick Harris

Freelance Isn't Free Is NOT The Entire Answer

Freelance Isn't Free is a nice idea. It's worth supporting if the purpose is trying to change public opinion, meaning the opinions of the public(s) ...

2 more comments
  • Charles Smart

    Is there a way for me to use this email address, timerity1@gmail.com, without using Outlook? ...

  • Susan Singer SCPM

    Freelance Isn't Free may not be *the* answer, but it inspired me to re-invoice someone ...

Barbara Boughton

Payment for editing work w/no written contract

Hi everyone. I was recently hired by a medical publication to do some editing work on an ongoing basis. The agreement was via phone (I ...

Comments
  • Mo Kinberg

    Oral contracts are valid, albeit harder to substantiate. At this point you could send them ...

J B

Does anyone have experience with https://escrow.com/? I really like all the suggestions that y'all provided here and just wanted to check on this last thing. ...

Comments
  • Talusier LaSalle

    Hi JB! We created a platform to solve that problem freelancers who want to work ...

Danielle  Arminio

Hi all. I am a professional makeup artist based in NYC, and specialize in print and commercial advertising. My main clients are Broadway ad agencies, ...

Comments
  • J B

    Request your terms. I put it in my contract and if they dont read the ...

Mo Kinberg

White House Summit on the Future of Worker Voice

What is one message you want to say to policy makers about client nonpayment? The #FreelanceIsntFree Campaign made it all the way to the White ...

Matthew Schwab

Need a Lawyer

Hi There, Looking for a lawyer to help for unpaid services in New York City. Does anyone have a recommendation?

3 more comments
  • Jesse Strauss

    Talking to a lawyer is a great first step. Especially if you can resolve this ...

  • Shahid Umer

    Would you please guide me how do I recover my funds ? I already done ...

Mo Kinberg

Got a few minutes? Freelancers Union just launched our Annual Independent Workers Survey. The focus is on non-payment. Please take the survey and continue this ...

Djouonang Landry

Hello Friends. Happy to tell you about a new freelance platform for freelancers who are based only in USA, Canada, AUstralia, and UK. Find freelance ...

Comments
  • J B

    Barbara - can you remove this post regarding citilance that is spammed all over these ...

Tareion  Fluker

have contract. Client still won't pay

I have a client trying to default on a business contract. How do I get her to pay in the state of Georgia? I'm afraid ...

1 more comment
  • Tareion Fluker

    Thank you. I keep reading conflicting advice about whether or not freelancers should sue when ...

  • Jesse Strauss

    I would tend to agree that these debts need to be collected. Freelancers are the ...

Jaki Levy

Freshbooks + Stripe = Win. Harvest is also great but I got on Freshbooks first and have never looked back. I used to use PayPal ...

Comments
  • Talusier LaSalle

    Hi Jaki, We created a platform to solve that problem for freelancers who want to ...

J B

What payment solutions do you use as a freelancer? I have been using oDesk for several years, running unknown clients through them, but they are ...

Comments
  • C. H.

    I was doing checks because all my business was word-of-mouth. I'm growing now though and ...

  • C. H.

    To add to that – yes, you lose a bit on merchant fees. However, I ...

Peter Hilton

The #FreelanceIsntFree Campaign made it to the White House!

Did everyone see this? So cool!

President Obama declares "Freelance isn't Free"

As Freelancers Union Founder and Executive Director, Sara Horowitz is an innovator for tomorrow's workforce. ...

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

Mo Kinberg

Here's what one freelancer did when the check wasn't in the mail

Here's an example of one way to deal with a deadbeat client. What have you done?

What one freelancer did when the check WASN'T in the mail

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

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

Frederick Harris

Freelance Isn't Free Is NOT The Entire Answer

Freelance Isn't Free is a nice idea. It's worth supporting if the purpose is trying to change public opinion, meaning the opinions of the public(s) ...

2 more comments
  • Charles Smart

    Is there a way for me to use this email address, timerity1@gmail.com, without using Outlook? ...

  • Susan Singer SCPM

    Freelance Isn't Free may not be *the* answer, but it inspired me to re-invoice someone ...

Barbara Boughton

Payment for editing work w/no written contract

Hi everyone. I was recently hired by a medical publication to do some editing work on an ongoing basis. The agreement was via phone (I ...

Comments
  • Mo Kinberg

    Oral contracts are valid, albeit harder to substantiate. At this point you could send them ...

Mo Kinberg

White House Summit on the Future of Worker Voice

What is one message you want to say to policy makers about client nonpayment? The #FreelanceIsntFree Campaign made it all the way to the White ...

Matthew Schwab

Need a Lawyer

Hi There, Looking for a lawyer to help for unpaid services in New York City. Does anyone have a recommendation?

3 more comments
  • Jesse Strauss

    Talking to a lawyer is a great first step. Especially if you can resolve this ...

  • Shahid Umer

    Would you please guide me how do I recover my funds ? I already done ...

Tareion  Fluker

have contract. Client still won't pay

I have a client trying to default on a business contract. How do I get her to pay in the state of Georgia? I'm afraid ...

1 more comment
  • Tareion Fluker

    Thank you. I keep reading conflicting advice about whether or not freelancers should sue when ...

  • Jesse Strauss

    I would tend to agree that these debts need to be collected. Freelancers are the ...