Three things all freelancers want

I’m a freelancer; here are the three things I want from my clients:

  1. Money

If I was good at making money, I wouldn't have to sell my precious time for it. At least pay me what we agreed, and do it on time.

  1. Impact

Trust my expertise and use my solutions; it’s what you’re paying me for. If I work with you for six months on a project that doesn’t see the light of day, or that will look nothing like what I prescribed when it does, that’s six months forever erased from my career.

  1. Friends

Be my friend. Treat me well, set me up for success, help me make new friends, tell everybody how amazing I am. It’s what friends do.