Non-compete clauses are often part of regular employee contracts but are finding increasing use in freelancer contracts. Not looking at a non-compete properly could lead to quite a bit of trouble. Read more about NCC and what should you pay attention to before you sign!
In a time where competition stresses the best of the best freelancers, portfolios have become more important than qualifications. But for most freelancer designers, developers, and writers, a dark milestone awaits them: confidentiality agreements and NDAs. How can you look past it to create a great portfolio?
One of the biggest obstacles you’ll ever encounter as a freelancer is an inconsistent monthly income. When your bills remain almost the same year-round, but your income fluctuates every month depending on how many projects you are able to take on, freelancing can quickly begin to feel like an unsustainable, stressful career to have.
Intellectual property rights are something all freelancers that create should be concerned with. As with all legal details, it can be tempting to just ignore it and hope that a sensible legal system will take care of things in the right way. But not knowing your IP rights can hurt you financially as a freelancer.