Open Thread: Is The Economy Hurting Your Business?

This Monday I want to discuss something a little more serious. No matter what country you’ve been hiding in, chances are you’ve heard about the economic turmoil that’s plagued most of the world. Things have become very tough for a lot of people.

But what about us, as freelancers?

Freelancers are definitely better off in some ways — we can’t be fired, after all — but depending on the industry, we could be just as vulnerable as anyone else. It’s not easy to run a freelance business if clients aren’t buying…

How are you handling the economic changes? What effects have you seen in your business? Are you doing anything different as a result, or to prepare?