What Hoops Will You Jump Through for Your Clients?

We freelancers go to great lengths to keep our clients happy. After all, we want to be known for providing excellent customer service. So we usually do our best to meet client requests--even that means jumping through some hoops to keep the client satisfied. However, some customer requests are just plain unreasonable. This post describes some "hoops" that aren't worth jumping through--even to make a client … [Read more...]

How to Deal with Bizarre Content Requests as a Freelance Writer

While writers are often stereotyped as being antisocial and bizarre, sometimes the work writers are assigned is even more so. As a writer, offbeat requests can include interviewing artists nonstop at a concert without any scheduled breaks, being asked to change a write-up of an interviewee just to keep the peace, writing about an uncomfortable topic, or writing about something you've never even heard of. … [Read more...]