Contracts & Pricing

Excellent online source for creative pros including sample forms: http://www.creativebusiness.com/forms.lasso

Must have clauses for freelance contracts: http://thenextweb.com/entrepreneur/2012/10/14/you-need-these-must-have-clauses-in-your-freelance-contracts/

http://www.alistapart.com/articles/designing-contracts-for-the-xxi-century/. Today’s post on designing contracts is particularly relevant. If you’ve never seen this site it’s a goldmine.

Reminder of printers guild book it has good examples

Mark Monlux’s pricing tutorial (dated but useful): http://198.173.235.195/estimatetutorial.html

Chris Haddad’s article on why he doesn’t work hourly: http://biznik.com/articles/why-i-dont-work-hourly-and-neither-should-you

Freelancer’s Union Contract Creator (I didn’t mention this, but I should have): https://be.freelancersunion.org/contract-creator/

Here is a very succinct article with five reasons not to drop your price.  I like the phrase “hagglers are a hassle”, I think we touched on this during the meeting.  It’s posted on Sitepoint.com

Hello Sign for online contracts. https://www.hellosign.com/ Doc u sign: http://www.docusign.com/  and this is the one my Mother’s realtor used: http://www.gopaperless.com/EsignOnline.aspx

Just came across a couple of good additions (Sheila):

Chris Lema on The Art of Giving an Estimate

And How Much Should a Custom WP Site Cost?

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