Not getting paid can be really scary, especially when deadbeat clients make lame excuses or generally disrespect you and your work.
For Halloween, share your best bloodchilling client horror story: What's the worst thing a client has said to you? on Twitter or Facebook with the hashtag #FreelanceIsntFree.
— Freelancers Union (@freelancersu) October 28, 2015
Don't have a story? Spread some awareness by sharing the frightening facts:
- 77% of freelancers experience client nonpayment
- On average, freelancers lose $6,000 annually due to late or nonpayment
- One study estimated freelancers may be collectively owed 1 billion in unpaid wages
- Cumulatively, freelancers spend 22,000 hours pursuing unpaid wages annually
It'll be a scream!