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A Project Guide to UX Design: For user experience designers in the field or in the making, Second Edition

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3. Proposals for Consultants and Freelancers: A Guide for Those in the Business Who Also Manage Their Own Business

It can be challenging enough to manage projects and client expectations, but if you don’t have an appropriate agreement in place, you can find yourself on the losing end of any project you take on. Proposals and statements of work are essential to protecting your business—and yourself—from financial and legal troubles. After you accept a project and shake hands, make sure you spend the right amount of time composing an agreement that details the terms of your relationship and the payment schedule for your client.

Russ Unger

Proposals

There is an old saying that “no good deed goes unpunished,” and the same generally goes for getting ...

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