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January 28, 2019

The prostitute principle

This guy I know…

Ahem…

Once told me that veteran prostitutes demand their money upfront. Because they’ve learned the hard way that once a client gets what they want, they’re a lot more likely to walk away without paying.

And, there’s not a lot they can do.

Sound familiar?

Oddly enough, I’ve never had a client flake like that. I guess growing up like I did, I always had that “b!@#$ better have my money” mentality. So, I came up with a system for getting paid that ensured I got mine…

But, didn’t require the client to pay 100% upfront…

So, they don’t get scared off.

And, kept them comfortable throughout…

So they KEEP paying.

Best part, for me, is it also weeds out the tire-kickers and freebie-seekers so I only deal with people who are serious about hiring me and I know will have the money to actually pay for the project.

Because I can’t stand that B.S. 

Anyway, I teach the method I use in my Beginner’s Guide to Freelance course. You can start taking the course on my free tutorial site here: https://www.johnsfreetuts.com/freelance.

Later,

John

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