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Getting paid

Freelancers

How a Famous Movie Mantra Can Help Entrepreneurs Get Paid Faster

How to use 'Goodfellas' to your advantage in business.

What to Do When Final Payment is Due and the Client Won't Pay

Use these tips to avoid working for free.

3 Tips for Designing an Invoice That Gets You Paid Promptly

Your invoice is a chance to inform and remind the customer of what you agreed to and that you delivered.

How to Snag Higher Paying Gigs

Starting out as a consultant, freelancer or entrepreneur can be daunting: The pickings are slim. But as businesspeople build up their clientele, they can start to be choosier about what projects they take on.

10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers

Consider this your vendor checklist, from costs and payment options to purchasing terms and sell-through. We've got you covered.

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