5 Things to Include in Your Freelance Contracts to Protect Yourself

Your contract can prevent some sticky situations.

Anna Burgess Yang
The Startup
Published in
6 min readMar 23, 2024

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Freelancers have mixed opinions about contracts. Enforcing a contract is challenging, as it often requires an attorney and money.

On the other hand, that’s the worst-case scenario (like not getting paid). Contracts are great for outlining the…

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Anna Burgess Yang
The Startup

Freelance Writer. Practical Tips for Solopreneurs. Career pivots are fun. 🎉 https://annabyang.start.page/