One audio recording from PENCON 2018
When to Say Yes, When to Say No: Understand Your Services and Your Clients
As a freelance editor, it’s tempting to work with every client who approaches you (especially when you need the money!). Some clients, however, are not a good fit, and it can be more beneficial to walk away than to sign the contract.
This session will start by looking at the four main types of edits (and making sure everyone can identify the services they’re providing) and help editors identify which services they offer (as well as identifying their strengths and weaknesses). We’ll look at situations when it might be better to say no, why that would be, and how that can help strengthen the editing community as a whole.