[thelist] Advice on Getting That First Client

Eike Pierstorff eike.p at t-online.de
Sat May 11 06:56:01 CDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of m u i n a r
> Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2002 6:00 PM
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thelist] Advice on Getting That First Client
> At 21:54 10.05.02 -0400, you wrote:

>Sometimes it turns out that the
> customers who are looking for a cheap price,
>are those who try to get the
> absolutely most out of you...
> Only work for people that you like. Your feelings at the
> first meeting can
> be important signs, like a preview of what to come after the
> project started.
> Mike

Even if you like them and even if you don't charge money make sure you
get a (printed) contract that says 1) exactly what is is that you'll do
for them and 2) that all legal stuff (copyright etc) is handled by your
I maintained a charities website for 2 1/2 years (and paid their
webspace, too) and was finally being sued for alleged misuse of the
charities name. So I guess it's better to protect yourself.

-- eike

eike pierstorff
eike.p at t-online.de
inhabitant1 at davenant.net

"The gods do not protect fools. Fools are protected by more capable
(Larry Niven)

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