A common complaint I hear from freelancers is how slow clients pay.

I know what they’re talking about because for the first few years of my freelance career I had the same problem. 

I’d write some sales copy for a client, get it approved and then check the mail for weeks hoping the check would arrive.

This can clearly create some serious cash flow problems. And it did.

It finally caused enough pain to motivate me to do something about it.

Today, I don’t worry much about “slow paying clients.” Here’s why.

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