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Webinar: What Every Creative Freelancer Needs to Know About Contracts

by Harris Brown

We recently co-hosted a webinar with the Editorial Freelancer’s Association on the topic of contracts for freelancers. The webinar was led by Vinay Jain, Shake’s Chief Legal Officer, and covered everything from how to ensure you’ll be paid for your work to clarifying your scope of work to managing your client’s expectations. If you weren’t able to join, check out the recording below!

Among the topics covered were:

  • How to ensure you’ll be paid for your work
  • Ways of keeping freelance projects on scope
  • Tips for specifying who owns your work
  • How to clarify client expectations
  • How to deal with contract cancellations
  • Ways to limit liability
  • Tips for deciding whether to form a company
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Harris Brown

Harris is the Director of Growth at Shake, where he is focused on driving new users to Shake and ensuring they have an excellent experience once they arrive. While studying Economics at Stanford, Harris cut his startup chops as an early employee at Piazza, a Q&A platform for students and instructors. He briefly forgot how much he enjoyed the experience, but after a stint working in investment banking for UBS, he’s finally made his way back. Harris once took a coding course (or two) and sometimes likes to act like he can code.

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