Behind-the-scenes advice for busy solo professionals courtesy of Michael Katz, Blue Penguin Development

still haven’t heard back from a new client.


It was a small project – a writing assignment for our copywriting business.

We wrote a first draft and sent it over. Now it’s been a week and no response.

Will he reemerge? I hope so.

But it’s the reason we always, always (did I mention, always?) get a significant deposit, up front, when doing work for any new client.

This way, if they do disappear for good, all you’ve lost is a client.