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10 Ways to Get Your Animation Clients to Pay You On Time

Getting your animation clients to pay you on time is a common problem for many businesses and individuals. If you’re new to the business, you may assume that you’ll automatically get paid after getting hired or completing a job, but, typically, that’s just the beginning of getting your paycheck.

Check out this post to learn some tips on how to get your clients to pay you on time.

10 Ways to Get Your Animation Clients to Pay You On Time

1. Set expectations from the start.

2. Customize your invoices.

1. Set expectations from the start. 
2. Customize your invoices.

3. Automate your invoices.

4. Get paid at least a 50% upfront.

3. Automate your invoices. 
4. Get paid at least a 50% upfront.

5. Give your clients an easy payment process.

6. Send gentle reminders.

5. Give your clients an easy payment process. 
6. Send gentle reminders.

7. Keep communication lines open.

8. Maintain friendly relationships with your clients.

7. Keep communication lines open. 
8. Maintain friendly relationships with your clients.

9. Give your clients incentives for paying on-time or early.

10. Don't agree to new work unless outstanding payments are settled.

9. Give your clients incentives for paying on-time or early. 
10. Don't agree to new work unless outstanding payments are settled.

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