Talk To Your Freelancers. Especially The Ones You Owe Money.

There is a company that is slow, if ever, in paying certain freelancers.

They are meant to get paid in thirty days. After thirty days, when they inquire, they are told there is a cash flow problem but they are just about to put the cheque out. After sixty days they are told the same thing. And still nothing.

Then the freelancer e-mails me.

I e-mail the company head to ask what’s going on.

The freelancer is then told the cheque has just been posted.

This happened a lot at the beginning of the year, it’s starting to happen again.

Cash flow blows, we know, expenses suddenly come in. Publishing comics, hell publishing anything, can be a real issue. Which is why communication at all levels of a company is important. Ignoring someone you owe money to, doesn’t make them nicely inclined towards you and they are more likely to contact me or post their frustrations online. It’s all about doing the best with what you have…

Odowd

Chris O’Dowd And Ray Romano To Lead Get Shorty Series

Real Robot Reactions To Morgan Trailer May Be The Most Chilling Video You See Today

Bear With A Machine Gun… New Trailer For Russian Made Guardians

blackmonday2

Black Monday Murders Makes A Killing On Advance Reorders

grootthumb

James Gunn Discusses Groot’s Growth Cycle And When Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Is Set

JonFavreau

Jon Favreau and Seth MacFarlane Head To Space

Mechanic

Jason Statham And Jessica Alba Talk Mechanic: Resurrection

xmenmcavoy

Bryan Singer Says Legion Will “Relate To Future X-Men Movies”

AshPoster

Ash Vs Evil Dead Gets Patriotic In Season 2 Poster

Ulises Farinas’ Motro, Part Of Oni Press Solicits For November 2016