Why My Client Refused to Pay Me

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Why My Client Refused to Pay Me

Well, this was awkward

What happens when you are working with a client on an Interior Decorating or Design project and they suddenly refuse to pay you?

Today I’m sharing a real client experience of that exact scenario which happened to me a few years ago.

As I always like to be real and provide as much value as I can when sharing these types of stories, you’ll also learn:

  • How long I was in business when this happened
  • How the client found me
  • The scope and cost of the project
  • Events leading up to our final visit
  • What I did when the client refused to pay me

Yup, you do not wanna miss this!

Key takeaways and learning points:

  • Always have a signed contract that you review with your clients project to commencing design services.
  • Never be out of pocket for services or when selling products.
  • Don’t beat yourself up. Learn from the experience and move on.

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