Going freelance is an exciting and nerve-wracking decision. There are certainly positive aspects; there’s no boss to answer to, and you’re in charge of your workload and time. But you also aren’t guaranteed an income, and need to work hard to keep and retain clients. When you’re trying to build a client base, making the right decisions is key, but many people make common mistakes that inhibit their ability to build their business. In this article we discuss five of the most common mistakes, and how you can avoid them.