A common dilemma freelancers face nowadays.
This article describes the pros and cons of accepting a client’s friend request.
You have to keep in mind however, that most of the things you reveal on web are now easily accessible by everyone.
And your clients will Google you first!
It’s Another Mode of Communication
Instant communication is what everyone wants right now. They don’t want to wait for the email to come or for you to finish your meeting. Some clients want your answer now. This goes the other way to. If you know they are on messenger right now, you might be able to get a hold of them and ask a quick question and save 5 minutes typing an email.
You Need Strong Boundaries
If your client already contacts you too often outside of normal business hours, you might not want to accept them. Sometimes you do need to leave work at work and home at home.
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