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parishwendy
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Should I report a rude potential client?

A potential client initially emailed me asking me to perform a job for half of my posted hourly rate. I politely declined saying that my rate was non-negotiable. They came to me again asking me to do the work -- for half my rate -- and when I declined again, they insulted me with the following message: 

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Is this worth reporting or should I just move on? 

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wlyonsatl
Community Member

Who would you report it to? And to what end?

 

There's no upside for you giving these people any more thought. There are plenty of good clients out there.

 

 

petra_r
Community Member


@Wendy P wrote:

"That's OK. And FYI.. your ebook wasn't really that good. Even has poor grammar in it but we were going to give you the benefit of the doubt. Good luck." 

Is this worth reporting or should I just move on? 


 Report them for what? Bad manners? There is no profanity, no swearing, no threats or racism or anything that is reportable.

 

Think, "Ah well, sour grapes because they can't afford me!" and move on.

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