Partnerships: Contracts & Negotiation

Contract & Negotiation Red Flags

1. No Contract
2. No Payment Timeline
3. No Billing Contact
4. How Will You Get Paid
5. New Work, Outstanding Bills
6. No Licensing Language
7. No Termination Provision
8. Conclusion

Negotiating partnership contracts with brands can be annoying, nerve-racking or both. But it is a necessary and hopefully really productive process that deserves your time and attention. Don’t speed through it so that you can get to the fun stuff (the actual content creation). The devil is definitely in the details, and ignoring those details can make life difficult. So watch out for the items below each time you move through a negotiation process, and you’ll be far more prepared.

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