Creative Cow is a website filled with good advice from seasoned video professionals. Generally it is aimed at technically supporting the video and film community but occasionally a bit of advice comes along which applies to everybody.
The world of video and film is always a tough one; contracts are nearly always verbal, jobs appear and disappear in the blink of an eye and payments can be very, very slow.
Check out this article entitled “It’s All Your Fault!!! and other business advice for tough times” for some no nonsense business advice. Some of it won’t be relevant but it still makes for an entertaining read.