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How to Identify (and Avoid) Your Most Time-Consuming Clients

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A problem client can slowly chip away at your profit margin if you allow them to.

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In the early stages of your business, you’ll probably be grateful for every client you get. Each new client will represent a new stream of revenue, increasing your income diversity and helping your company grow. But at some point, the more-the-better approach is going to become less effective, because some clients are going to be more profitable than others.

But this measure of profitability isn’t strictly tied to how much

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