Marketing 6 mistakes independent PR and marketing pros make Once you go independent, stop acting like an employee, lay out your boundaries upfront, and, most important, make sure you get paid. By Amanda Miller LittlejohnFeb. 11, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.