Tag Archive | "Pricing"

What Should You Charge for Copywriting Services?

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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What Should You Charge for Copywriting Services?

If you are in the business of freelancing writing then it is crucial that you figure out what you are going to charge your clients. There is a fine line between pricing yourself too high so nobody will hire you and pricing yourself so low that you are starving to death. Discovering what you charge [...]

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Overdelivery and Expertise Equals Profits

Monday, July 26, 2010

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Overdelivery and Expertise Equals Profits

A lot of freelance writers and content providers can manage to get the customers to their site or profile on elance.com or guru.com but very few can get them to return or tell other people how great their experience with you as a freelancer actually was. The secret is not to rest on your laurels [...]

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3 Ways to Evolve Your Freelancing Career

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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3 Ways to Evolve Your Freelancing Career

There comes a time during the course of your career as a freelancer where you have a steady influx of clients, and most of them go away satisfied with your services, ready to refer other people to you. Things are going well, and you’ve even had to turn down clients because of being swamped with [...]

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Fixed vs. Hourly – The Rate Faceoff

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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Fixed vs. Hourly – The Rate Faceoff

Fundamentalism can have its disadvantages in today’s world. Many freelancers will stick to their ideologies and never swim in different waters, perhaps fearing that they may try new things – God forbid! Some freelancers who charge fixed task-based rates will never charge to hourly and vice versa. I will, therefore, make the case for fixed [...]

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3 Ways to Skyrocket Your Income as a Freelancer

Sunday, September 6, 2009

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3 Ways to Skyrocket Your Income as a Freelancer

Our cash flow as freelancers is crazy at times. During one month we won’t see a single penny reach our hands, whilst the next the whole world’s wealth seems to shower us. This is a problem within itself for freelancers, and there isn’t much you can do to stop this from happening. In current times, [...]

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101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you are in total control of what you do with your time, who you work for, how you work, and when you work. You control all aspects of marketing, and servicing your clients. That is why it is the ultimate goal of a freelancer to reach a state where their work flow [...]

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Doing It Free: Great Move or Self Destruction?

Saturday, August 8, 2009

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Doing It Free: Great Move or Self Destruction?

In the world of freelancing, many freelancers will tell you to never work for free, as if it is a crime punishable by death. I beg to differ, in some cases. So, I have discussed the what-where-when-how-who of working for free.

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