Conquer your freelance pricing anxiety in just 5 minutes

Conquer your freelance pricing anxiety in just 5 minutes

A friend of mine recently started freelancing again. He found it incredibly hard to apply for jobs. Not due to lack of skill or experience – but because he was agonising over what rate to charge. Here’s the advice I…

Freelance Pricing Guide: How much should you charge for your project?

Freelance Pricing Guide: How much should you charge for your project?

When you start out as a freelancer, it’s incredibly difficult to decide how much you should charge for a particular project. Charge too high, you might lose the client. Charge too low, you are undervaluing your services. I call this ‘pricing…

Email template: How to raise your rates with existing clients

Email template: How to raise your rates with existing clients

When you start freelancing, it’s common to lower your rates to attract new clients. This can lead to a situation where you are undervaluing your own skills. More importantly, you might be very busy but still can’t make ends meet. It’s tempting…

The freelance pricing MYTH – why your rates don’t matter

Is your freelance rate too high to find clients? Should you lower your rate so that you can find work? Perhaps your rate is too low and you’re not getting paid what you are worth? Here’s another suggestion: Start asking…

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Is it normal to undercharge when first starting out as a freelancer?

Are you having trouble finding clients willing to pay the rates you ask for? Especially when you’re starting out, the temptation is to cut your rates in order to get more work. Is that really the way to go in…

How can I get paid for extra work?

A friend asked me recently what to do about clients adding more work to an existing contract. They’d already done a couple of changes for free but it was becoming a bit too much. They were worried that asking for…

Should you drop your freelance rates?

Should you drop your freelance rates?

It’s probably the most common freelance question: Should I drop my rates to find more work? You’re trying to get by as a freelancer and you are having trouble getting clients. You’ve been taught that you shouldn’t undervalue your skills…