20 Pricing Principles for Freelancers

"How much do you charge?" If you're a freelancer, you've been asked that question before. You may not have known what to say, or you may not have been comfortable with the price you quoted. That's because pricing our services is one of the toughest issues that freelancers face. No one seems to agree about pricing. There's a lot of opinions out there and many of them contradict each other. What's a … [Read more...]

Open Thread: Do You Accept Rush Work?

Some freelancers dread them. Other freelancers welcome them as a way to make extra money. I'm talking about those last-minute jobs with impossible deadlines that freelancers are sometimes asked to do--otherwise known as "rush work." There are several approaches that a freelancer can take towards rush work. … [Read more...]