If you work independently offering any kind of service, from freelance writing to financial consulting, you have to set your rates. How do you go about that? Here are a few things you should keep in mind when setting freelance rates or fees to avoid common mistakes.
It’s not uncommon for individuals interested in freelancing to think about potential rate and fee structures in terms of their familiar forty-hour work week. But a freelancer’s hours are actually broken down in two different ways: total working hours (similar to an employee’s work schedule) and billable hours.… Read More
When you work in a service-oriented business, such as independent consulting or freelancing, your professional image is vital to your career. When a potential client meets you, they’re not thinking about how great your company is. Instead, they’re trying to guess how great you are.… Read More
Find out how to set freelance writing fees effectively, so you never undercut your earnings and set yourself up for failure with common rate-setting mistakes many freelancers make.
Do you ever get bored, frustrated, or lonely if you work at home alone? If you’re a freelancer or home business owners and you’re anything like me, you occasionally do. Find out how I overcome the solitude of working at home online, and share your own tips for a more social solitary work life.
Not everyone has what it takes to be a successful freelancer. Several qualities that differentiate a freelance success from a freelance failure are simply character traits that are difficult to alter. Still other factors can be learned. Here are three keys to freelance success; all… Read More