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Increase Freelance Rate

Should You Increase Your Hourly Rate?

Not necessarily. You know your clients and prospects better than everyone else. Losing clients is something you don’t want, especially if you’re just starting out. First, ask yourself: Are your...
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Handle Discount Requests Like a Freelance Pro

No matter what you charge, some clients will always ask for lower prices. Don’t take it as a sign your rates are too high or that you have to charge...
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The Easiest Way to Find Freelance Work

Finding new clients can be very time consuming. You might find yourself talk to countless people until you land a new gig. But there is a much easier strategy: ask...
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Value-based pricing does not work for freelancers

Value-Based Pricing Does Not Work

Value-based pricing is popular in the freelance world. The strategy says that rather than charging an hourly rate (or presenting...
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Should You Work for Equity as a Freelancer?

Have you heard about the Graffiti Artist David Choe? In 2005, he painted a Facebook office for shares in the...
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Forget Your Logo as a Freelancer

If you are a designer – like I am – you know how important branding is. But a brand is...
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Increase Freelance Rate

Should You Increase Your Hourly Rate?

Not necessarily. You know your clients and prospects better than everyone else. Losing clients is something you don’t want, especially if you’re just starting out....
Continue Reading

Handle Discount Requests Like a Freelance Pro

No matter what you charge, some clients will always ask for lower prices. Don’t take it as a sign your rates are too high or...
Continue Reading

The Easiest Way to Find Freelance Work

Finding new clients can be very time consuming. You might find yourself talk to countless people until you land a new gig. But there is...
Continue Reading
Value-based pricing does not work for freelancers

Value-Based Pricing Does Not Work

Value-based pricing is popular in the freelance world. The strategy says that rather than charging an hourly rate (or presenting a flat fee package based...
Continue Reading

Should You Work for Equity as a Freelancer?

Have you heard about the Graffiti Artist David Choe? In 2005, he painted a Facebook office for shares in the company instead of cash. He...
Continue Reading

Forget Your Logo as a Freelancer

If you are a designer – like I am – you know how important branding is. But a brand is not a logo, espacially not...
Continue Reading
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