Often times, when people consider making the move to freelancing, one of the first lines of inquiry is whether they'd make more or less working on their own than in a typical 9-to-5 full-time job. So do freelancers make more money than regular employees?
All freelancers have one challenge in common: setting a reasonable hourly rate. Beginners in particular often have a hard time deciding their hourly rate. Read on to avoid making rookie mistakes when it comes to setting your freelance rates!
One of the most challenging parts of being a freelancer is trying to accurately set your rates. There is a fine line between overpricing and underpricing your services which is something that can be difficult to achieve.
Many freelancers love recommending colleagues for freelancing project, and can sometimes receive a referral fee as a result. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with those types of referrals – they are an easy and low-maintenance way to get some extra cash. And as long as all sides profit and nobody is being treated unfairly, paid referrals can be...
If you’re a freelancer with a wide range of skills and abilities, it can be tricky to showcase the different services your business offers. While freelancing is growing like crazy, it’s still not a concept that everybody knows inside out. What’s an easier way to showcase your services?
Asking for an increase in pay can be uncomfortable for most, if not a risky call. But sometimes, it’s also necessary if you want to grow and define yourself as a successful freelancer. It is important not to undersell yourself and your services. Each year you gain more experience and strive to do a better job – so why shouldn’t this reflect on...
One of the most frustrating challenges for many freelancers is dealing with repeated client requests for revisions on a project. This is a factor you need to be prepared to deal with on a regular basis - so check out our tips to dealing with client revisions properly.
All freelancers (and anyone who has worked for a living, for that matter) have experienced the type of project that your client wants to be done yesterday. Can you relate?
Many of you have chosen Freelancing as your living. And trust me, I know how important it is for you to get clients attention and trust. “Quote” is a term for estimated pricing a freelancer or a company will be charging to its client. Quoting is an art and as a freelancer, you must master it.