Tag: freelance work

How Expensive is your Needle? Pricing Out Your Freelance Work

Pricing Out Your Freelance Work

So you’ve gotten started in the freelance world.  Great!  You’ve started to apply for jobs.  Wonderful!  You’ve decided on how much you will charge for your services.  Wait.  You haven’t?   Well, it’s time to fix that. Many new freelancers operate under the assumption that what they get paid is dependent on what the customer […]

My Commandments of Freelancing

So I have been working as a freelancer for a while now- part time since around 2003, and full time since 2009. During that time, I have learned quite a bit about myself, how I operate, and what my strengths and weaknesses are as a professional. I won’t go into my strengths or weaknesses as a person- that topic may be entirely too boring depending on your point of view.

One of the things that I have developed for myself as a freelancer is a list of rules to follow as a professional. They work very well for me, and I thought that it was worth sharing. Keep in mind, these ideas are nothing new- or shouldn’t be.

How to Get The Work You Want- A Guide for the New Client

Often, the world of freelance work is seen through the eyes of the freelancer.  Projects are seen as things to be described through the lenses of time spent, research done, and creativity utilized.  And, as always the needs of the client are at the forefront of any good freelancer’s mind. Unfortunately, misunderstandings  happen.  Less than […]

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