Two weeks ago we posted about unpaid internships and free pitching your work as a freelancer. This week’s post is a continuance of that in ways. Below are a few links and check-lists that will give you some food for thought when you are struggling with charging a client for your time and work.
The first is a chart designed by Jessica Hische and is a humorous way to figure out if you should charge a particular client.
The second is an excellent resource by Freelance Switch. They have 12 excellent links that will help determine your price regardless of the age of your freelance business.
- The FreelanceSwitch Rates Calculator.
- Nine Factors to Consider When Determining Your Price
- Hourly vs. Fixed Pricing
- The Price Is Right
- Figuring Out How Much To Charge
- 3 Ways to Raise Your Rates and Crush Your Freelancing Fears
- How To Tell When Your Rates Are Too Low
- Doubling Your Rate: A Thought Experiment
- Fast, Good, Cheap: Pricing Freelance Work
- When One Rate Does Not Fit All: Negotiating With Clients that Want All-in-One Fees
- The Subtle Effects of Pricing on the Mentality of Clients
- Trading the Hourly Rate for Task-based Pay: Should You Do It?