Constantly learning and training makes us all better at our jobs, whether we are improving our writing skills, our business skills or studying a seemingly unrelated topic – even then, there are always transferable skills and, you never know, you might find yourself with a new specialist subject! Thanks to […]
Starting out in freelance writing is an exciting time. Dreams of typing all day in a sunny coffee shop and nonchalantly telling people you write for a living are seductive. The alternative stereotype is also appealing to many: getting up at noon and working in your pyjamas, perhaps in bed. […]
Getting freelance writing clients of your own is the only real path to financial success, as the mass market websites are a thoroughly depressing fight to the bottom. However, not every client is ideal for you and your business. Check out Jody Jelas telling it like it is, as she […]
Freelancers are sometimes pressured into quoting really low prices that don’t take into account the skills, talents and experiences they offer. But this is not the route to a successful business!
For freelance writers, deciding what fees to charge is an ongoing issue. How can you be sure that the freelance fee rates you set are fair, both to ensure value for money for your client, and to be confident that you are not undervaluing your own skills and talents? Transcript: […]