I talk to a lot of freelancers about how to handle their prices, particularly how to raise their prices.
They tell me that they want to be able to charge what they’re worth without having to worry that they’ll lose business as a result, can I help them do that?… Read More
It seems like telling your clients how much your services cost would be a fairly straight forward process, but a lot of freelancers get jammed up when the question is put to them, and for good reason.
If you answer without asking a few questions of your own, you run the risk of either underpricing your services for the client’s needs or scaring the client … Read More
Want to know that One Thing you can do to make your contracts better? Then Contract Hacks is for you!
It’s a new semi-regular set of posts on the blog that will highlight different things you can do to make your contracts better.
First up: how to make sure you’re getting paid what you’re owed under a royalty contract.… Read More
Dear Person With a Great Idea/Product/Opportunity and Little and/or No Money,
Welcome to the blog! I understand that you’re in search of some high quality work from a freelancer but don’t have a lot of cash on hand.
You may have found this site by Googling “Getting freelancers to work for free” or someone you’ve approached for work may have sent you to this post … Read More
Oh but my goodness has there been a recent uptick in demands for artists to work for free!
Or maybe it’s just that Twitter makes these fools so much easier to find.
This week’s post is about how to avoid the psychological mind tricks people use when they ask you to work for free (or for booze or for the glory of [Fill in the … Read More
This marks the fourth year of the annual Freelancer Podcast with Dylan Meconis, Erika Moen & Bill Mudron.… Read More
I’ve heard the advice,”Fake it ’til you make it!” more times than I care to count. I’ve never given it much thought. I mean, it sounds good and people say it all the time so it must be right, right?
By Austin Kleon via Flickr.com(from his great piece Steal Like an Artist)
But I started thinking about it this week and I’ve decided I kind … Read More
Ever wanted to negotiate a raise in your day job or with a client and not known what to say? This week’s Good Advice column is for you!… Read More