Charge for projects, not time

If I had to give a freelancer just one tip to earn more money, it would be to switch from time-based to project pricing wherever possible.  Time is an input rather than an output. It only reflects what you put into a project – not the value that the client gets out of it. You’re far more than just a … Read More

Why you should charge for ‘just having a look’

Near the start of most copywriting projects, the client will share the text they already have, which I need to work on.  If it’s bad, I’m actually relieved – because it will be easier for me to improve it.  But what if it’s actually quite good? The temptation would be to fiddle around the edges, changing a word here and … Read More