Freelance Rates – Part 2: Hourly vs Project

Series: Freelance Rates Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Some freelancers prefer to charge by the hour; others offer flat rates for specific projects. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, and some jobs are better suited to one than the other—the scope of some projects can’t be easily defined, making a project fee difficult … Read more

Freelance Rates – Part 1: Determining Your Worth as a Freelancer

Series: Freelance Rates Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 “Freelance editing rates” is consistently the most popular search term that leads people to my blog. Because of that interest, several months ago, I conducted and publised the results of a freelance rates survey.  Freelance rates are the source of continuing debate, and the results of … Read more

Freelance Rates Survey Ends Next Week

I’ve been running a freelance writing and editing rates survey for several weeks but haven’t had a great deal of response. My goal is to have statistically significant information for my two-part series scheduled for the third week in November. The survey is anonymous, quick, and easy. There are only six multiple-choice questions: How long … Read more