Recently I ran across two compelling posts, which I’ll share with you in a moment, that discuss raising your fees.
Both pieces encourage freelance writers to charge more. The reasons given are sound. They include:
1. Low-paying clients tend to be difficult to work with.
2. You will burn out quickly – and possibly quit writing – if you’re constantly working long hours and receiving small paychecks.
3. Higher-paying quality clients will see you as an amateur if your rates are too low, and they’ll end up hiring someone else.
4. With better rates your attitude (and your self-esteem) will improve, raising the quality of your life and your writing.
If you’d like more reasons to increase your writing fees, read the following. The first comes from the International Freelancers Academy and focuses on why you should raise your rates. The second, which I learned about through Gotham Ghostwriters, comes from Freelancers Union and explains how to charge more.
You and your services truly are worth it. If specialists in other fields can charge more for outstanding skills and service, why not you?
All the best,
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