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For freelancers, getting paid is just as important as writing. (I wish it weren’t so!) But what if you’re not making as much as you want to be?
Inspired Author asks writers to think about how much they want to make per hour and how to turn that number into a per-project or per-word rate, plus tips for making that number real. A British organization, LondonFreelance, includes conversation-starters for negotiating a higher rate after you’ve built a relationship with a client. Finally, you’ll want to know the going rates for various kinds of writing so you’ll have a platform from which to negotiate.
With one in ten employers actually thinking less of someone who doesn’t try for more money, what do you have to lose? After all, all you’ve got to do is ask.