The Freelancer’s Guide to Setting Rates

Stephanie Sims
Sep 8, 2017 · 10 min read

Why do I have to set my rate — shouldn’t I let the client do that?

How do I decide what to charge without feeling greedy or like I’m getting robbed?

Step 1: Know what you must charge to make freelancing work for you

Step 2: Feel Your Client’s Pain

Step 3: Know thy competition

Step 4: Pick your number

So how do I tell clients what I charge?

But what if they say “no” — should I change my rates?

Am I really ready?

Stephanie Sims

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Recovering investment banker, champion of business owners, Frenchman's wife, mom of three. Because only you can really #KnowYourWorth

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