What to charge as a freelancer: does value-based pricing live up to the hype?

Benek Lisefski
Oct 1, 2018 · 12 min read

Pricing is hard.

Hourly pricing is terrible. Start value-pricing!

Hourly rates

What’s wrong with hourly rates?

What’s good about hourly rates?

Does project pricing solve these problems?

True value-based pricing explained

Value-based challenges

The pains of value discovery

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How I price — a hybrid approach

Assumed value and price anchoring

Value-based hourly retainers

Have you had success implementing pure value-based pricing?

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Benek Lisefski

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I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at https://solowork.co

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Benek Lisefski

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I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at https://solowork.co

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