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The Five Reasons I Declined Your Freelance Pitch

Including charging too little

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I’m a freelancer who sometimes hires other freelancers, either to do overflow work for me, or for a skillset I lack, like web design.

Finding new talent requires a pitch call. Since I know how tough that call can be, I’m inclined to give people the benefit of the doubt wherever possible. It’s fine to be…




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