Being in charge of your own pricing is one of the biggest challenges in freelancing. It has some major disadvantages, especially for those who haven’t built up their confidence, but it also presents remarkable and exciting opportunities.
Some people stay away from working with family members for fear of the appearance of impropriety, but as freelancers who are always on the lookout for new clients, we don’t tend to have time for such compunctions.
Whether you work for two or twenty clients in a given week, your time will be spent managing a cascade of tasks, projects, and deadlines as you work to keep multiple customers satisfied. This variability has its upsides and its downsides.