Coronavirus is still with us, and boy has it taken over the freelancing-related news cycle. There’s a lot out there about why and how to freelance right now, what freelancers are facing, how they can get their hands on relief money, and what freelancers in specific industries are seeing.
Author: Katherine Gustafson
The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on communities around the globe, and the globally dispersed community of freelancers is no exception. I’ll be posting a series of news roundups in the coming weeks and months to keep people updated on the latest, both for freelancers in general and for freelancers in specific fields.
I know it’s really hard to know how to price your work as a freelancer. I always talk about how it’s an art and not a science, so you need to gather as many inputs about the client as you can to figure out how much they may be able to pay before you make a proposal.Continue reading An Anecdote to Help You Think About Pricing
*Freelance News Roundup* — A Proven Route to Freelancing, How to Negotiate, Why Paris Is Best for Freelancers, and More
Freelancing is in the press a lot these days. Here are some recent articles, essays, and information from the freelance universe.Continue reading *Freelance News Roundup* — A Proven Route to Freelancing, How to Negotiate, Why Paris Is Best for Freelancers, and More
In freelance groups I frequent, I see a lot of commentary about “demanding what you’re worth.” It’s clear from these conversations that this exhortation is meant to be an empowering one to the advice-seeker, an encouragement to value oneself and insist that the market see that value too. I’m all for empowerment. But the bad news is that a “give me my worth!” mindset is a poor one with which to actually negotiate pay.