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🔥 Campfire 17

How to know, ask, and get paid what you’re worth as a freelancer?

Alex Dovhyi
Alex Dovhyi
3 min read
🔥 Campfire 17
How to know, ask, and get paid what you’re worth as a freelancer?

First off, let's face it – it's all your fault. Not getting paid enough is not the client's problem – it's yours. I don't blame you, no. But it's always your decision whether to take a project or not.

See, most freelancers are not earning what they're worth because of the one simple reason: they don't ask for more.

I get it. I know the temptation to undercut yourself. You have no idea how to price the project when the client asks you to send a quote. You want to get that project because working for money is always better than not working, right?

No.

Here's why: giving a quote that is too low can get you in a trap when you work hard but are still unable to pay your bills. So you start taking more gigs for the low pay, and as a result, you're working at the minimum wage. You now might wonder how and why you got into freelancing for "freedom."

There are several ways to ensure you will never fall into this black hole. And it always starts with knowing…

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