A guide to increasing your freelance rate

Darryl D. on March 19, 2018

Why is choosing an hourly rate for a project so complicated? When choosing a rate for a new project, do you think about how you would feel abou... [Read Full]
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Nice article. I have an tip. If you have a contract with the client, you'll feel free to discuss the rate whenever the time limit expires.

 

Thanks for reading!

Depending on your relationship with the client, they may be willing to renegotiate the contract before the end so it's no need to wait. Especially you make it worthwhile for them!

 

How would you charge your client? Fixed priced project or Hourly rate?

 

This is a loaded topic but, I always go hourly. I can give them the hours I expect to need which gives them a "flat rate" to prepare for and if they want to add to the scope, it's easy to explain how many hours it would add. I also tell them to never try to micromanage my hours or the contract is over. Some people will try to tell you how much you should be able to do in an hour, avoid them.

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