Why share this? It’s an eye-opening look at the importance of negotiating your rates.

We’re not talking about “charging what your worth” or “grandfathering old clients into lower rates.”

We’re talking about straight-up negotiating higher rates with your current clients. It’s the freelancing equivalent to asking a boss for a raise.

It can be awkward and hard. But this post will convince you it’s 100% necessary to your survivale.

To quote: “Negotiation isn’t an ‘optional’ step you take if you’re unhappy with your current income. Regularly negotiating your rates is an important part of every freelance career, no matter what you’re earning.”

Read the whole article here »