How to Negotiate a Six-Figure Freelancing Salary

Maddy Osman, SEO Content Strategist at The Blogsmith

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9 Videos (1h 25m)
    • Intro & Why I'm Qualified to Teach This Class

      2:17
    • #1: How to Calculate Your Rate

      13:49
    • #2: The Elevator Pitch

      9:56
    • #3: Needs Assessment

      8:40
    • #4: Negotiation Bootcamp

      15:21
    • #5: How to Handle Common Objections

      9:56
    • #6: Earning Six-Figures

      11:28
    • #7: The Art of the Follow Up

      4:13
    • #8: A Few More Thangs

      8:50
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About This Class

Are you having trouble making a living wage as a freelancer? Perhaps you need a bit of a mindset shift—and a little bit of process to back it up. In this Skillshare class, I speak from my own experience as a successful six-figure freelancer—as well as a stint in sales with Groupon, where I worked my way from inbound sales to cold calling!

In this class, we'll touch on:

  • Working back from the number you want to make to calculator your rate
  • Developing an elevator pitch (with an opportunity for you to get feedback on yours)
  • How to use your first meeting with a prospect to uncover pain points to later sell to
  • Negotiation tactics, including handling common freelance rate objections
  • Which freelance job opportunities to avoid and how to prove your worth
  • ...and so much more!

Download all the class resources as a handy PDF.

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Maddy Osman

SEO Content Strategist at The Blogsmith

Hey all! I'm Maddy Osman, or as my clients know me, The Blogsmith. I write for high-authority publications like Search Engine Journal, GoDaddy, WPMU Dev, and Sprout Social.

It's hard for me to sit still, and I'm the co-organizer of WordCamp Denver and the Denver chapter of Freelancers Union. I'm also on the board for BMA Colorado in charge of social media.

After a few years in sales, I was feeling unfulfilled and decided to go out on my own. Thanks to many years of blogging...

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