Pricing Work in a Side Hustle or Freelance Business | Theresa Christine | Skillshare

Pricing Work in a Side Hustle or Freelance Business

Theresa Christine, Freelance Travel Writer + Blogger

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9 Lessons (1h 3m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Lesson 1: Where to Start

    • 3. Lesson 2: Researching Your Field

    • 4. Lesson 3: Pros and Cons of Rate Types

    • 5. Lesson 4: Pros and Cons of How You Get Paid

    • 6. Lesson 5: What's Next?

    • 7. Lesson 6: Negotiation Tips

    • 8. Lesson 7: Contracts or LOAs

    • 9. Some Final Thoughts on Pricing Work


About This Class

Landing that first gig can feel so amazing, but then a bit of anxiety might set in when you get the question:

How much do you charge?

As a freelancer, solopreneur, or person with a side hustle, this can feel like a loaded question. Charge too much and risk losing a client; charge too little and you’re devaluing your work.

This course will walk you through steps to take so that you can propose a rate that’s fair for both you and the client, and that leaves things open for conversation and negotiation rather than you getting ghosted. If you’ve ever agonized over what to propose to a potential client or felt like you were merely making up some magical number to charge, this course will help you save time and understand how to price your work well.

A few of the things covered in this class:

  • Figuring out your ideal hourly rate
  • Learning the differences between advertising a flat rate and creating custom quotes for clients
  • Figuring out the pros and cons of charing per hour versus per project
  • How to go about negotiating your rate
  • What you should include in a Letter of Agreement (LOA) or contract.

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The music included in the intro and outro video comes from:
Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (