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Freelance Pricing

Learn about the various freelance design pricing models, including hourly, project-based, and value-based pricing. Determine your worth and set fair prices when pitching to clients.

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The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

Creating an effective pricing structure for your freelance web design business can be challenging. Ideally, you’ll want to strike a balance between making a decent living and providing value. This…

The Five Traits of an Ethical Freelance Web Designer

The Five Traits of an Ethical Freelance Web Designer

Ethics are often very personal, and what I find acceptable may not sit so well with you and vice-versa. But there are some general traits that most designers can agree on.

The Difference Between Cheap & Budget Clients

The Difference Between Cheap & Budget Clients

A cheap client will expect you to bend to their needs. While a budget client will be happy to compromise. Make sure you choose wisely.

AI Presents Many Challenges for Web Designers

AI Presents Many Challenges for Web Designers

We discuss the key challenges in incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into their design process and its impact on design trends and UX.

Freelancers vs. Design Agencies: A Fair Fight?

Freelancers vs. Design Agencies: A Fair Fight?

Comparing freelancers and agencies in the web design industry, discussing the pros and cons of each for clients and designers.

Should a Web Designer Ever Provide Discounts?

Should a Web Designer Ever Provide Discounts?

Discounting services is not really a good move. But, there are some scenarios where it does make sense to offer a lower price for services.

Should You Charge for Website Project Estimates?

Should You Charge for Website Project Estimates?

We discuss the pros and cons of freelance designers charging a fee for project estimates. In many cases, it does make sense to do.

The Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Going Full-Time Freelance

The Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Going Full-Time Freelance

Here are five questions to ask yourself before jumping into the full-time freelance designer or developer lifestyle.

How to Get out of the Freelance Pricing Trap

How to Get out of the Freelance Pricing Trap

As there are so many things you already have to deal with as a freelancer, you really want to avoid stumbling into the freelance pricing trap.

How to Make a Decent Living as a Web Designer

How to Make a Decent Living as a Web Designer

Insights on making a decent living as a web designer, focusing on strategies for financial success and career satisfaction.

How Value-Based Pricing Will Make Clients Beg You to Work for Them

How Value-Based Pricing Will Make Clients Beg You to Work for Them

Exploring value-based pricing for freelance design work, a strategy to earn what you’re truly worth by focusing on client benefits.

7 Things to Think About Before Setting Your Freelance Rates

7 Things to Think About Before Setting Your Freelance Rates