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Freelancing Pay Rates: Hourly vs. Flat Fees

As a freelancer, one of the questions I’m most often asked by new freelancers is “how do I charge for my services?” There are several ways to do this, but the most popular are quoting an hourly rate versus offering a flat fee. In the column linked below, this question is addressed on The Writing Coach’s blog.

Freelance Writing Pay Rates:  Hourly vs. Flat Fees

Another good resource for information on rates is the Editorial Freelancers’ Association. These rates are more specific to editing, but they address writing as well.

[This content was generously provided by freelance expert Maya Smart. After spending six years in the trenches, Maya Payne Smart founded to help journalists, authors and other writers build profitable businesses. She currently serves on the boards of the Society of American Business Editors & Writers and James River Writers. Visit for tips and tools to help you build a more profitable writing business.]


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