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Reality Blog: How to Set Your Copywriting Fees

Reality Blog: How to Set Your Copywriting Fees

August 29, 2018 | By Steve Maurer | 1 Comment

Setting and quoting copywriting fees for a project can feel intimidating for new freelance B2B copywriters. They may not feel comfortable charging professional fees when first starting out.

That certainly was how I felt.

And when you quote a fee, you may be unsure what to do if a prospect balks at the price.

The temptation is to panic and lower the fee below what you deserve to get paid. That’s common… but it can be overcome.

In fact, both learning to set copywriting project fees and sticking to them takes practice.

I’m going to give you some of the tips, tricks, and strategies I’ve learned along the way.

It’s my hope that by reading this, you can shorten your learning curve.

And get to making better money… sooner.

Reality Blog: How to Set Your Copywriting Fees

The first part will be tips on setting your copywriting fees. Plus, I’ll show you some of the strategies I use to get the fees I need.

In fact, I’ll explain how I got a client to double his budget during a recent project negotiation.

So, let’s start with learning how to set your copywriting fees.

Once you learn that, you’ll be able to hold your own when it comes time to sign on the dotted line and take on a project.

 

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One Comment

  • Thanks for the detailed advice here … especially the dialogue on how you handle those awkward silences and how you use several tactful ways to negotiate your fees and specs for projects.

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