Instant Shift reveal pricing your services as an independent creative can be a much complex issue than assessing a rate based on what your competition chargers/offers, the current state of the economy or by determining a rate from a salary you once commanded as a full-time employee. Being honest with yourself when pricing your services, can help you to structure the most optimal business model for your needs. Ask yourself the following questions to gain a more broad perspective:
- What is in it for you?
- Are you approaching pricing contextually?
- Have you set clear parameters around rates?
- How much do you want to work?
- How quickly are you paid?