living a freelance life

Freelancing: How to talk yourself into charging more →

Andy Adams wrote that piece above on how to price your own job when you’re living your working life as a freelance. While in theory I agree on everything, in practice – at least in Italy and also in Europe, as far as I’ve seen – I am not sold. I mean: one has to know the bare minimum monthly/yearly income to pair expenses … including the home’s commodities and everyday meals.

But then you have to face the “market” … which at the moment is like the wild west. I have seen jobs accounted for 1/10 of the actual value. Where the employer counts the money BEFORE the result, leaving the problems from poor results for subsequent disputes…


Author: kOoLiNuS

♂, Italian, male, husband, dad of a wonder, “cazzaro”, friendly, blogger, motorcyclist, geek, avid reader, sysadmin, ICT consultant, curious. I come in peace… I'm an active social networker since 1999. I've been using WordPress sice 2004 and since 2006, and I'm currently involved in WordPress and WooCommerce communities in Bari, Apulia.

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