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…

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