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The Quick-and-Dirty Pricing Guide for New Writers | Command Copywriter

Finally! You’ve got a live one. A marketer or other professional who wants you to write something for them, and now they want to know how much it’s going to cost. ACK.

Is there anything anyone hates more than deciding what to charge? No, no there is not. If it’s any help at all, everyone struggles with this. And not just writers—everyone. There are entire industries built around “pricing strategy,” which is just a fancy way of saying, “Nobody really knows what to charge.”

So the good news is, you’re not alone. The bad new is, there’s not going to be a simple chart for figuring it out. However, it doesn’t have to be all that. Here’s a quick and dirty guide to get you started.

One: Decide How Badly You Need This Particular Job
In the early stages of your writing career, you may just need some quick cash or to build your portfolio. In this case, you really don’t want to lose that first or second job opportunity because of too-high pricing.

However, once you have your sales engine cranked up (for more on that, download the free Quick Start ebook), each individual job becomes less important than maximizing your time and profits.

Either way, step two applies.

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