Freelancer pricing models — how to charge for services

Is your pricing model hindering your growth?

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Short-term engagements

Level 1: Per word/image/page

Level 2: Per hour

Level 3: Custom Project-based quote

Level 4: Day Rates

Level 5: Services Menu/Packages/Productized services

Long-term engagements

Level 1: Hourly-based retainer

Level 2: Deliverables-based retainer

Level 3: Role-based retainer

Level 4: Performance Bonuses

Level 5: Royalties/partnership

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