Dec 6, 2022
Listen up virtual assistants, creative specialists, and marketing mavens, always charge for your services. Today I’m sharing a couple of real-life stories where giving away “free” services actually backfired for these service providers.
This is an important lesson to learn, especially if you’re new in business when your reputation is at stake. I’ll also help you find ways to thank referrals without giving away free hours.
To be a viable, sustainable freelance business, you have to pay attention to your profits and where you’re spending your billable time. Free doesn't make you money. Plus, we really don’t want you to resent your client work or your business down the road.
Also, pay attention to the one
thing you can do to combat the freebie expectation from
well-meaning friends, family, peers and acquaintances. This tactic
works every time
You will never do free work again.
The Digital Marketing Workgroup is closing for the year. This is your chance to get in with a freelancer community and be a part of the behind-the-scenes conversations, encouragement, and troubleshooting that we all need when we’re working solo. We also have advanced trainings, networking opportunities, and job leads.
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