Every freelancer starts out undervaluing their work
We All Start Out The Same Way
When you look at some of the top performers in our industry you quickly think that you’ll never be able to charge what they charge. And it’s quite understandable. I mean, if we look at Brennan Dunn. He charges up to $20,000 per week, that’s intimidating! But then again he’s bringing value to his clients, a lot of value.
That’s why I wanted to reach out to some the people that I look up to and ask them about how the started out with their pricing strategy. The point of this article is to show you that even the top performers started out just like you, by undervaluing themselves. They started with an extremely low rate, probably just like you. We’re talking anywhere from just above $8 an hour! Rightfully some started at around $100, but they sure as hell did not start with $20,000 a week!
They’ve spent years raising their price, fine tuning, testing, failing, doing it all over again, but most importantly not giving up.
Luckily for you they share some great advice, so that you don’t have to spend years trying to figure it out on your own.