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how to calculate your rates part two 2

How to Calculate Your Rates Part 2

In part one, we talked about some of the higher level issues to consider when you calculate your rates. If you haven’t read that one yet, click here and get yourself up to speed. That information will be useful for the second part. That being said, if you’re really impatient to have a firm number, read to the end of this, and use the online calculator i found to make it go a little quicker. For now, it’s time to talk about real numbers. How Will You Calculate Your Fee? There are three primary ways to get paid as a...

how to calculate your rates part one 2

How to Calculate Your Rates Part 1

I started writing this piece and realized I had 1500 words written with more to say. While I’m probably gaining a reputation around here for being a bit…wordy (pardon the bad pun), I don’t want to overwhelm you either. Calculating your rates is a big job. It’s not set in stone, and you can (and should) adjust over time. But if you’ve never given your rates much thought beyond accepting whatever is offered, it’s time to think a bit bigger. In part one (of two) on calculating your rates, let’s look at the different factors to consider as you decide...