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  1. Guru.com Ends Freelancer Rank | Freelance Writing - ArcticLlama

    […] are listed for freelance writing bids, it still seems that what one gets paid on Guru is less than what a professional freelance writer gets paid on non-Guru […]

  2. Calculating rates for your writing work
    Calculating rates for your writing work January 15, 2012 at 4:37 pm |

    […] Six figure salaries sound great, but aren’t realistic. Brian Nelson of Arctic Llama sensibly argues that if a writer wasn’t earning 100,000 in full-time work, they aren’t going to make that freelance. His cogent blog piece is here. […]

  3. Piet Miller
    Piet Miller February 12, 2012 at 12:59 pm |

    This is rather unfair. Hardly any freelancer, writer or otherwise, works 40 billable hours per week. On average, take half. So, when you work 20 billable hours per week, you’ll have to charge $80 dollars per hour to get to $80.000, not a lot when you are a real fast working talented professional.


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