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Calculate Your Hourly Rate With This Freelance Billable Rate Calculator

8 February 2013 by Jo Waltham

Just how do you set your freelance rates? In this pricing series we've talked about the importance of price v value, the significance of pricing for your target market and the confidence needed to value your worth. But just how do you translate that into an actual figure? Here's one option. If you run a freelance, service based business the number of billable hours available to you plays ... Read More


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