"Freelancing" is a recurring and rotating section for those who generate income from various sources, be that on a formal or informal basis.
Creative businesses inherently distinguish themselves from the generic competition, but individuality of product can outperform trends in some circumstances. In a recent airing of NPR's Marketplace, a fashion startup is featured to illustrate the advantages of a unique or one-of-a-kind approach. The argument goes: if people have stocked their closets with the basics and they're disinclined to cram their dwindling space with trendy and short-lived garments, how can personalized items or a tailored shopping experience set a business apart?
Published on April 18, 2018
Often, starting your own business begins as an unintended side hustle while you work full-time or part-time for someone else. The side hustle may take the form of an online shop through an existing marketplace, or as freelance work. Over time, these efforts can supplant a formal job and become a stand-alone business. After you've secured steady freelance work and have some happy customers under your belt, it's probably time to revisit your pricing structure.
These tips at Inc. may help you evaluate your fees.