How to Figure Out Your Rates as a New Freelance Writer

Elna Cain
7 min readMar 5, 2020
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Today I am tackling freelance writing rates, and I am not going to lie.

Freelance rates are all over the place and can be super touchy for some. My goal is to help all writers, especially the new ones figure out their rate.

When I first started, I quoted $.04/word! Can you believe that?

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Elna Cain

SaaS freelance writer & mom with real-world marketing experience. Mentors writers on her blog https://elnacain.com. Need a writer? elna@elnacain.com