Starting a freelance writing business? The biggest issue many freelance writers run into is deciding how much to charge for freelance writing services.
You might be wondering how much should you charge for a 500 word article?
Or what is a good hourly rate for a freelance writer?
It’s a sad truth that many freelance writers start their career by working for content mills–or companies that produce a high volume of content but pay their writers little to nothing.
Even I started my writing career at a penny per word.
I don’t think there’s any shame in starting at content mills. After all, they can teach you a lot of lessons that you can apply to your full-time freelancing career.