Jim Hopkinson is the creator of SalaryTutor.com where he offers training on how to get paid what your worth. Jim and I discuss how to set your rates, discussing budget with your clients, and when to say NO to a project.
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Spotlight: Jim Hopkinson
Jim Hopkinson teaches ambitions professionals how to negotiate salary and get paid what they’re worth. He’s the author of the book Salary Tutor: Learn The Salary Negotiation Secrets No One Ever Taught You and the creator of SalaryTutor.com. Jim and I discuss salary and rate negotiation skills for creative professionals whether you’re a freelancer, business owner, or employee. We also share thoughts on how to discuss budget with your clients, how undercutting your competition may not be the best long-term strategy, and much much more. If you ever asked yourself What should I charge? This episode is not to be missed.
- The three categories of negotiation
- Best negotiation skills for freelancers
- How salary sites like salary.com can be helpful
- How to manage your clients expectation
- When to say NO to a client
- How to talk about budget with your client
- Charging hourly vs per project
- The pro’s and con’s of undercutting your competition
- When to quit your job/span>
- and much much more!
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