b) Know Your Worth: When I first started out, I set my rates according to what I needed to be able to make a decent living. My thinking was this, “Writing is hard work and if I can’t earn a decent living doing this type of writing, then I won’t do it — period.”
By 2007, I’d been freelancing for 14 years, so I already had clients. Hence, if the “SEO content writing thing” didn’t work out, I wasn’t worried that my freelance career was over.
At $25 per article, I figured even if I just wrote four articles per day, that’s $100/day, or $3,000/month – enough to cover my monthly expenses – and then some (Note: This will be different for every person). To my surprise, I got so busy at this rate that within a couple of months, I had to hire other SEO writers to help me