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The 3 biggest mistakes to avoid when pricing your services

The 3 biggest mistakes to avoid when pricing your services

“How much should I charge?”

“How do I figure out what I’m worth?”

“What if I’m too expensive?”

“What if I’m not charging enough? How do I know? I see others talking smack about people who devalue their profession by competing to be the cheapest, but I need work.”


These are some of the most difficult questions for entrepreneurs and freelancers to answer. I don’t pretend to know all the answers, but I do know the three most common mistakes I’ve made and see others make…

Balancing Chaos. 4 things I wish I had known about running a business before having children.

Balancing Chaos.  4 things I wish I had known about running a business before having children.

As a graphic designer, working remotely and freelancing were already part of my life before I became a mom, and I assumed that kids would fit pretty easily into my lifestyle. I was wrong. Since my son was born, I’ve learned a lot that’s helped me become a better parent and a better business owner. Here are four tips I wish someone had told me before I became a mompreneur.

The Biggest Mistake I Made as a Work-from-Home Mom (and How I Fixed It)

The Biggest Mistake I Made as a Work-from-Home Mom (and How I Fixed It)

Three years ago, I was working for a child-focused nonprofit as a full-time remote employee. Initially, it seemed like the best of both worlds — I was making a regular salary, my commute was a few steps from my kitchen to my office, and I was home to see the kids off to school and welcome them home again.

But I made one crucial mistake in the way I looked at my work and family life: I mistook proximity for closeness.