Thanks for your response, Nick. Really glad it helped. Anything missing? Or any questions I forgot to answer? It already got lengthy as it is, despite trying to cut it short.

But that’s everything I had to learn while slowly growing as a freelancer. Especially the mindset to break away from what people pay on Upwork. Their ceiling is but the floor.

In fact, the first time I increased my rates wasn’t on me, but on a very kind client who told me that I’m severely underselling myself. He paid me triple what I asked for and told me that I should ask for at least as much from anyone else.

If it wasn’t for him, i’d still be earning pennies.

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