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Sarah Webb writes about science, health, technology and policy for researchers, for the general public and for children. Her work has appeared in Discover, Science News,, Science, Nature Biotechnology, National Geographic Kids, Science News for Kids and many other publications. Trained as a PhD chemist, she has reported on the Mars Rovers Spirit and Opportunity, the science and policy of stem cell research and the acoustics of carbon fiber cellos. Sarah also served as the research coordinator for the award winning astronomy exhibits at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. She lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee with her husband, son, two cats and a Senegal parrot. Sarah is the Editor in Chief of

3 responses to “How much should I charge? Pricing tips for freelance jobs”

  1. Bethann @CommNatural

    Thanks for this! I don’t know if it was triggered by the question I emailed a couple of weeks back, but it is certainly useful.

  2. Amy Karon

    Great post. I especially appreciate the tip about aiming to have 50% of your proposals accepted. That makes a lot of sense, and I hadn’t thought of it before. Thanks!

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