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Estimate quote to charge for website copy?
I’m typically an agency copywriter so I do 1K day rates and things of that nature. How do I bill for websites? Any tips? Should I just do project/lump fee? And if so, how much?

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Maybe just do hourly since it sounds like you’re unsure how long it’ll take. I feel hourly is best when day rates can’t be applied.

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Wanted to add that they wanted strategy and positioning and etc so it’s not just a simple writing task

Depends on so many factors. How big is the client? How many pages? How many rounds of review? What's the timeline like?

It’s not a big client or anything, just a small team of people starting something up

Strategy and positioning is totally different work. You need to factor that into your rate. With a copy deliverable, you have something tangible you’re working towards. But strategy can go on and on with no end in sight. Keep it in mind!

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