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How to ask for more money — and actually get it

Tim Herrera advises freelancers to always negotiate for higher rates, as the outcomes are either positive or neutral. He suggests asking for more money when working with a new editor or after completing a few assignments with a regular editor. He provides specific phrasing to use during negotiations to maintain professionalism. Tim is also compiling an anonymous database of freelance rates to help freelancers understand market standards. He stresses the importance of treating journalism as a job and pursuing fair compensation.

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