Re: Freelancing Technical Writing

Subject: Re: Freelancing Technical Writing
From: Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 07:09:45 -0400

Wade Courtney wrote:

Those sites are there as is

The downside of these sites is that it is global, meaning that people in
other countries with a lower cost of living and standard of living will
low-ball your bid to almost nothing that could sustain a person in the US.

The irony here is the original poster was from India and asking U.S. freelancers to provide contact information for their clients to probably do just what Wade is saying. This is not a bash against India, or any non-U.S. freelancer, but common business sense says don't give critical information aware to competitors, regardless of where they live and especially if they have the ability to seriously underbid you. We can help with advice on how to solve problems, but not on how to take customers and this appears to be that type of request.



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