RE: perspective on rates

Subject: RE: perspective on rates
From: "Stephen Arrants" <steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com>
To: "Kevin McGowan" <thatguy_80 -at- hotmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:38:05 -0400

I would get these absurd (to me) rates from some Guru or elance
prospects. I learned to just smile and pass--they didn't seem interested
in being educated about what a writer or editor really does and why a
certain rate is appropriate.

What I've been noticing for the past month or so is a drop in freelance
rates in my area, Vermont. (I'm the local STC employment person, and I
call local companies and see if they're hiring now or see a need in the

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> Behalf Of Kevin McGowan
> Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 11:48 AM
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> Subject: perspective on rates
> Obviously, we wont' be moving forward on it...but I'm curious if
> else has met these kind of dramatically unrealistic salary
> before? It's a bit maddening!

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