Strategic Pricing and Persuasive Estimating

Presenter: Jake Poinier
Strategic pricing of your editing or writing services isn’t just a matter of throwing out a number and praying a client says yes—and the real answers to valuation can’t be found through industry websites or rate surveys. You will leave the session with practical, actionable strategies for securing better freelance jobs at higher rates.

Academic Editing: Beyond Basics

Presenter: Mary Rykov, PhD
Academic competition combined with limited academic resources can create pressures for students that may pose challenges for the freelance editors they contact to hire. The rewards of working with postsecondary students, however, far outweigh any challenges.