The time versus the value

Freelance Switch once did a blog entry on the benefits of charging by the project, rather than by the hour. They argue that the benefits outweigh the costs, including the benefit of increasing efficiency.

I’ve often debated this myself, and I’ve wondered whether or not charging by the job was better than by the hour. When a person charges by the hour there’s always an unknown for the client, and always a question about whether or not the contractor should be efficient and get the job done quickly, to their detriment financially.

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Sunday, August 10th, 2008 @ 10:20 pm | Comments (0) | Categories: Business Management, Contract Work
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What This Site Will Cover

I’ve given a lot of thought to the issue areas I wish to cover through this blog. And though occasionally I will deviate from these areas to comment on other technological thoughts, questions or ideas, I wanted to give you, the reader, the “why” for the reasons you should be reading this blog.

The six areas of focus that I will be discussing and debating (in no particular order):

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Thursday, August 7th, 2008 @ 7:56 am | Comments (0) | Categories: Uncategorized
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