How to Charge More Building Chatbots
by Andrew Warner
A Bot Academy student posted a great question in our private community that made a few students worried. This question makes people worry not just with chatbots, but in many other parts of business:
- Why would a business pay me $4,999 to build a website when they can buy a theme off of Templatemonster.com for $49?
- Why would a business pay me $1,999 to design their company’s branding material when they can go on Fiverr.com and pay $5?
- Why would a business pay me $250 per article I write when they can hire an unpaid intern to publish blog posts for free?
Does this sound familiar?
I used to worry about this, too.
I started out as a freelance writer publishing blog posts for $50 apiece, which wasn’t enough to make a living, especially in San Francisco. But I just felt lucky to even get paid to write… with so many people willing to do it for free.
Then I met other writers who were getting paid $400 per blog post. Some charged $1,000 for each blog post. I have a friend now who runs a content agency that charges $7,000 each month for 3 blog posts.
That’s $2,300 PER BLOG POST!