The freelancing world is definitely getting more competitive as many former workers are now joining the ever-growing pool. There may even be a select number which is ineligible for COVID-19 unemployment benefits or a severance package so tactics like underpricing may be more rampant than normal. While we know the joke may be on them, it can't hurt to prepare oneself to lay down the perfect pitch at the right time.
According to the Business Collective, common business pitching mistakes include -
- Being too pushy
- Not getting a second opinion
- Using too much industry jargon or buzzwords