#343: What to Do When a Client Wants You to Work with Their Existing Draft

What do you do when a client or prospect has a piece of long-form content they’ve written internally and they want your help finishing it? 

What do you quote? What’s the right way to frame your fee for the client? And how do you approach this kind of project? 

Check out my thoughts and advice in this week’s short podcast episode below.  

The notes that follow are a very basic, unedited summary of the show. There’s a lot more detail in the audio version. You can listen to the show using the audio player below. Or you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Key Topics and Bullets: 

  • Scope of Work
  • Project Complexity
  • Importance of Skilled Writer
  • Client’s Reaction and Handling
  • Client’s request for help finishing a long-form content they’ve already written
  • Concern about the amount of work required to finish the project
  • Project’s estimated completion percentage
  • Determining the scope of work required to finish the project
  • Approaching pricing and quoting for the remaining work
  • Underestimation of the complexity of the existing draft
  • Need for a skilled writer to bridge the gap between the current and desired states of the piece
  • Anticipating the client’s reaction and how to handle objections regarding pricing and effort required

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