For 2019 the services and copywriting rates are in line with
SAFREA (South African Freelancers’ Association) and are as follows:

Copywriting Consulting Rates

Services;  A scope of services and estimate of costs will be provided to the client for approval prior to the commencement of work.  Fee schedule is as follows;

  • Copywriting, research, and consulting are charged at R550 per hour
  • Services delivered at client-determined venues are charged at the same hourly of R600 from time and date of departure to time and date of return.

Expenses;  Reasonable and customary travel expenses will be charged in addition at cost with supporting documents provided.  Air-travel will be economy-class. 

Invoicing;  Invoices will be issued periodically

Copywriting Rates Adhoc

  • Website content – R2 to R2.50 per word / R450 to R550 per hour
  • SEO content – R2 to R2.50 per word / R450 to R550 per hour
  • Blog content – R2.50 to R3 per word / R400 to R500 per hour
  • Email marketing content – R2.50 to R3 per word / R450 to R550 per hour
  • Corporate content – R2 to R4 per word / R400 to R600 per hour
  • General Copywriting – R3 to R4 per word / R450 to R550 per hour
  • Media release (writing of) – R3 to R4 per word / R450 to R550 per hour / R1500 to R2000 flat rate

Social Media

  • Social media content – R250 to R300 per post / R2.50 to R3 per word / R350 to R450 per hour
  • Social media management – R400 to R500 per hour
  • Social media strategy development – R500 to R550 per hour

Proofreading

  • Proofreading – R0.30 to R0.45 per word / R50 to R150 per page / R350 to R450 per hour
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