Look this email I got was probably not a scam but it sounds almost too good to be true. And if it’s real and someone actually wants to pay me to have a blog of theirs hosted on my GithubPages Jekyll portfolio then it means 2 things.
- I have to work out how much to charge them and if they want the article converted to markdown by me or if they want to write it in Markdown themselves.
- Identify my guidelines. Where would I even start??
Basically, this is their question.
“Can you please let me know about pricing and guidelines for placing an article on your website? (domain omitted)”
My concern is I may:
- Not ask questions.
- I may quote them too little in order to get my foot in the door and they think I’m a joke and cease contact.
- Or I may inadvertently quote them too much and they may think I’m been greedy and incur the same result. I don’t even know what to quote.
Do you have any advice, please? I don’t want to mess this opportunity up. They are offering me to have more of their blogs published on my portfolio if it goes well.