I see tons of posts all over this forum.
I need a great article writer
I need a great copywriter
I need a great web designer
I need a great graphic artist
And then you read the request and their budget for this "great" whoever is
something out of an Ed Wood sci fi disaster.
Look, I'm not saying that you can't get some up and coming talent who is
absolutely a wiz for next to nothing because they're just trying to get
started, but if you want a proven professional who you KNOW is going to
do a bang up job, you better be prepared to pay for it, because these
people who have killer reputations as being the best do NOT work for
You need to be a little realistic with your wants.
I want to live in Beverly Hills. Ain't gonna happen on what I make a year.
Get real or settle for less.
It's THAT simple.
End of rant.