How you count Japanese words to charge client?
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Sergey Lev  Identity Verified
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1000 chars equal to 2–3 standard pages of English text. You can calculate your desired rates from this. If, say, you want to receive about $25 per page, then you ask for $60–70 per 1000 symbols—or $0.06–0.07 per one.

Using hours is a viable option too.

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