The most common question asked by clients and this is how you can answer them as a professional freelancer.
Q1. Hi, I need a website for my pet store. Can you please tell me the cost and duration?
You have to ask more and more questions about the project of the client. And if possible give him useful suggestions about his project. This makes you more interested in the project and the client will have trust and confidence.
Q2. How long do you need to complete this task?
Give the exact time in which you can easily complete the task. And tell him you will try your best to complete it in less time (if the client need it in less time)
Q.3 Why should I hire you over the 100 that have applied?
Here you can give him a detailed overview of your skill and previous experience also if possible show him your portfolio which is most relevant to his work.
Q.4 How much does it cost to work with you on a log design?
Try to give him detailed pricing plan so that he can understand what exactly he is getting in every price bracket.