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  • How much should I charge for a brochure?

    I designed a brochure for a client and he loved it. It's a threefold brochure. How much should I charge?

    Any help would be great.

  • #2
    we are not able to discuss this here.

    Your best bet would be to come up with your hourly rate and multiply the number hours you worked times the hourly rate.

    However, you should estimate the price for the client before beginning the project and getting a signed contract.

    there are some pricing resources and sample contract links here:
    http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/fo...ead.php?t=7892
    "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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    • #3
      I don't think it's fair to charge admission to see you're brochure. I mean, if you want to share it with the world just hold it up and people will bask in your design glory... but don't charge man.

      I'm just an ass....
      Do what Morea said
      In this post there are 47 people, none of them can be seen.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by morea
        we are not able to discuss this here.

        Your best bet would be to come up with your hourly rate and multiply the number hours you worked times the hourly rate.

        However, you should estimate the price for the client before beginning the project and getting a signed contract.

        there are some pricing resources and sample contract links here:
        www.graphicdesignforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7892
        Yeah, but see, we didn't do it that way. In fact, I designed a letterhead and then he asked if I would do a brochure. Dang, well, I'll just do what you said. It'll be fair.

        Thank you, my friends.

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        • #5
          One Million Dollars Muah ha ha ha ha ha
          Former GD. Current Photographer
          http://ascottmccauley.com/

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          • #6
            How many hours did you work on it and how much do you charge an hour? That about sums it up.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by benjo
              How many hours did you work on it and how much do you charge an hour? That about sums it up.
              This is how I do it. But you should have worked this out before doing it, for large design jobs I use a contract this way the cost is up front from the very beginning and you have covered your arse.
              How about a chain pickerel in your bath tub?

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              • #8
                Right an amount on a napkin and slide it across the table to your client, he will right down a counter offer.

                Repeat.
                match in the gas tank, boom boom

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                • #9
                  Or just make him an offer he don't refuse. But make sure you take Lou Cabrazzi with you.
                  How about a chain pickerel in your bath tub?

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                  • #10
                    But luca brazzi sleeps with the fishes doesnt he?
                    match in the gas tank, boom boom

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                    • #11
                      Eraser, its a movie its not real although he would probobly be pretty old now.
                      How about a chain pickerel in your bath tub?

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                      • #12
                        Get the GAG Ethical Pricing Handbook! It has some suggestions for pricing based on the publication's circulation.
                        Broke or just cheap? Read my list of free open source alternatives to Adobe Creative Suite software.

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                        • #13
                          I keep detailed track of everything that I do....what was done...how long it took....photography...edititng...production...ever ything.

                          Then I calculate any exspense...add that and x15.00 hourly rate.

                          It's funny when you tell people that it might get spendy and that they would really benifit from a good long sit down to talk about what end result they want. I find beer loosens them up..but it can make them crazy too!
                          Most people I've delt with think that I have a magic wand and I just use fairy dust to get the rest done. Do they not understand...it a long hard day on your butt in front a screen?

                          Anybody got a magic wand for sale?
                          Last edited by Elrod; 05-10-2006, 06:05 PM.
                          ElROD...watch out!

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                          • #14
                            http://cgi.ebay.ca/Birch-Wand-with-a...QQcmdZViewItem


                            you asked for it.
                            In this post there are 47 people, none of them can be seen.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by mac.FINN
                              Oh..I may need to get that! Your a hoot!
                              Shit..only $12 bucks...wonder if it works????
                              ElROD...watch out!

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