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What would you charge?

by artchick / March 4, 2007 8:22 AM PST

I am new to Freelancing and wanted to know what freelancers charge these days ?Is it hourly or by project. I was offered a freelance job and they asked for my rate. What would i charge for brochure/logo/stationary ect....Any suggestions thanks
-artchick

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In this case, by the job since..
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2007 5:14 AM PST
In reply to: What would you charge?

The brochure/logo/stationary for some corner office could be in the economy range while works for said Manhattan Ad Agency could be the million dollar ranges.

Bob

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thanks but.....
by artchick / March 10, 2007 7:32 AM PST

i wasnt sure so i got the book Ethical guidelines but i feel the price range was for more experienced designers so i told them $25 and hr and havent heard a response yet......

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That sounds like prices from...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2007 9:27 AM PST
In reply to: thanks but.....

A decade ago or not in any major city. But if you're happy with it, go with it.

Bob

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you know what it is.....
by artchick / March 11, 2007 1:29 AM PST

I have 2yrs experience full-time and a year experince as an freelancer so i just graduated school again (MA) and people are like what?? b/c i have little experience in the industry(resume wise) and most of current work(potfolio) is mostly school stuff. Another question i just started to look for work again so its been awhile... Do i have awebsite eportfolio is that enough or do i still need a print portfolio as well?
Thanks again for the advice.

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A print portfolio is still impressive.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 11, 2007 1:49 AM PST

My son is in a film school now and they cover the topic of portfolios often. It's not something some consider important but let's say you had 2 candidates. One came with and the other without. Who wins?

Bob

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thanks
by artchick / March 11, 2007 1:56 AM PST

i was told in school that a online portfolio was enough and i was asked to bring in a book for the interview. But for others interviews i had to send a link to my online stuff. But you are right i will have a book as well thanks
-artchick

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