How to Price Your Design Jobs And Get Paid On Time

Melanie Greenwood, Designer & Founder of Vision City Studio

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11 Videos (27m)
    • Trailer: How To Price Your Design Jobs and Get Paid On Time

      1:55
    • 1. DOWNLOAD Your Price List Worksheet

      0:59
    • 2. Level Of Experience

      1:47
    • 3. Quality Of Work

      1:46
    • 4. Why You Should Never Under Charge

      2:02
    • 5. Let The Wrong Clients Walk

      2:17
    • 6. Time Vs. Task Pricing

      3:31
    • 7. The Power Of Deposits

      2:28
    • 8. How To Quote A Job Over Email

      2:09
    • 9. Invoicing Design Clients

      5:22
    • 10. Project and Encouragement

      2:26

About This Class

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This course is for: Artists, Designers, Illustrators and Hand Letterers.

I have been running my own freelance design business for over 10 years and have learned many lessons when it comes to pricing, deposits and invoicing. I work mainly in the music, entertainment and wine industries. 

In this course, I have created an effective and simple work sheet to help you honestly consider your creative work experience, the quality of your work and the type of work you are asked to create.

By the end of this course you will have a solid price list so you can be CONFIDENT when clients ask for your pricing.

In this class, you will discover:

- your level of experience

- the quality level of your work

- why you should never under charge for your time

- why it's ok to let the wrong clients walk away

- time vs. time pricing

- how to write a proper quote email to new clients

- the power of deposits

- invoicing like a pro

I believe that the myth of the "starving artist" is a thing of the past!

I look forward to you joining my course and please feel free to ask me any questions! Also I love reviews!

Melanie

157 of 161 students recommendSee All

Very useful tips. I've always struggled with this area of my business and this class has given me the tools to create my own pricing structure
I believe this class is a great asset for those wanting to enter the Freelance Industry.
That was very helpful. Thank you so much!

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Melanie Greenwood

Designer & Founder of Vision City Studio

Welcome! My name is Melanie Greenwood and I'm the founder and designer here at Vision City design studio. I've been running my own freelance studio for over ten years, specializing in music packaging, logo design and promotional pieces. My clients include record labels, bands, corporate clients, and start up companies. I studied graphic design in Toronto, ON (my hometown!), where I also worked for several years as a fashion model. After relocating to California in 2011, I decided to l...

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