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September 26, 2011

More on client logo design pricing and deposits

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The subject of logo design pricing and deposits seems to be lingering and changing/evolving the more I get into being a self-employed logo and identity designer. I have written about this a few times before over the last few years mostly as a result of some steep learning curve and bad experiences.

The last time I wrote about this was Payment structure advice for larger logo design budget where I laid out how one could offer a few payment/deposit plans depending on higher project budgets, and any perceived risk of non-payment that could/has come about for one reason or another.…

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June 20, 2011

Thoughts On Logo Design Pricing

In this article I try to offer up a few pointers with the tricky matter of how much to charge for logo designs. Although a very hard set of questions to give precise answers to I will cover a few pointers that wil hopefully give you some things to consider.

Pinning down how much to charge really does depend on your own unique circumstances which could include: logo design experience, industry experience, quality of portfolio, are you in demand and the sort of client you are typically attracting.…

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January 13, 2011

Your Client and Their Financial Well-Being

A couple of times I have been caught out with clients whose business dealings have expired during a logo project for that business. The end result is that I have lost out on a percentage of the total project cost. They may have paid a healthy deposit, but I have generally put in far more hours than the deposit covers.

Typically half way or further, the company hits financial troubles and can’t proceed.…

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