I made the estimate and send it. Since this, hopefully, is one of my last
illustrations I make as a freelancer, I gave it a good price and calculated
the loss from the transfer from dollar to euro. If I don't get the
assignment, it is ok. If I do also.
Scientific and technical illustrations
Mieke Roth, Msc.
8223 CN Lelystad
+31 (0)320 412117
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Verzonden: maandag 22 juli 2013 19:45
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Onderwerp: Re: [SCIART] make an estimate for an illustration.
Those are good points to consider.
Part of your profitability will come from your ability to do the same type
of job quicker.
Maybe also think about the amount of inflation over the past 7 years to
raise the price by that percentage.
In the USA you might want to add about 16%
Then if you feel the material will be used extensively for monetary gain by
the buyer, you should get your little hunk of that with the buyout.
Calculate it a different way as well:
How many hours will you need to complete the image? Multiply by the hourly
amount you charge for covering all you expenses and profit (a number you can
calculate using the process laid out here:
http://paulmirocha.com/recent_business.htm#business_planning) then multiply
by 2 or 3 for a buy out.
If we are talking about major advertising uses, you might be looking at
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