Should I Charge By The Hour or By The Job?

There is no best answer for this question.  How you quote prices depends on two main factors: how confident you are about the estimate and what the customer’s particular needs are. By the job, you are taking the risk of the costs running over.  In order to make this type of estimate you must be confident that you will make…

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What If I’m Not Sure How Long a Job Will Take?

Experience will teach you how many hours it takes to do various jobs.  In the mean time there are pricing guides available and some techniques you can use. This book contains a guide that shows a wide range of jobs and how they were priced.  You can use these for comparison purposes to price your work.  If you visit the…

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