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I usually just do projects for myself or a few little items on my etsy shop. An acquaintance has asked me to recover her nursery glider. She will be providing the fabric, but wants to know how much I would charge for labor. I've never thought about it before, but how much should I charge?
Hmm.. I'm not sure.
I'm having a few of the same problems, I've made stuff for myself and family and friends. Now I have a few people asking me to make stuff for them to buy. I don't know where to start really.
What I have done though is to do a little research on what those items would cost to be made by a reputable business that has some history to it and is established. Then I take some off of that since I haven't made anything to be sold before and am trying to get my name out there. I do take into account how long it will take me and the complexity of the project.
I want to give them a discount for going with me vs. the "big guy", but I still need it to be worth my time. I also take into account the word of mouth potential. If it is something that is likely to send more business my way, then I will take a little less if it will potentially earn me more in the long run.
I know this is kinda rambling but I hope maybe it will help some...