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how much would you charge.

Discussion in 'Newbie Forum' started by chevycamaro, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. chevycamaro

    chevycamaro New Member

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    two banners 4ft by 10ft banners white with orange lettering just plain text how much would you charge for both of them.
     
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  2. Creative_Lance

    Creative_Lance Very Active Member

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    Cut vinyl, one color $200/piece.
    I know i'm cheaper than a lot of people on this forum but this is what i can get around here!
     
  3. Digitall

    Digitall Guest

    How are the hems finished? Usually 6-8 sf finished with double needle lock.
     
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  4. infinitesign

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    Up here in Maine, most shops charge a per square foot rate. Some charge 10.00 per sq. ft. and get it. Here in Augusta, I get only 7.00 per sq. ft. since there are 2, maybe you could give a small discount.
     
  5. ddarlak

    ddarlak Trump Hater

    $200 each
     
  6. crazy_jay_25

    crazy_jay_25 New Member

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    On single color basic text and/or clipart we get $5.00 s.f. 1 sided so $200 each maybe a small discount if both banners are the same (less setup time).
    Jay
     
  7. iSign

    iSign Major Contributor

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    at $200 you guys are leaving money on the table.

    People who say they can't get more obviously believe that... and once you believe it... you never ask for more now do you? ...so how do you really know you can't get it?

    Guaranteed most of the guys here who are routinely getting $300 or more for the same work... used to do it for less, & gradually learned to command a higher price. nobody get's every quote... but people charging enough care a lot less about that fact!
     
  8. LenXIII

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    Are we allowed to post prices if we are not a vendor? I didn't want to post here unless I know im allowed lol..
     
  9. WhiskeyDreamer

    WhiskeyDreamer Professional Snow Ninja

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    i'd be at least $300 for a banner that size...but more like $350
     
  10. coyote

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    It depends on your market. If everyone is charging $5/sq foot for a simple one color layout on white, it's hard to get more-however, if you are offering a different material weight and can show your customer that you offer a superior product, you can charge more. Are you comparing apples to apples or heavy vinyl with sewn, webbed hems with grommets and ropes or D rings to Tyvek and taped borders?
    c
     
  11. iSign

    iSign Major Contributor

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    When I'm not printing, I use cheap pre-hemmed, pre-grommeted rolls & cut them off leaving un-hemmed cuts at both ends, & hems top and bottom. I've been doing this over 12 years & haven't sold one as low as $5/ a sq. foot for 7 or 8 years.

    That said, I realize pricing is different in different parts of the world. Where I can get $8, others might have to sell for $6 or $7... and what do I know?? ...maybe some of you can't get more than $5 a sq. foot... BUT, I do know I was encouraged by my peers to raise my prices 10 years ago... and when I did, I still made the sale enough times, that I want to encourage others, as my way extending the favor that was given to me.
     
  12. LenXIII

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    I don't know about you guys, but here in St. Petersburg FL there is a lot of competition. There are 2 large wholesale banner companies in the area charging between $1.50 and $2 a square foot for hemmed and grommeted banners on 13oz vinyl. They use multiple vuteks. Ofcourse, we still have the local sign shops that charge $5-10 a square as well, but these large wholesalers will sell to anyone that calls in.
     
  13. Big House Signs

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    we go...ez copy or submited art...white back ground $6 p/sq/ft...full bleed $7...minimum $50
     
  14. Cadmn

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    here they charge 10 per running foot so a 10 foot banner by 4ft is gonna run 80 bux
    hemmed grommeted 13 oz
     
  15. iSign

    iSign Major Contributor

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    check your math :help
     
  16. sarge

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    thats texas math .. it works down there
     
  17. coyote

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    Here in Bawlamer there's a really stark difference between pricing just 45 miles down the road: I can get almost twice the price for anything in I sell in Washington DC or its suburbs....Baltimore is (or was) just less expensive and prices for services seem to reflect that. I don't know if it's the mindset of a once blue collar area vs a white collar area, or just that things have always been that way.

    I once bid on doing wall graphics, signage and elevator doors for an underground garage in Northern VA and the friend who was asking for the bid had me double it-and I was still the best bid. Makes one wonder.C
     
  18. GregT

    GregT Very Active Member

    I'm gonna be about the same as Fenris242 on the pricing. Don't leave money on the table, that's for tipping at a restaurant.
     
  19. TheSnowman

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    Oh man, that made me laugh.
     
  20. Craig Sjoquist

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    sinse I charge anywhere from $6 sq for simple low copy, colors, effort to $15 sq full color high copy, effort.


    ... I don't get much banner work .... only when the vinly shops ..CAN NOT DO a banner advertisment correctly and customers really want that they have me re-do

    oh also goverment here only lets you put out a banner twice a year for a month ....they only want and let franchises and big money do what they like
     
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