Does anyone have a suggestions about giving time estimates for creating a new template for a client?
Then the follow on to that is then a time estimate for creating, testing and then sending out the client email?
I am looking a way to give enough detail around the estimate so that they understand just what can be submitted for the price quoted.
Note: I am trying to estimate based on 3 similar emails and 9 similar emails sent out over the course of the year.
The best person to know how long it would take you is....you! Maybe you could take one of our templates as a base, and build yourself a design to see how long it takes.
Add in the time for going back and forth with your client (double at least, I'd imagine) and you'll have a rough idea. If you are building them a template, they can reuse it many times, so you could charge more up front.
Mathew thanks for your reply. What do you think of identifying the element types, number of each and sizes if applicable? A designer suggested this as a possibility of setting some boundaries for a price.
Thoughts and application?