What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Yes. I attend regular conferences and seminars and read trade publications as well as network with other professionals in my areas of expertise.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
Photography - own all rights to the images $150 per 36 images delivered.
Photography - hour $50 plus expenses.
Writing - starts at $50 an hour plus expenses.
Job printing - Varies by end project size, paper requested, inks requested.
Ad campaigns - 10 percent of the gross cost paid to the advertising outlet.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Always wanted to be a writer.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Writing - historical research, straight news
Printing - Business cards, brochures, post cards
Photography - business and industrial, on-site news coverage.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Recently produced a Chamber of Commerce quality of life and membership directory in a full color slick magazine format. It was a fundraiser for the Chamber of Commerce and netted the biggest profit for a membership directory in the history of the chamber.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
You get what you pay for.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
What I do is copyrighted work. If you hire me to do the work, then at the end you own the work. But if you don't hire me and pay me, then you have no rights whatsoever to use my work