$40 for general design. (This includes newspaper ads, magazine ads, typesetting, etc.)
$20 for revisions to existing ads.
$250 - Business Identity and Collateral. (Logo Design, Business Card & Letterhead)
*This list and my capabilities are subject to change and addition as I acquire new skillsets. Discounts may be given for repeat business.
I really feel like a designer has the freedom to work within a customer's budget 99.9% of the time. I also feel like after checking around the Sandpoint area and seeing other business' prices for hourly work, that after $40/hr. you are paying for their name, and not the quality of the work being done. Less than that and it seems the work suffers and a designer is tempted to inflate the billing to make a little extra. The average around Sandpoint seems to be $75/hr.
I work from home, and am in the habit of setting up business meetings at local coffee shops should I need to meet a new customer or someone interested in hiring me for a project. In most cases I buy the coffee! Also, I communicate well through email until a project reaches the point that a hard copy proof and face to face meeting (and some coffee!) is needed.
I am flexible as far as price goes. My quotes are by no means the say-all end-all. I am willing to bid a full project and stick to the price if I am given full disclosure on which to base my prices.
In short . . . I am a local professionally trained designer that's just trying to make some money and pay some bills! I advertise on free venues such as SandpointOnline and Craigslist, and use Blogger instead of a conventional website to keep costs down for myself and my customers.