20128Re: How much do you charge for a VR?? (re-ignited)
- May 16, 2008Hi Robert, do you mind send a copy off-list to my email as well,
more than grateful to have it. As I mentioned on another thread, I
having real hard time to figure out what is the right structure to
price because from country where I come from, there isn't a market
for this thing yet. I am alone here and crying for help! So forum
like this one and ppl like you can really do great help. Thanks
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Georgia Real Tours"
> On 5/14/08, eli20sf <epoblitz@...> wrote:
> > I'm creating 6880x3440 pano's w/ my
> > (just got PTGUI this week, so I'll be moving over asap) ... andI'm
> > just bouncing around with pricing (too afraid to charge tomuch, but
> > realizing I do quality work,and it take TIME ... AND I want tocaliber
> > charge as much as similar vr photographers doing the same
> > work).for
> I'm thinking for the generic realtor you are looking at using
> Mercedes-class equipment in a Pinto-class environment. Okay, maybe
> Taurus-class environment. It seems to me your equipment is right
> the commercial/corporate stuff, and if you prefer to do the qualitytake
> work you're set; I'd concentrate on them as often as possible.
> OTOH, real estate is more likely to pay for your daily life more
> quickly, in my opinion. It looks like you are going to have to
> more shots at higher resolution than you really want; fortunatelywith
> your precision head you should be able to take a massive chunk outof
> the processing since the stitching ought to be almost trivial foryou.
> Ironically, I just sat down this evening to create a "package" menu
> for my prospective clients; as it turns out most people are
> baffled by a an 8pt font spreadsheet with bizarre wordsintermingling
> with rows and columns of numbers. I'll spring that on them whenthey
> ask, but for now I'm just going to give them the 1-page menu whichyou
> covers everything from an introductory offer to an open-ended
> high-quality package.
> Out in Middle Georgia, unlike the Bay Area, housing prices are
> affordable. Which means that commissions are much lower, as is the
> cost of living (if you don't count fuel and food these days). That
> means my pricing is going to be a lot lower than yours needs to be
> (and you'll find I'm in the vast majority when it comes to
> cost-of-living vs. the Bay Area). An example is that $75,000 gets
> a decent 4-bed 2-bath home that is not necessarily within smellingand
> distance of your neighbor, and I've seen TLC vacant homes for $30K.
> That said, I'll be happy to shoot you a copy of what I've done
> off-list if you want. Bear in mind, too, that it is a first draft
> may change; it is merely a reflection on what I feel I can offerfor a
> fair price and hoping those fall within what realtors consideryou
> reasonable for the price. Feel free to pilfer whatever may help
> (if that wasn't already implied.) ;c)of
> > and what, on average, most of us are
> > charing for comparable work.
> Pssst! Just a reminder.... the Bay Area isn't comparable to most
> the rest of the world. ;c) Look at average wages for the areasyou
> compare as well as average home prices to get a better feel for the
> "exchange rate" between where you are and where the comp is.
> Mid GA: 478-599-1300
> ATL: 678-438-6955
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