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    1/ Start by knowing your own costs - I've attached LJN's free Hourly Rate Calculator.

    2/ Break the job down into logical, manageable sections and price using the figures calculated from above

    3/ Ensure your Quote is detailed and clear

    4/ Submit a the Quote based upon the above using a fixed price (my recommendation - ie not an hourly rate)

    5/ Smile as you get job :)

    • PRO
      I was going to say £5 an hour is plenty but you beat me to it:)
      • PRO

        You can come and work for us at that rate - I'll keep you busy.....

         

        • PRO
          I would be I can't keep up with all the work I get:)
          • PRO
            £5 an hour Richard? Surely you can shave a little off that amount, what about if you use my mower? It's a good one, paid £25 at a car boot , I've got an extension lead and everything???
            • PRO
              Well in that case I can go to £4.75
              • PRO
                Your fully insured yes? If so it's a deal...
                • PRO
                  The only caveat is I can't drive so you will have to collect me and bring me back home afterwards
                  • PRO
                    Oh, now that's a problem, neither do I, my mate will pick you up on his way to work, then take you home when he finishes. Thinking about it I may only need a half hour slot, by my reckoning that makes your payment £2.25, will you take a cheque?
                    • PRO
                      :)

                      It may be best just to ignore me by the way as I'm not really very good at this so listen to the better informed!
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