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Subject:Re: pay per word From:Pat Anderson <panders -at- aw -dot- sgi -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 21 Jun 2001 12:42:15 -0400
Paul Sinasohn wrote:
>david -dot- locke -at- amd -dot- com wrote:
>> Actually, figure out how many months this is going to take, and how much
>> money you need to live that long and a little longer. Then, charge that for
>> the first word. Give the rest away for free.
>I like this!! I would add a fudge factor into the time, though, to be
>I'd love to know the reaction.....
>"just for you, because I like you-- I really like you -- I tell you what
>I'm gonna do. I'm gonna give you all the words for free, except the
>first one. I'm just gonna charge you for that one little word! And I'm
>even gonna do this - but don't tell the sales manager -- I'm gonna let
>you pay for that word over time, say 3 months, in easy weekly
>installments. You know, I could get fired for this, but you're good
>people, and I like you."
>It could work, if you can imitate a Brooklyn accent... :-)
But then I'd turn around, if I were contracting with this writer, and say
"OK... I'll take all of the words... except the first one. I don't want that word."
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