Re: Taking a slightly different tone

Subject: Re: Taking a slightly different tone
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 15:31:06 -0400

I'm pretty sure that the 200 per second is for finished deliverable.
You are going to be working at it for way more than 30 seconds to get
that amount of deliverable.

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> This post may be a waste of time but I can't think of anyone better to ask...
> I've been asked to provide a quote for doing some voice recording work, for a company that is fielding some web-distributed training. I'm told it would probably be about 8 hours' work.
> I have gone online and researched the going rates for voice work, and they are frightening. Apparently it's normal to charge by the *second* at rates like $200 for a 30-second gig. I and the people doing the training materials have no experience in this and I'm pretty sure asking for $100 for each 15 seconds is a good way to scare them off.

John Posada
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NYMetro STC President

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