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>>>The general pricing structure I've seen for writing and producing a
>>>newsletter is $250/page over and above expenses (high quality page printout
>>>in Negative or Resin Coated paper, price for scans, etc.).
>>I believe that there are enough self-proclaimed desktop publishers out
>>there that you'd have a tough time getting that price, at least in my neck
>>of the woods.
>Why? Most of the time is spent in writing, not in page layout.
Because many of the buyers of such services don't recognize good writing or
its value. At least that's my observation.
John San Filippo
Internet: johnsf -at- cts -dot- com
America Online: JohnSanF
"No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money."
- Samuel Johnson, ibid., April 5, 1776