Graphic Design: Designers discuss How to calculate charges? Hourly or Flat Rate?

As a graphic designer or creative specialist, whether employed, or freelance, how do you charge for your services? There have been many articles, probably hundreds, and many books written about running a creative business. It all really boils down to how much it costs you to do business, how much you want to make, and how well your market supports your talent and price level. That's simple enough. Yet the question on the lips of many creatives is not necessarily how much to charge, but how to charge it. October 19, 2016

Time billing gets iBiz upgrade

Creatives always find it difficult to stay on top of estimating, time tracking and billing. iBiz now offers Mac users for time-tracking, billing and project management designed to help free-lancers and small business owners stay on top of their billing September 25, 2009