MAGAZINE DESIGN

Flat Rate
Hourly Rate

Flat Rate Proposal: $3,500 Total (THIS PRICING IS ONLY FOR DESIGN AND LAYOUT) Printing is an additional price

This proposal covers all the essential services needed to design and layout your magazine from concept to ready-to-print files.

Initial Consultation and Briefing:

  • Understanding client’s vision, objectives, and content plan.
  • $200

Concept Development:

  • Creating unique design concepts for the magazine.
  • $400

Cover Design:

  • Design of front and back covers, including up to three revisions.
  • $500

Layout Design:

  • Designing the layout for each page, incorporating text and images.
  • Includes up to 50 pages.
  • $1,500

Image Sourcing and Manipulation:

  • Selection and editing of images to fit the magazine style and content.
  • $500

Review and Revisions:

  • Incorporating feedback and making adjustments.
  • Two rounds of revisions included.
  • $400

 

EXPEDITED PROCESS: IS DOUBLE THE FINAL PRICE

Hourly Rate Proposal: $175 per Hour

This option is billed based on the actual time spent on each stage of the project. Here is an estimated breakdown of hours for each task, based on the scope described in the flat rate proposal:

Initial Consultation and Briefing: 2 hours

  • Total: $350

Concept Development: 6 hours

  • Total: $1,050

Cover Design: 5 hours

  • Total: $875

Layout Design: 15 hours

  • Total: $2,625

Image Sourcing and Manipulation: 4 hours

  • Total: $700

Review and Revisions: 8 hours

  • Total: $1,400

Final Artwork Preparation: 2 hours

  • Total: $350

Estimated Total Based on Hourly Rate: $7,350

This estimated hourly total demonstrates the potential cost difference between choosing a flat rate versus an hourly rate based on the project’s demands and complexity. The flat rate offers predictability and is typically more cost-effective for well-defined projects, while the hourly rate provides flexibility to accommodate changes and additional requirements as the project evolves.

This proposal format is based on the flat rate to see the value and structure of the services offered, making it easier for you to choose the option that best suits your budget and needs.

 

EXPEDITING THIS PROJECT IS DOUBLED THE FINAL PRICE: WOULD HAVE BEEN $14,770