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How do price a job for someone famous?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Tones0000, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. Tones0000

    Tones0000 Registered Member

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    My brother is remodeling a local celebrity's house and me and my dad went over there to get something today and his yard looked kind of shaggy so the thought of mowing it for him came across my mind. I didn't want to ask to day because he was playing with his kids and such.

    But my main question is, if I were to ask him, should I just charge like a regular yard price ($30 or $40) or maybe bump it up a little because he can or under a little to not sound like a dick. I think I would just do regular to be professional and plus he is a really cool dude.

    Btw, it is John Paul White from The Civil Wars.

    Thanks BH!
     
  2. ReALeST

    ReALeST Power Member

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    charge ur normal rates..u never know..he might tip u with way more than u expected;)
     
  3. InternetUser

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    Bro, he aint micheal jackson. Charge your normal rates.
     
  4. Tones0000

    Tones0000 Registered Member

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    Yeah, I was planning on doing normal rates. Just thought I would get some opinions from some BHW members first to see if they had any experiences like this
     
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    Donestrgling Regular Member

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    Treat him like a human being, maybe throw in a little extra work. That would be a huge clientelle network. Prime opportunity. Plus you know how many actors he might know that need some offline work, like I dont know getting their headshots exposed. Or something like that. Or someone he knows that needs some SEO work.
     
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  6. No.RuleZ

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    charge normal rate, if u have more work then expected just increase a bit

    u might get a tip in the end
     
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    just be cool charge your normal rate. Like someone else said, his referral might mean a lot, business wise
     
  8. dmdelectronics

    dmdelectronics Registered Member

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    Right on, don't change your rates to accommodate for rich or poor. Doing that could backfire. That's sort of "gouging".