How to Price Graphic Design (for apparel decorators)

Bryant Updated by Bryant

There are two recommended ways to price design work. Just straight design by the hour or by creating design packages. We will cover both in this article.

Adding Design - Hourly to Transactions

The traditional route – charge by the hour and provide your customer and estimate of how long it will take – is super common. Here's how to add design by the hour on a quote or sales order.

  1. On the quote, sales order, or invoice, click Add New Item
  2. Search for Design - Hourly or just select it from the Product dropdown
  3. For Quantity, enter the number of hours you'd like to charge for.
  4. Add a description so your customer will know what the design is for. (optional)
  5. Click Save This Line Item.

Adding Design - Package to Transactions

Got a _________ for this order? Here's how to add it to a quote.

  1. On the quote, sales order, or invoice, click Add New Item
  2. Search for ________ or just select it from the Product dropdown
  3. Adjust the quantity.
  4. Add a description so your customer will know what the extra charge is for. (optional)
  5. Click Save This Line Item.

Adjusting Pricing for Design Services

Want to charge more or less than our standard shopVOX pricing for graphic design? Here's how to adjust the pricing for it.

  1. Go to the Settings page
  2. Click Products
  3. Find and click on Graphic Design - Hourly in your products list. If you don't see it in your list, click the green Add New Products button and select it from the "services" section. Or to create one from scratch, click here to follow along with the tutorial - Adding Your Own Products
  1. Now, click on the Configure button to adjust pricing.
  1. In the pricing window that comes up, go ahead and enter a new price in the price field. Don't forget to click the green Update Product when you're ready to save the pricing.

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