Okay, I can work with clients who are on a restricted budget but this was the funniest response I have ever received;

"you got a great voice but i don't have a great budget.........your prices are just too high for me..i will have to go with the amateurs that charge $1.50 to $35.00 for a voice over....thanks anyway...sorry for bothering you..."

Can you believe that? $1.50? I told him I would do the voiceover if I could just slap him up instead. That's worth more than $1.50. I appreciate the honesty but please! :) This is a new record for me!

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Comment by Jim Lueck on October 24, 2009 at 1:41pm
I agree with Mike. It never fails, it seems every client I get these days always wants to negotiate a lower rate. I think I will take a page from Ronald Reagan, "Just say no!" : )
Comment by Terry Daniel on October 3, 2008 at 2:36pm
Well said, Mike! I always try to give some clients the same sermon in a polite manner. Some get it and some don't.
Comment by Mike Elmore on October 2, 2008 at 6:38pm
Ahhhh...that new BK burger sure tasted good. That one I got a A BUCK AND A HALF....Thanks for being so snooty and allowing me to sweep out the barn>>> haha....What would PayPal take out of 1.50?? lol
Comment by Liz de Nesnera on October 2, 2008 at 2:50pm
My....head....is...about....to...explode!!!!!
Jeez.

Peace!

L.
Comment by Mandy Nelson on October 2, 2008 at 11:46am
Wow, people are making a buck fifty? Guess I can finally raise my rates! Send them my way.
Comment by S. Michael Leier on October 1, 2008 at 7:15pm
I think the market price for a slap is even higher then $1.50...ummm...Not that I would know about such things.
Comment by Terry Daniel on October 1, 2008 at 5:48pm
That is too funny, Dennis! It's these types of clients that are too ignorant to realize that quality can make THEM more money! :)
Comment by Dennis McGeady on October 1, 2008 at 5:35pm
Terry...Yeah, tell Wilbur you'll cut the string between those two Campbell's soup cans if he doesn't get with the program! Regards, Dennis
Comment by Eric Morgan on October 1, 2008 at 9:51am
Gee Terry, you didn't take the job? With that kind of money you could retire in 400 years.
Comment by Terry Daniel on October 1, 2008 at 9:39am
I thought for sure he was joking but he was not! :)

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