I've found people surprisingly willing to accept huge ranges - similar to "$2.50 - $6.00". Sometimes all they need are numbers to give someone else. -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Bob Meetin Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 10:57 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] job estimates with unknowns I'm sure you all run into this. I've met with a client several times; I think they are probably okay but are hardpressed to find the time to sit down with me and put to paper, diagram, flowchart, list, etc., all the pages they will need for their site, who will own updating content and such, but want an estimate to determine if it's in their budget. I've met with them several times already. What do you do, give a best guesstimate range? Say that's based upon...... -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !