So, Im reading how so many are doing commercial scans, insurance scans, etc. How did you get your foot in the door? How do you market? Who do you target? Im looking to expand my service. Any tips would be appreciated.
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Honestly, reach out to local fire investigation firms. Im a full time fire investigator and I make 3D scanning a part of every investigation job and charge a flat rate to scan a building. I just did a 6000 sq ft commercial structure comprising of 5 businesses.
I used to hire a guy with a Matterport to do this for me and said why dont I just buy a camera and do it myself. haven’t looked back since. Its been great and now other investigation firms and major insurance companies are calling me to do scans for them.
Can I ask your pricing and how you charge 1 price for 1 whole building?
Talk to as many architects as possible. The first time I talked to an architect and then showed him an example, he was so excited, I started digging for a project. Ironically, we have yet to do a project together, but he stays in touch with me.
Some construction companies will see the value of having a *.DXF drawing done in a matter of hours, without the need to send someone to site.
The same construction company will also appreciate the ability to measure inside the virtual tour, if you sell the idea correctly.
Its all about talking to lots of people and don’t forget the magic words “who else do you know that might be interested?” can often get you a warm referral.
I like the idea of fire investigation/restoration. I had not considered this market yet.
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Do you charge a flat fee or is it per sq ft charge? Do you have an example to look at online?
In my opinion charging per sq foot would be the only fair way to get paid….What are some opinions out there on what a fair per sq ft price should be?