Fees & Prices   
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C I Corporation offers quantity discounts and competitive rates, to foster long term client relations.

Consulting Instruction Data Conversion DNC/Data Clean Up Language Translation Hardware Software

Consulting or Online Classes- Order

1 hour $120/hour Short fix up to an hour
2 - 8 hours $ 100/hour 1 day project
2 - 5 days $ 90/hour Project of several days to a week
2 - 4 weeks $ 90/hour Several weeks to 1 month project
Over 1 month/year $ 80/hour Long term projects
Using remote Web access
and/or Phone
10% discount Consulting or Instruction via web access.
We pass the travel savings on to you.

Travel costs: None - if within 30 minutes.
50 cents for each minute ($30/hour) over 30 minutes outside the Beltway.


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(See Calendar and PC Lab) - Order
For example: $150 per student for a class of 6 would cost $900 for an organization

Number of
Students
Price per
Student
Price per day
at your site
Classroom Fee
Optional *
Price per day at
our site
1 $360 $ 360 0 - anywhere $ 360
2 $250 $ 500 0 - anywhere $ 500
3 $200 $ 600 $200 $ 800
4 $175 $ 700 $150 $ 850
5 $160 $ 800 $100 $ 900
6 $150 $ 900 $ 50 $ 950
7 $142.86 $1000 0 $1000

8

$131.25

$1,050

0

$1,050

9

$122.22

$1,100

0

$1,100

10

$115.00

$1,150

0

$1,150

11

$109.09

$1,200

0

$1,200

12

$104.17

$1,250

0

$1,250

13

$100.00

$1,300

0

$1,300

14

$96.43

$1,350

0

$1,350

15

$93.33

$1,400

0

$1,400

16

$90.63

$1,450

0

$1,450

17

$88.24

$1,500

0

$1,500

18

$88.89

$1,600

0

$1,600

19

$86.84

$1,650

0

$1,650

20

$85.00

$1,700

0

$1,700

Price Graph

Price Per Class Day includes all class materials, booklets, and instructor costs.

* Unlike other firms, we offer a quantity discount, as it does not cost that much more to teach 10 than 9 students. 
But the classroom space remains a fixed cost, regardless of the number of students.
If there are only 3-6 students, and we supply the classroom, then we have to charge something towards rent.
For 1-4 students, we suggest training at your facility, so that you can save on the classroom charge.
It is easy to find a training site for 1-2, such as a conference room, on laptops.
But if it is too busy at your facility, we can supply a classroom with an excellent learning environment.

If the class or consulting is outside of the Washington DC metro area, please add air or train fare, hotel and transportation costs. 

for a course or consultation on line.  

After the session, we appreciate your evaluation.


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Database Conversion Services  Click to Order 
This is a chart for routine conversions with quick and straightforward communications.
These prices assume one (1) database.  For several databases, or
for non-routine conversions, please call 800-DATA1-OK for a quote

Number of individual records / rows

Conversion Difficulty Level

For Your Info
Approx. Hours*

 

How to determine the number of records?
It depends on the software you are converting from

Easy Medium Advanced Easy Medium Advanced
1 - 50 $120 $144 $180 2.0  

ACT! 1992 - 2004

ACT! 2005 - 2015

ACT! with email

51-100 $140 $168 $200 2.3   dBase

Access

Bill Good's Gorilla
101 - 250 $160 $192 $220 2.5  Goldmine 1 - 6  Goldmine 7 - 2015  Goldmine with email
251 - 500 $180 $220 $240 3.0     Outlook basic Excel Microsoft SQL
501 - 1000 $210 $252 $270 3.5 Palm FileMaker NetSuite
1001 - 1750 $240 $288 $300 4.0   Pocket PC

FoxPro

Outlook & BCM
1751 - 2500 $270 $324 $330 4.5   Paradox Maximizer Outlook & Prophet
2501 - 3750 $300 $330 $360 5.0   Sharkware Q&A QuickBooks
3751 - 5000 $330 $360 $390 5.5   Tracker SugarCRM SalesLogix
5001 - 7500 $360 $400 $420 6.0   Salesforce.com Cont/Accts Salesforce.com CSV/UDFs Salesforce - we upload
7501 - 10000 $390 $425 $450 6.5   TeleMagic L1 TeleMagic L2 TeleMagic L3
10001 - 12500 $420 $460 $480 7.0        
12501 - 15000 $450 $490 $510 7.5        
15001 - 17500 $480 $500 $540 8.0        
17501 - 25000 $510 $540 $570 8.5        
25001 - 37500 $540 $580 $600 9.0
37501 - 50000 $570 $600 $630 9.5
50001 - 75000 $600 $630 $660 10.0        
75001 - 100000 $630 $660 $690 10.5        
100001 - 250000 $660 $690 $720 11.0        
250001 - 500000 $720 $750 $780 12.0
500001 - 750000 $780 $810 $840 13.0
750001 - 1000000 $840 $870 $900 14.0        

* Please note that the hours are for approximate work time, not counting the time the computer is processing. 
For example, we may work at the computer for 1 hour, followed by 10 hours of processing time,
followed by 1 hour, the more processing time.  We only count the hours of human work, not computer.work.

For converting from (not to) Microsoft SQL based databases, such as the latest ACT!, Goldmine, and Maximizer,
please add 1 hour ($60) since they require an additional data extraction phase.

This is a Not-To-Exceed price, which means you would commit to paying the fee,
and in return we commit to continue converting the database until you are satisfied. 

If you require a formal proposal, conference calls with your database administrator, or detailed explanation of the resulting data schema, etc. that is fine with us.  But we have to bill for time taken from our doing the conversions.  Please add $15 per 15 minute block of time.

Take advantage of our 50% Re-Conversion for "Opening Night"

We understand that switching software must be done so you and your staff can continue operating.  So, conversions are best done during the evening and weekends. So we offer a "Trial Conversion" for you at any time on your database for the regular price, so you can see how the conversion turns out. You can give us feedback on anything you would like changed so we can make adjustments.   No two companies use the software the same way. So differences can occur in the data conversions.

Or course we prefer not to work for 1/2 our normal pay rate ($60 / 2  = $30/hour), so there is every natural incentive for us to do your conversion perfectly in the first round.  But we are willing to do so for a unusual situations, to ensure that your data is as perfect as possible.  Then, the night before you "go live", which may be days or weeks later as you wish, we will do a re-conversion with your latest data for only half price.  This way, there are no surprises when you are ready to start using your new software.  Any unusual issues will have been already predicted and taken care of.   This is similar to the reason in theatre for going through a "dress rehearsal" to get any kinks out before the "opening night" to make sure everything is as perfect as possible. 


"Dress Rehearsal"
Normal price above
This can be done at any time so
we can show you a trial version
and customize the conversion for your database


"Opening Night" ticket
Re-Conversion- only 1/2 price
This is done the night before
you start using the new software
knowing that any problems have been solved.

Will your database require 1 round or 2?

It all depends on how unusual your database is.  Although everyone would like the process to take one phase, including us, this two conversion process should be considered as required for customers with large databases, or unusual requirements, or many staff intending to use the new software.  If our existing procedure does it the conversion to your satisfaction the first round, then there is no need for a 2nd round, or any further cost.  If your database only requires minor modifications, then we may do a 2nd conversion for 1/4 price.  But if it requires hours of additional work, it is a two phased conversion for 1/2 price.  So it is safest, with good management of expectations, to assume a two phase conversion.  Then, if it only takes one phase, then all the better for everyone, and we are ahead of schedule.  Again, we prefer to complete the conversion in the first round, so we are billable at our full hourly rate, not half price, so there is a natural incentive for us to do so.

How To Send Your Files for Conversion:

1. First, compute your price using the above chart.
2. Learn which files you need to send from our Data Conversion Matrix
3. Then compress or "zip" your data files, using Windows XP or WinZip
4. Then send file for Data Conversion using our secure online form at DataUpload.com -->

      Or, you can use a File Transfer (FTP) program.

5. When we are done preparing your new data file, we will send instructions for downloading.
6. See how you like it.  If it is fine, give us authorization to delete the data on our end.

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Possible Discounts

Quantity Discounts: For some clients, we do the conversion on a weekly basis at a substantial discount.   For example, a salesman who likes to use Goldmine, can send his database to his Sales Manager who uses ACT! for activity analysis.  This way they are both happy.   We also give a 1% discount for each database after the first one, up to 10%.  For example, for 4 database, there is a 3% discount off the total price.

Popular Software vs. "In House" Databases: We can offer the low prices on the above chart if we have a large volume of work with that database.  These include such packages as ACT!, Goldmine, SalesForce.com, NetSuite.com, etc.  If your database is one that was developed "in house" for your own organization, we will need to charge some time to become familiar with the database structure.  This may add 2-4 hours to the above mentioned prices.

Possible Additional Costs

Note: We are selling our time, working on your conversion project.  If the job takes longer than the estimate, we will let you know as soon as possible.  We make every effort to stay within the Standard Estimate from the chart above, and do so about 98% of the time.   The cost depends on several factors:

The conversions we have done most often are naturally the best ones.  The newer conversions inevitably have for improvement.  We have marked those that we consider "routine" by now in the above chart in bold.

It helps us to focus on doing your conversion, if you provide a single person to handle our correspondence.  If there are several people from your organization, each emailing us with questions about the conversion (often the same questions), and we have to answer them, that slows us down.  We try to answer all questions on our web site.

User Defined Fields:  ACT! 15 standard User Defined Fields, and Goldmine has 16, which are FREE.  After that, please add $1 per User Defined Field, as it takes more time to accommodate them.
Example: a 2000 record Sharkware database with 140 custom fields would be $210 (from the above chart) +$125 (140 - 15 =125) = $335
Generally, there is $1 per field that is above the normal number of fields for in the software we are converting to.

Attachments and Email Messages

For systems that can attach documents to contacts, we price that based on the size of the folder. You can right click, then select Properties, to see the number of megabytes.
We can convert Goldmine email messages to Outlook PST format, based on the number of Megabytes of the MAILBOX.DBT file

Megabytes Price Hours

1 - 50 $30 .5
100 $60 1.0
150 $90 1.5
200 $120 2.0
350 $150 2.5
500 $180 3.0
750 $210 3.5
1000 $240 4.0
1250 $270 4.5
1500 $300 5.0
1750 $330 5.5
 (2 Gigabytes) 2000 $360 6.0
3000 $420 7.0

These price give progressively
more gigabytes per dollar
exponentially

4000 $480 8.0
5000 $540 9.0
6000 $600 10.0
8000 $660 11.0
10000 $720 12.0
12000 $780 13.0
14000 $840 14.0
16000 $900 15.0
20000 $960 16.0
28000 $1020 17.0
32000 $1080 18.0
40000 $1140 19.0
50000 $1200 20.0
60000 $1260 21.0
80000 $1320 22.0
 100000 $1380 23.0
 (200 GB) 200000 $1440 24.0

For example: for a 188,000,000 byte Goldmine MAILBOX.DBT file the fee would be $210

If only emails need to be converted, without contacts, a minimum $60 fee would apply, since Contacts must be converted to connect the emails to.

We usually supply 1 PST with all the Users' folders.  If you want us to create separate PSTs, that is $10 per User/PST.

One PST Mulitiple PSTs
Outlook.Pst
 Joe-2005-Jan
 Joe-2005-Feb
 Joe-2005-Mar
 Mary-2005-Ja n
 Mary-2005-Feb
 Mary-2005-Mar
 Tom-2005-Jan
 Tom-2005-Feb
 Tome-2005-Mar
Joe.Pst
 Joe-2005-Jan
 Joe-2005-Feb
 Joe-2005-Mar
Mary.Pst
 Mary-2005-Jan
 Mary-2005-Feb
 Mary-2005-Mar
Tom.Pst
 Tom-2005-Jan
 Tom-2005-Feb
 Tome-2005-Mar

Special Documents:  Some systems have their own word processor, such as Maximizer and Q&A.  We charge 1 cent per document, with a $120 minimum.   So 46000 documents would be $460.

For ODBC/SQL based database conversions (SalesLogix, Microsoft CRM, Oracle, etc.)- where we have to log in to your environment, we bill $60 per hour.  Usually this takes a 1-2 hours.  We have found that  it is much less time consuming (and less expensive for you) to log in to the environment where the database already works, rather than having to recreate your environment on our system.   We have found LogMeIn.com and GoToMyPC to be a good means to log in to your desktop for the Extraction Phase of the Conversion.  The rest of the process can be done on our computers.

Rush overnight conversions cans be done for $60 more (1 hour).  In order to offer you the lowest prices, we have to keep many disks "spinning" at a time.  The Rush Fee puts your job as the next one to do.  Weekends are not considered rush.  Weekends make a good time for a transition.  So you can leave off Friday afternoon with one program, and begin with another by Monday morning, while still leaving us room for contingencies.

Travel is an option, if your data security policies do not permit sending the data off site for conversion or cleanup.  A data conversion specialist would visit your site with the data conversion "tool kit" programs to do the job on your computers, then remove the tool kit.  The prices would be similar to that of a day of computer instruction (see above).

Optional "Do Not Call" Marking: We can help you avoid costly fines by flagging numbers that are on the latest DoNotCall.Gov and state lists.

Our goal is to offer you the very best value in data conversion.  As the number of records to convert increases, your cost per record dramatically decreases.  You get more records converted per dollar, when there are more records.

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Software Purchase: Some day we plan to offer a conversion program as a software package, but there are still improvements being made, and more features being added.  The price for such a program would be about $500.  So, for most customers, having us do it is more cost effective.  We already know how to run it, and what to watch for.  We have a patent pending on some our procedures and cannot release a product until it is finalized.



DNC & Data Clean Up Services - Click to Order

Number of individual records

Optional CleanUp

Fee Processing
Hours
1 - 50 $15 .25
51-100 $17  
101 - 250 $18  
251 - 500 $19  
501 - 1000 $20 .33
1001 - 1750 $22  
1751 - 2500 $24  
2501 - 3750 $26  
3751 - 5000 $30 .50
5001 - 7500 $33  
7501 - 10000 $35  
10001 - 12500 $40  
12501 - 15000 $45  
15001 - 17500 $46  
17501 - 25000 $50  
25001 - 37500 $60  
37501 - 50000 $63  
50001 - 75000 $65 1.00
75001 - 100000 $70  
100001 - 250000 $80  
250001 - 500000 $90  
500001 - 750000 $120 2.00
750001 - 1000000 $180 3.00

1. First, compute your price using the above chart.
2. Find the files you need to send from your database
3. Then compress or "zip" your data files, using Windows XP or WinZip
4. Then send file for Data Conversion using our secure online form at DataUpload.com -->

      Or, you can use a File Transfer (FTP) program.

5. When we are done preparing your new data file, we will send instructions for downloading.
6. See how you like it.  If it is fine, give us authorization to delete the data on our end.

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