Professionalism Without The Price Tag

The Small Business Blog

Clients don’t need to know if you’re operating out of your basement or not – you can still maintain a very high quality front without wasting too much… Read the full article here: Professionalism Without The Price Tag on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog Price Tag professionalism When embarking upon a new small enterprise or startup money tends to be on the tight side. But a lean budget doesn’t have to mean unprofessional looking.

2015 158

Fisher Price's Baby iPad Chair

Small Business Labs

But Fisher Price really is selling what they clumsily call the "Newborn-to Toddler-Appivity Seat for iPad Device" The picture below is from their website.   Mashable's article on the seat is titled Fisher Price Appitivity Seat is Bad for Babies , so you quickly know where they stand.   The Washington Post quotes a professor of pediatrics calling the chair "a terrible idea" BTW, Fisher Price is not the only company making iPad seats.

2013 153

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Getting Clients-Price isn’t your Problem

Tips From T. Marie

Since my post on virtual assistant rates continues to be discovered and enjoyed almost two months after I first published it, I thought perhaps it was time for another post on pricing for service related businesses. And since we already tackled the issue of not charging enough, let’s move on to the first major complaint I get when I tell people they need to raise prices. “It It’s not your price that keeps them from working with you.

2010 130

Special pricing for VIP full-day intensives!

Step It Up VA Coaching

Softball is over for the summer. No more practices, games, try-outs, or workouts! I’m not sure what I’m going to do with all this free time, except hopefully spend some of it with YOU! I would love to work with you for a full day on your business! Announcing “before summer’s over” dates for VIP In-Person Intensives ! AND through this week (or until they’re gone!),

2015 143

Should I Use “Pay What It’s Worth” Pricing?

The Solopreneur Life

Somewhere over Wisconsin while reading, I had an epiphany: remove price tags from my products and services and establish “pay what it’s worth&# pricing. As I continued to read “Tribes,&# I pulled out my notebook and began writing the reasons why I would want to eliminate prices: • I trust people to do the right thing. Price can be a barrier to business relationships. • Pricing

2010 175

Day in the life: Gillian Aitken Snr Business Admin & PA, Price Jones Ltd.

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s day in the life: Gillian Aitken Snr Business Admin & PA, Price Jones Ltd. Gillian is PA to Pat Price and proud owner of Arch the pug (more on that in that in a bit)… What are the main aspects of your role? As a long-time Executive Assistant, my day is incredibly varied which […].

2017 170

Pay-as-you-go Pricing

The Small Business Blog

Research from the Future Foundation showed that 70% of people will actively avoid products and services that tie them… Read the full article here: Pay-as-you-go Pricing on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. This is an interesting piece on the BBC Business News website today about the increasing number of startups opting for the pay-as-you-go business model to offer their products more like a service than a physical item.

2013 160

the fisher price concept

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection the fisher price concept On August 2, 2010, In Career Coaching by Judi Perkins , By The How-To Career Coach 0 Thanks to Fisher-Price, as babies we learn a concept that we seem to forget by the time we’re adults: you can’t put a square peg in a round hole.

2010 116

How to Sell Property Online for a Good Price

Small Business CEO

… The post How to Sell Property Online for a Good Price appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Selling your house is a big deal. Let’s be real, it’s a decision that can’t be made easily. You are selling something you once called home.

2020 65

Taking the Leap Into “Pay What You Can” Pricing

The Solopreneur Life

F ifty-four weeks ago I wrote an article titled, “Should I Use Pay What It’s Worth Pricing?” So today I am making the change to Pay What You Can pricing. Related posts: Should I Use “Pay What It’s Worth” Pricing? Pricing” When I wrote the piece, I felt pretty certain that I would implement Pay What It’s Worth for my coachsulting services.

2011 127

It's Not Just Cloud Price Wars Driving Usage

Small Business Labs

The cloud storage price wars being waged by Google, Amazon, Microsoft have been getting a lot of press this summer. As the article points out, the current price is not far from $0.   But the price declines are not just limited to storage. Amazon, for example, recently announced price cuts ranging from 28% and 51% across a variety of their Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud product line.

2014 140

WinWeb in World First Hybrid Cloud Pricing

The Small Business Blog

My company WinWeb has today announced a big change in the pricing structure for some of our most popular software offerings. Across the board, the Cloud has operated on a subscription model ever since it first appeared – whether you want accounting software or streaming music from the cloud – you need to pay monthly… Read the full article here: WinWeb in World First Hybrid Cloud Pricing on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2013 158

The Rate Debate: Prices on Your Website or Not?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Some people think that prices should be shared upfront so that clients know what to expect. Others worry that if rates are posted on their website, people won’t stick around and will focus too much on price. Most likely, the price is causing them to think about whether or not your VA service is something they can afford. The things that get people most excited and motivated are results, not price alone. by Donna Toothaker.

2011 116

Pricing Your Services – Is It Time Or Value That Matters Most?

Step It Up VA Coaching

If you don’t know your own value, it’s going to be hard to price and sell your services. Seriously, anyone who has ever started working with low pricing just to get clients always ends up regretting it. Get comfortable pricing for value rather than time. Try to move away from the hourly pricing model. Is there some magic formula for determining your pricing? by Donna Toothaker. How do I decide what to charge for my services?

2013 100

Verizon’s Arbitrary Pricing Leads to Customer Confusion

Make or Break Moments

There are three schools of thought on product pricing: Set it and forget it Set it and haggle Leave it open for interpretation We are used to the price being the price and unless there is a coupon or special, … Continue reading → Customer Moments Perceptions Resolving Conflict pricing issues product pricing rebate forms setting prices Verizon

Pricing Your Services – Is It Time Or Value That Matters Most?

Step It Up VA Coaching

If you don’t know your own value, it’s going to be hard to price and sell your services. Seriously, anyone who has ever started working with low pricing just to get clients always ends up regretting it. Get comfortable pricing for value rather than time. Try to move away from the hourly pricing model. Is there some magic formula for determining your pricing? To me, when you price your services based on an hourly or yearly salary, it’s still a job.

2012 100

Labor Day Sale: WordPress Maintenance Package Reduced Pricing.

Eco-Office Gals

This price is good for the life of your subscription. The Paypal button below is set for your reduced subscription price, this button will only be active for Labor Day 2012 – Don’t miss out!! Post from: Eco-Office Gals Labor Day Sale: WordPress Maintenance Package Reduced Pricing. Happy Labor Day! We’re supposed to take the day off, we’re not supposed to labor, right? Not going to happen at Eco-Office Gals, I always work – it’s a bad habit.

2012 164

Prices and Prizes

Daily Writing Tips

It may not surprise you that price and prize are cognates, but two other common words pertaining to value, and additional words derived from them, share their common ancestor. Price and prize stem from the Latin noun pretium , meaning “prize” or “reward,” or “value” or “worth.” Price is both a verb meaning “set value” and a noun meaning “value” (including a reference to something challenging or unpleasant that is nevertheless necessary as a condition of achieving a desired result).

2017 44

4 Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Your Online Sales Fast

Small Business CEO

A part of the strategies that can be used are connected to pricing. When your storefront is attractive and sales are slow, although traffic is good, you can use various pricing strategies to increase sales. Cover All Price Ranges. The customers that visit the online store have different price points and objectives.… … Sales online sales pricing strategyWhen sales are low there are various things that can be done.

2017 58

Special Price: StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Pack

Eco-Office Gals

Studiopress will be raising the price on their Pro Plus All-Theme Package next week. The price has been $249.95 That’s when the price goes up! Post from: Eco-Office Gals Special Price: StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Pack. An important announcement has been released regarding EOG’s favorite theme company. If you’re not familiar, the Pro Pack gives you all 36 current child themes, *plus all future child themes* with updates and support for each.

2011 149

Moxie Tip 301: Pricing your Intake Period

Virtual Moxie

The time between when you send your client agreement/intake packet to a new client and the time you actually begin working with her is the "intake" period--the time you do the work to get things ready on your end to work with the client. This might be setting up files, or reading materials the client sends you to bring you up to speed, or setting up an online collaborative workspace, or any number of other things you might do in preparation for the actual work to begin.

2013 141

Moxie Tip 125: Other Specialties? Other Prices.

Virtual Moxie

If you have other specialties--things you do at such a high level that you could make a business doing them (like bookkeeping or graphic design, or IT help), consider that they should be their own offerings, with different pricing. You can also market them individually to people, creating multiple revenue streams for yourself. Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

2012 130

The Pricing Battle: Charging for Your Time or Charging for Results/Value

Productive & Organized

Recently, I've been talking a lot with clients and in on-line groups as questions come up about pricing strategy. There seems to be a lot of confusion around making the choice of hourly charges or value based pricing / results based pricing.   The Different Names of Time-Based Pricing. Just to keep us on the same page, time-based pricing is also known as: Hours-for-dollars. When you value price and.   value-based pricing.

2013 196

Labor Day Sale: WordPress Maintenance Package Reduced Pricing.

Eco-Office Gals

This price is good for the life of your subscription. The Paypal button below is set for your reduced subscription price, this button will only be active for Labor Day 2012 – Don’t miss out!! Post from: Eco-Office Gals Labor Day Sale: WordPress Maintenance Package Reduced Pricing. Happy Labor Day! We’re supposed to take the day off, we’re not supposed to labor, right? Not going to happen at Eco-Office Gals, I always work – it’s a bad habit.

2012 100

Administrative Assistant Conference Group Pricing Announcement

Office Dynamics

For the first time Office Dynamics is offering a Group Pricing & a Premier Package for groups of 8 or more. Groups of four or more receive an extra $100 of the registration price - that means $300 off of the full registration fee if you register before March 31! Groups of eight or more receive the above pricing benefit plus each member of the registered group receives a $25 gift certificate to use at the Office Dynamics Workplace Boutique at the conference!

2012 100

Why it's Smart to Ditch the Pay-as-You-Go Pricing Model

Virtual Moxie

When I formalized the Virtual Assistance industry by founding AssistU , I created what’s now commonly accepted in the industry as the more “standard” pricing model. That model has two levels: pay-as-you-go (PAYG), and retainer. It’s the PAYG I want to address today.

2014 174

The Power And Price Of Illusions

Brilliantly Better

Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact The Power And Price Of Illusions by dragos on October 10, 2010 · 20 comments in Personal Development Tweet Let me ask you something: do you live in an illusion right now? What is he power of illusions and what is the price we’re paying for obeying them? The Price You Have To Pay For It But there is a price for this.

2010 86

According to T. Rowe Price, Gig Economy Workers Pay More Attention To Their Money

Small Business Labs

Rowe Price study  Financial Attitudes & Behaviors Toward the Gig Economy found that "participation in the gig economy makes workers more financially accountable"   As the study chart below shows (click to enlarge), 78% of the surveyed gig workers said they are more involved in their finances due to gig work. Rowe Price found most gig workers and positive about gig work. The invest and mutual fund firm T.

2018 60

Profit Bandit vs Scoutify vs Amazon Seller App: Who’s The Best Amazon Price Scanner App?

Fit Small Business

Amazon price scanner apps let Amazon sellers scan products into their smartphone to research competition pricing and profit outlook as they shop for products to resell on Amazon. These apps covered the range of… The post Profit Bandit vs Scoutify vs Amazon Seller App: Who’s The Best Amazon Price Scanner App?

2018 54

Considering a pay what you can (PWYC) pricing model.

Denise Aday

I’m still working out the details, including how to address potential problems and barriers, but am very seriously considering a pay what you can (PWYC) pricing model for virtual and email marketing services. There are no prices on the menu. pay what you can pwyc gift economy sharing economy alternative economy misfit economy pricing pricing model business model(cc photo credit: Gift Economy by Tirch).

2013 40

So You Want to Get Into the Used Car Business? 5 Tips for Pricing and Advertising

Small Business CEO

Even if you’ve got some experience in the industry, it’s important to know some tips for how to best price your cars, increase your inflow, and also what marketing strategy you can use to attract customers. 5 Tips for Pricing and Advertising appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Starting a used car dealership is a great step for aspiring entrepreneurs in the United States. The business is booming and buying used has never been a better choice for many drivers.

2020 48

Seven Things You Never Need to Pay Full Price For - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2009 211

Price Optimization is a Must for Online Retailers: Here’s Why

Small Business CEO

Pricing Optimization Strategies Predict Trends. Dynamic pricing and price optimization are at the core of essential and long term trends. They consist of pricing strategies that a company uses to take advantage of what consumers are willing to spend, when they spend the most, and their usual buying habits.… … Information Technology ecommerce ecommerce trends price optimization strategies

2017 44

Price Isn't the Primary Loyalty Factor

Make or Break Moments

So I’m returning because I: Liked my past experiences Felt good about the value Liked the quality of the product Did you hear me mention price? He and I hadn’t talked price. No reason to – the price was on the chair. The full price and the sale price. I was pleased with the price. He enters the information in the computer and informs me that he’s further reduced the price of the chair by $35 and the ottoman by $30. $65!

2010 122

What Exactly does Brexit Mean for UK House Prices?

Small Business CEO

When the UK voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum back in June, many business leaders and politicians became concerned at the impact this result would have on the country. Jobs, growth and trade were all discussed. However, one of the main talking points of the debate was how the UK property market would fair.

2016 65

Secure Your Website without Paying a Steep Price

Small Business CEO

An online presence is increasingly becoming essential for small to medium enterprises. The minimal requirement is to have your brand online, and to update your website regularly. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing to competition, who may be thriving with a more active online presence. However, this comes at a cost that many SMBs may not be ready or willing to afford, namely security.

2016 53

Problogger Online Marketing eBook Going Up In Price in 2 Days!

Simple Productivity Blog

I just received word that the price on Problogger’s Online Marketing ebook is going up in two days. Get this great help at the lower price while you can! Online Marketing Have You Confused? If you do any sort of online marketing, you know that the amount of information out there can be overwhelming.

2011 116

Your future growth is not about your prices, it’s about your customer service and your people

The Small Business Blog

That’s all good stuff, I hear you say, but it’s a competitive market out there, we’ve just come out of a recession and price is a really important in our business. However, many businesses make the mistake that they think that price is the main driver of whether a customer does business with them or not. Whilst, being price competitive is important it might not be as important as we might think. What stands out here for me is that price isn’t in that mix!

7 Top Tips to Establish Value-Based Rates and Finally Charge What You Are Worth

Step It Up VA Coaching

Business Tips Pricing and Packaging packages pricing virtual assistant virtual assisting by Donna Toothaker. As a business owner and service provider, have you ever questioned the value of the services you offer? Or even your own value as an experienced professional in your area of expertise? Believe me, you are not alone!

2014 118

Launch Offer: Get Ken Thompson's 4 Systematic Guides for the price of 1

BioTeams

To celebrate the official launch of my Systematic Guides to Management and Leadership, for a very limited period I am discounting each of the 4 books by 75% off their retail price of £15 (or dollar/euro equivalent). Team Leadership Development

2016 40

Saving Money As Well As The Environment

Eco-Office Gals

More and more offices are taking steps to cut back on energy consumption these days, but saving the planet doesn’t stop there – you can save a bunch of cash on your gas prices and electricity prices at home, too. Guest Post electrical appliances electricity electricity prices energy consumption gas prices household appliances saving the environment saving the planet

The Little Guys Make a Comeback

The Solopreneur Life

My opinion is that during those years, customer-service levels went down as prices went up. Marketing Pricing competition Local pricing US Bank Waste ManagementI have observed this summer that locally owned businesses in my community are pushing back against large companies in two industries — waste disposal and banking. Twenty years ago, local garbage haulers and banks dominated our local market.

2012 125

Kindle Version of “The Solopreneur Life” Now Available — $2.99

The Solopreneur Life

I’m not playing games with the pricing. list price for the print version at Amazon.com. • $2.99 list price for the Kindle version at Amazon.com. • $2.99 Pricing Kindle pricing The Solopreneur Life (the book M any of you have been waiting for this. The Kindle version of The Solopreneur Life: 42 Solo-Business Owners Speak Out On Dreaming Big, Failing Forward, and Calling Your Own Shots is now available.

2011 109