If you are feeling that you are working non-stop and are constantly tired and have nothing to show for it all, then a busy fool is what my Grandad would have called you! But also, you aren’t alone in feeling that way. Pricing is something I come back to again and again (and again) and if you feel like this then the chances are your pricing needs looking at and an overhaul (it could be something more fundamental within your business, but pricing is a good start). Whether you sell your time or products there are a few basic areas that you need to be thinking about.Read More
Someone has approached you and asked if you can do something that’s not quite your usual day-to-day business, but it sounds interesting, fun, within your capabilities and you want to do it. Now the panic sets in – how the heck do you price it?Read More
There is so much pressure on small businesses over pricing these days – there are special offers left, right and centre. Be that Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Pre-Christmas sales, January sales, sign up discounts etc or just a sale because it happens to be a Wednesday!
So here are my key things to remember when feeling the pricing pressure:Read More
If you’ve been following my blog for a while then you will know that getting your pricing right and not working for free is something I have talked about a lotRead More
This may be you, it may be someone running a business that you know of ... always busy, working SO hard but flat broke. So, why does this happen and what can be done?Read More
When a business hits a phase of rapid growth it often finds that cash doesn’t keep up and they are at a loss as to why. Here’s my top areas to keep track of to keep control of the cash…Read More
It’s the moment we dread – that big invoice we needed to be paid on time hasn’t been paid and now we are panicking as there are bills that we need to pay, and we don’t want to be that business who pays our suppliers / freelancers late because we were paid late...Read More
OK, so I talk about pricing a lot but getting it right can make all the difference between success and failure (and remember success is definitely personal).
This blog isn't about the mechanics of pricing but more about what goes on in our heads and
the thought processes. But first, a BIG disclaimer - I am not a coach, I do not have the ins and
outs of how to address money blocks and the fears that may be holding you back in your pricing and business decisions, but I have been running Simplified Accounting for over 7 years and have had the same conversation lots and lots of times and it is these experiences that I can
When you are pricing your services and products, do you put a proper price on your time, your skills, your knowledge? Chances are you don't as it's human nature to undervalue our own skill sets and their worth.Read More