Valid Times to Charge Less

Is there ever a time to charge less?  In fact there is… (Remember Crazy Eddie? – funny, but the wrong approach for your company.) 1. If a company’s terms put payment way out there, often a discount for upfront payment is warranted.  While speaker’s fees generally are prepaid, consulting fees are not.  Using a fixed […]

Doing the Calculus

How do you  compute a fixed cost that is sure to be profitable?  I should start by admitting that everyone takes a loss at some point, but this is true for all types of pricing models, even straight time & materials.   However, the norm should be higher profit margins, not loss.  So how do you […]