Why You Should Stop Charging an Hourly Rate

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text]For the self-employed service-based entrepreneur – whether a freelancer, a consultant or someone running a larger business – hourly rates are one of the most common ways of

Read More

How to Take Control of Your Financial Security

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text]The self-employed rollercoaster. It's very real, and we've all ridden it. When the chips are down – which is usually when we're lacking financial security – we often

Read More

Why The Value-Based Pricing Strategy is the Best Strategy for Your Service Business

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text]Setting your pricing strategy is one of the most important things you'll do as a small-business owner. Actually, it's probably THE most important thing you'll do. Because let's

Read More

Why Offering Something Different Might Be Worth the Risk

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text]Some people love to stand out in the world … and they're easy to spot, usually due to the very fact that they love to stand out. They're

Read More

Cracking the Pricing Strategy Challenge: How to Price for your Service-Based Business

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text] If you're self-employed, whether newly launched or a few years in, I'm going to wager a bet and say one of the most critical decisions you can

Read More

What You Think is a Fact Might Actually Just be a Belief

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text] I spent the day with a good friend and their young baby recently, and was reminded of the charming lack of knowledge we as humans are all

Read More

Why Charging Hourly Rates Makes Your Clients Focus on Time NOT Quality

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text] I'm not usually one for using cookbooks, I tend to just improvise when in the kitchen. The other day, though, I decided to cook something from a

Read More

Why We Shouldn’t Undervalue Our Services Based on Opinion

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text] It's funny, the different values that people associate to different things … I met someone recently who had chipped their front tooth. It wasn't causing them any

Read More

Why You CAN Justify Charging Higher Rates

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text] Have you ever bought something … anything … when there was a cheaper alternative available? Of course you have – we all have. And why? Probably all

Read More

How To Get Your Clients to Understand Your Value

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column][et_pb_text] Imagine if you went to a restaurant, and rather than receive a menu listing the different dishes on offer, you were told all about the chef …

Read More