Calculating the Cost of a Service

A friend of mine sent this to me. I changed it to web designer, it applies to all of us…  A CONVERSATION ABOUT PERCEIVED VALUE: A customer asked a me friend how much it would cost to do this project. I gave him a proposal: $4500 The customer responded: That’s seems really high. I asked: What do you think is a reasonable price for this job? The customer answered: $2500 maximum I responded:  Ok, then I invite you to do it yourself. The customer answered: I don’t know how to. I responded:  Alright, then how about for $2500 I’ll teach

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How can an entrepreneur use motivational tools to succeed?

Using Motivational Tools to Meet Your Goals Many people think that they have to rely on themselves to stay motivated when striving to reach new goals. This is actually not true and there are many tools that you can use to make reaching goals much easier. Some of the most popular motivational tools you can use include simple things like using blogs, journals, online calendars and planners. All of these things can really help you stay on track and achieve your goals. A blog or journal can really help you plan out your steps to reach your goal. You can keep

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How to think & aim Big

Learning to Think and Aim Big: Achieve Success Beyond Your Wildest Dreams When you think of success, do you envision oodles of money, a mansion, and a fancy sports car? Those items are great, but what about a deeper sense of success – a success beyond your wildest dreams? If you’re like most readers of internet articles, websites and blogs, you’ve probably heard some success stories where ordinary folks like yourself have gone from rags to riches scenarios. However, and more importantly, there are even better stories out there. Like the stories of entrepreneurs and business people leaving their corporate world

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8 Steps for Paying Employees of Small Businesses

If you’re a new business owner, learning how to pay your employees may seem tricky. After all, you can’t just hand them a wad of cash. You need to document every dollar that passes through your hands to theirs in a legal way. ‍ Fortunately, the process isn’t as daunting as it seems.  In this guide, you’ll learn: ‍ Different types of compensation classifications How to determine how much to pay an employee How to pay an employee in a small business How to pay a worker with a 1099 Different Types of Compensation There are three primary ways that businesses

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5 ideas for your customer-centric strategy

5 ideas for your customer-centric strategy What do you do for your clients? Are they always satisfied when you close a deal? Is your customer service always competent and kind? You should question these details, if you want to be a customer-centric company. Being customer-centric is actually an expensive philosophy, but on the long run it pays back of all sacrifices! However, customer-centric philosophy is not easy to follow: it is entirely based on a strong relationship with clients, to be forged over a long time and with some necessary steps to take. To whom this strategy may interest their own

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How To Avoid Business Burnout

By offering competitive wages, making responsible financial decisions, and offering safety and harassment training, you can protect yourself and your company and those who work for it by offering competitive wages. On the other hand, another way to avoid burnout as a small business owner is not to impose tasks on your employees. This aspect of your business helps employees feel protected and less stressed, which helps you avoid burnout. Another way to avoid burnout with the employee is to take on as many tasks as possible, but not all as small business owners. Another way to avoid burnout in the

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