What if offering a better price than all your competitors wasn’t the best way to go? What if simply being the cheapest wasn’t a way to success?
Meagan Fischer, the owner and web designer at Owltastic tweeted this story:
Real thing that just happened to me: I quoted a client a rate, and the project manager responded with “how about we triple that, so it better matches what we’ve paid our male designers for the same work?” 1. This client is heroic. 2. Female designers: ASK FOR MORE MONEY.
— Meagan Fisher (@owltastic) February 2, 2018
Dan Kaminsky, Chief Science Officer at WhiteOps replied:
If you’ve never priced yourself out of a job there’s a good chance you’re not charging enough.
— Dan Kaminsky (@dakami) February 3, 2018
It’s a good lesson for all of us. Fischer was undercharging and wouldn’t have known had a kind project manager not brought it to her attention.
To keep reading, click here: If You’ve Never Priced Yourself Out of a Job, You’re Not Charging Enough