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Re: 6 signs it’s time to raise your prices.

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Great points.  Definitely something to keep in mind. 

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What an excellent article. Its nice to use these 6 factors to help determine whether you are under or over charging for your time and services.

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Re: 6 signs it’s time to raise your prices.

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This is a great article - and I do reference it from time to time.

 

But it's hard, with so many other vendors who are new to a market (or gig site) if they have a strategy of being the lowest bidder on a job to score gigs & gain traction in a market. 

 

It's also hard to raise prices when customers are offered lower and lower price points as an option - and the site is marketed with language like "cheap" and "affordable."

 

Any advice?

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Good article - But doesn't price affect your ranking on Thumbtack, such as, if I raise my prices higher than the average competition my profile ranking may suffer?

 

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@MR it's possible, however, there are a lot of factors that have more of a direct impact on your ranking first. From what I've seen a pro would have to raise their prices quite high for there to be any effect at all. 

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