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507 – Pricing: They Are Not Paying You For An Hour of Your Time

In this episode, I share some thoughts about the mindset of what people are paying for when they hire you for an hour of one-on-one coaching and/or consulting. When people pay you (whatever amount), they are not paying for an hour of your time, they are paying for access to the years of experience, knowledge and wisdom that you bring to the table.

I hope that this episode will inspire you to create a document where you can begin to take an inventory of all the value that you bring to the table. As you continue to grow, learning and experiencing new things (Including Failure), you'll be able to add to this list, increasing the value that you have to offer others.


506 – 7 Ways That Doubling Your Rates Will Double Your Success

The concept of “pricing” was one of the greatest sources of anxiety for me in the early days of building my own online business. Over the past decade, I've seen that “deciding how much to charge” is a huge pain point for others who are creating products and services.

Almost everyone undervalues what they do and have to offer and, as a result, charge way too little. In this episode, I share what I have learned from my own experience with pricing over the years. I explain why people actually want to pay you more money. Listen to this episode to learn seven ways that doubling your rates, overnight, will double your success.


427 Should I Charge Hourly or By The Month? & I Share My Must Have Mac Desktop Apps


Billing By The Hour or By The Month?
Jonathan Gaby submitted a question for the podcast, asking advice on whether he should bill his social media consulting work by the hour or at a monthly flat rate. This is a very interesting topic as I've heard several people, including one of my most trusted business mentors, say things like “only apertures bill by the hour, everyone else bills by the project.” In this episode, I share my thoughts on three types of billing.

My Must Have Mac Desktop Apps
I recently purchased a new computer. As I was getting ready to set it up, I made a long list of the apps that I must install before using this as my primary computer for my business. Most of these apps are only available for Apple (Mac) computers.

Time Machine
Better Snap Tool
Screen Float
– Calendar App (Built into Mac Computers)
Skitch (Part of Evernote)
ScanSnap iX500 Scanner
Dymo LabelWriter 450 Twin Turbo Printer
Endicia Stamps / Postage Software
PDF Pen Pro 6
I am going to miss Total Finder
ScreenFlow 5
Day One Journal App
Adobe Creative Cloud (Audition and Photoshop)
Kindle App
QuickBooks Online Desktop App
Memory Monitor