Consulting rates stump many people trying to survive and thrive as consultants. On one hand, you want your consulting rate to be low enough to attract and retain clients. On the other hand, you want that consulting rate to be high enough to ensure that you can keep your bills paid, your business running and your fridge full! After all, if you’re not making money, you’re not going to be a happy camper.
Setting the right consulting rate is as much about your finances as it is about marketing. To quote with confidence, you need to be sure that you’ve used a strategic process that reflects both marketing and financial considerations. If you haven’t previously seen it, my post on setting consulting fee rates offers some tips for calculating your own fees.
(Want even more info? Get 60 pages on setting consulting fees in my Consulting Fees: A Guide for Independent Consultants).
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