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Pricing News Daily > 7/16/15

pricingnews-DailyPricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors.

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Wiser provides a complete suite of solutions to give retailers, brands, and manufacturers the edge to stay both competitive and most importantly, profitable. Wiser’s flagship product is WisePricer, a full-featured dynamic pricing and merchandising engine that monitors, analyzes and reprices retail products in real-time. WisePricer enables retailers to boost profit margins and revenue, price with confidence, and improve merchandising through powering the development of a sound pricing strategy. Wiser also offers a MAP monitoring solution, WiseMapper, for brands and manufacturers to monitor and protect their pricing across the thousands of retailers selling their products.

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The Future of Cloud Services: Flexible Pricing and Billing | SigmaWay Blog

The Future of Cloud Services: Flexible Pricing and Billing | SigmaWay Blog

Cloud Services is one of the fastest growing market segments. Be it SaaS, PaaS or IaaS, cloud solutions are offering a lucrative opportunity for growth and innovation. But, is innovation, just in the cloud service enough for customer satisfaction and retention? The answer to this question is NO. For, consistent growth, innovation in other aspects […]

 

How does Hootsuite make money? | VatorNews

How does Hootsuite make money? | VatorNews

Social media represents a holy grail for brands and businesses. We are all sitting there, giving them our information on a silver platter. The problem is that there are now so many of them, from Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn to Google+ to Ello to whatever the new one is going to be. So, to […]

 

How To Dramatically Increase Your Rate Per Hour | Bidsketch

How To Dramatically Increase Your Rate Per Hour | Bidsketch

Watch out When Quoting Hourly Rates Does it matter to you how long it takes for Apple to make an iPhone? Not at all. You’re much more interested in the sleek design, features, and whether it can fit in your pocket. You’re willing to pay for it because of what it can do for you – […]

 

Airlines Pocket a Record $38 Billion From Extra Fees | NBC News

Airlines Pocket a Record $38 Billion From Extra Fees | NBC News

When something works — and works well — you stick with it. That’s the approach that airlines across the globe are taking, as a new report found ancillary fee revenue grew at a double-digit pace last year. In fact, despite grumblings from passengers about additional charges, revenue from checked bags, changed reservations and a host […]

 

Comcast’s Google Fiber Rival Will Be Laughably Expensive | WIRED

Comcast’s Google Fiber Rival Will Be Laughably Expensive | WIRED

COMCAST MAY SOON offer fiber Internet connections twice as fast as Google Fiber. But it’ll cost you. Comcast’s forthcoming Gigabit Pro service, which promises speeds of up to two gigabits per second, will cost $299.95 a month with a two year agreement, plus as much as $1,000 in installation and activation fees, according to a […]

 

Practical Wisdom for Attorneys on Pricing and Price Shoppers | The National Law Review

Practical Wisdom for Attorneys on Pricing and Price Shoppers | The National Law Review

When attorneys come to me complaining of being shopped on price I tell them three things: Only 15 percent of people buy solely based on price, which means 85 percent of people take price into consideration but it’s not their only or even their most important consideration. The best thing you can do for your […]

 

Why Facebook’s New Pricing Could Lift Brand Spend and Improve Ad Creative | Adweek

Why Facebook’s New Pricing Could Lift Brand Spend and Improve Ad Creative | Adweek

Facebook revealed Wednesday that it cleaned up its cost-per-click pricing model, much to the delight of marketers who were tired of paying for ads after viewers merely tapped the “like” or “share” buttons. Indeed, advertisers, if they choose, can now select buying options so they will only be charged for promos when clicks include website visits, […]

 

Sony Xperia Z3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 – Pricing and Specifications Compared | UKMN

Sony Xperia Z3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 – Pricing and Specifications Compared | UKMN

The recent launch of the Galaxy S6 has once again helped Samsung rise to the challenge at the top of the smartphone segment. The battle has become intense in recent years with the arrival of excellent Sony phones. This is true especially in the case of the Xperia Z3, which came out a few months […]

 

You’re Probably Not Going To Die Over Your Pricing | IttyBiz

You’re Probably Not Going To Die Over Your Pricing | IttyBiz

What this means to you today. We get a lot of questions from a lot of people asking what their pricing strategy would be. A lot of angst goes into the process of figuring out what launch pricing should be, what sale pricing should be, what bundle pricing should be, and so on. There’s a […]

 

 

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Events

 

Webcast: Increasing Prices and Margins Without Sacrificing Sales Volume | SPA

When: August 19 2015 2:00 PM Eastern

Register to attend our webcast where a SPA client will share their journey to pricing excellence and how they are leveraging science-based strategic pricing tools to increase prices and margins without sacrificing sales volume. To implement a solution that enhanced profitability, developed pricing discipline, and removed emotion from the pricing […]

Webcast: How to Change the Pricing Culture in Your Company | SPA

When: September 23 2015 2:00 PM Eastern

Register to attend our webcast where a SPA client will share their journey to pricing excellence and how they are leveraging science-based strategic pricing tools to change the pricing culture in their company. To implement a solution that enhanced profitability, developed pricing discipline, and removed emotion from the pricing […]


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“People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.”

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Test until your price is the best | Econsultancy

Small price changes can yield short term gains. Price testing can make them long term. Sometimes coincidence yields incredible discoveries. Take Sir Isaac Newton, for example. He discovered the Universal Law of Gravity after an apple coincidentally fell and landed on top of his head. Of course, he didn’t develop his theory in that very […]

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