Tag: hourly pricing

The Golf Business Faces Some Formidable Hazards | Business West

The Golf Business Faces Some Formidable Hazards | Business West

Meanwhile … in professional golf, when a player has to work exceedingly hard to make pars and keep from falling down the leaderboard, those analyzing the action on TV like to say that he or she is ‘grinding it out.’ And that’s exactly what area courses are doing — working exceedingly hard so as not […]

Unpaid Internships Are Pricing Young People Out Of The Best Jobs | Forbes

Unpaid Internships Are Pricing Young People Out Of The Best Jobs | Forbes

Young people are being priced out of some of the more desirable careers by the proliferation of unpaid internships, according to a new report. The cost of undertaking an internship means young people from low income families are effectively being blocked from entering some careers, hampering social mobility and reinforcing existing divides. Internships have become […]

Accounting Firm Fees: Increasing Pricing With Current Clients | Firm of the Future

Accounting Firm Fees: Increasing Pricing With Current Clients | Firm of the Future

Top-Down Pricing You can also set top-down pricing by starting with total client savings or the perceived value of the project. One of the easiest examples of this in the QuickBooks® consulting world is when you acquire a client who needs to downsize his or her accounting system. Let’s say the owner is paying $20,000 […]

Conquering the Beast: Charging the Right Fees | AccountingWEB

Conquering the Beast: Charging the Right Fees | AccountingWEB

Almost every CPA I mentor tangles themselves in a web of confusion and wrestles with the same beast. The confusing nail biting beast that I am referring to is pricing. It really pains me to see fellow practitioners struggle with pricing and not setting, or getting, the fees that they deserve. And realistically, when approached […]

Park District golf faces day of decision | JournalStar

Park District golf faces day of decision | JournalStar

GolfVisions representatives described their season-pass plan in which golfers could choose from a varied level of customized passes. They might include a pass for all-access, for one course, for seniors, for juniors or for late afternoon play among other options. Punch cards for limited play would also be made available. With these different types of […]

‘That’s not a revenue model’: firms stuck in factory age, says Tim Williams | Financial Review

‘That’s not a revenue model’: firms stuck in factory age, says Tim Williams | Financial Review

That costing model is driven by a Karl Marx-inspired labour theory of value, and Williams argues it’s economically unsustainable. So much so, he predicts within the next decade very few firms will price on billable hours. “Accountants would go into a factory and count the cost, and the owner would work out cost-plus pricing. That’s not pricing, […]

Let’s Talk: Would you shop at midnight if groceries were cheaper? | Starts at 60

Let’s Talk: Would you shop at midnight if groceries were cheaper? | Starts at 60

Fixed pricing could be a thing of the past. The thought of shopping in the dead of night may sound unappealing but if it meant you could save hundreds on your monthly grocery bill, you may change your tune. It seems retail experts are predicting fixed prices will be virtually non-existent within five years. A […]

PGA EuroPro Tour is the latest vision for The Ageas Bowl | Daily Echo

PGA EuroPro Tour is the latest vision for The Ageas Bowl | Daily Echo

Hall, who was one of the first junior members of the Ageas Bowl’s original nine-hole course a decade ago, attended nearby Wildern School and has an inclusive vision for Boundary Lakes. “We want to build the ladies and junior sections and make golf a bit more fun as well as keeping 350-400 members happy on […]

How to Qualify Clients for Your New Fixed Fee Pricing Model | Hubdoc

How to Qualify Clients for Your New Fixed Fee Pricing Model | Hubdoc

Some clients want the basics and may not be interested in the higher-value advice that makes fixed fees pricing a good solution. Some are more comfortable paying an hourly rate. They like that they can see how many hours of your time they get for what they pay. Each task you complete is accounted for […]

Why Old Pricing Models Are Unethical | CPA Trendlines

Why Old Pricing Models Are Unethical | CPA Trendlines

I personally feel that pricing by the hour in arrears is an unethical way to price. Here’s why: When you price by the hour you are not incentivized to be as efficient as possible and get the job done super-fast. In fact, you are directly incentivized to do the task slower. You are incentivized to […]