Tag: Pricing Mistakes

‘Unfair estate agent pricing costs sellers millions’ | The Times

‘Unfair estate agent pricing costs sellers millions’ | The Times

A lack of transparency among estate agents is damaging competition and costing homesellers hundreds of millions of pounds a year, according to research. Only one in every 50 estate agents list the commission they charge on their websites while nearly two thirds also fail to provide a quote over the phone, making it hard to […]

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 […]

11 Common Misconceptions Homeowners Believe About Selling Their Property | Forbes

11 Common Misconceptions Homeowners Believe About Selling Their Property | Forbes

2. Early Preparation Is Key Many sellers don’t realize they need to begin the process 60 days in advance of when they want their home on the market. If you are aiming to list in April, begin the process in February. Start by meeting with a few agents to decide who you are most comfortable […]

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Michelle Holland, a spokeswoman for VDOT, said there was a “maintenance issue” that a vendor, Transcore, which operates the tolling system, had with the system. The tolls are in place along a roughly nine-mile stretch of I-66 inside the Beltway, operating on a dynamic pricing system that changes every six minutes based on demand. Since […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

HOUSTON – Online shoppers awoke the day after Christmas to find World Series Astros gear priced astronomically low on the DICK’S Sporting Goods website. Customers thought it was a sale, but it appears it was a glitch and now the athletic store is canceling those orders. “Very upset because if it was a mistake and it would have […]

A few musings from 2017 that still hold good | GulfNews.com

A few musings from 2017 that still hold good | GulfNews.com

Aspirational real estate pricing My friend Jonathan Miller came up with this phrase three years ago and it continues to entertain. Listings for $25 million going for less than $10 million, or a $135 million listing selling for $100 million below the asking price! Before you mock the practice as egotistical stupidity — and surely […]

Markets, Music and a Defense of Wall Street: Barry Ritholtz | The Washington Post

Markets, Music and a Defense of Wall Street: Barry Ritholtz | The Washington Post

Twitter’s Improvements: Everyone’s favorite social-media punching bag is starting to get its act together. It has figured out that the quality of experience for new users is the key to future growth. Protecting the Twitter community from bullies, trolls, Nazis and other undesirables isn’t censorship; it’s protecting valuable private intellectual property. If you don’t like […]

Pricing Strategy of HubSpot: The Inventor of ‘Inbound Marketing’ | Pratham Mantri

Pricing Strategy of HubSpot: The Inventor of ‘Inbound Marketing’ | Pratham Mantri

Pricing is the center of any business. It is everything you do from your copy writing and marketing to your product and support works to drive people to your pricing page and justify the number you’re charging. Pricing isn’t hard, it’s a process. Let us walk through the SaaS pricing pages of one of the […]

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

“From the beginning, we knew that we wanted to work with small farmers who can help us produce organic ingredients for our products,” says Claudia. “So while Guba wanted to improve food security in Swaziland, Black Mamba came on board to fulfil its second objective – which is to create market access and income for […]

Four pricing mistakes you need to avoid   | Dynamic Business Australia

Four pricing mistakes you need to avoid   | Dynamic Business Australia

One: The first mistake entrepreneurs and new businesses make is they often give too little thought to this highly complex matter and the consequences can be dire. Set your prices too low and you are leaving money on the table. Set your prices too high and nobody will buy your product or service. The right […]