Prices On Leaflets?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Business' started by newleaf, Jun 23, 2013.

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  1. newleaf

    newleaf Member
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    I am just about to design and get some leaflets printed, my main business carpet cleaning i never put prices on as it is such a variable, however what about window cleaning, thinking along the lines of 2 bed house from £9, 3 bed house from £10 etc or would i better off leaving prices off and quoting.
     
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  2. Belfastcleaning

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    Again, too many variables..
     
  3. alex1987

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    personally I have put

    available from £7*
    *price subject to change based on house size/frequency/window/ type/first cleans double

    Lets people who have literally no idea how much window cleaning costs a figure to go from, without you commiting a price.

    9 times out of 10 price is not an issue for leaflet customers, as they have seeked you out and want you to clean, so I would generally advise you to leave it off and quote when you see the job as they will accept your price if it is the going rate.
     
  4. Richard

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    [SIZE=medium]If you wanted to put a price on the leaflet, you could put a starting from price – which could be your minimum price to attract all potential customers[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]If you don’t want to attract customers who are price conscious, put a higher price on display to deter them from wasting your time.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]When you do start to work your prices, you won’t want to advertise to potential customers, prices that are below your current/future average price, (unless its part of a bigger plan). What would be the point in taking a step forwards by gaining a new customer, then immediately taking 2 steps back, when that customer lowers your average price?[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Never take on a new customer below your current average price – always above, this works, it doesn’t work the other way round. You will only end up with a very large customer base, with hundreds of extra customers you wouldn’t need, if you priced correctly in the first place.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Prices are never stationary, only window cleaners are.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Richard[/SIZE]
     
  5. stuvy

    stuvy Well-Known Member
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    id be careful putting a "from" price as i did a commercial clean a few weeks back and thought id try the other units next door one of them said yes to an outside only clean and it was only 1 door and 1 small window and a tiny window over a toilet so not really worth the £3 i charged!
     
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