It’s a new year, so I thought I would gently remind you that you should probaaaaaably raise your rates 😘
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So, how do I know it's time to raise your rates? Through the grapevine, of course!
OK, it was Instagram 🙄.
Many of you have said that you've been feeling:
- Like you don’t even want to look at your to-do list
- Ready to turn tail and move to Nicaragua because of that nightmare client
- Resentful that your competition charges more and does less 🤬🤬🤬
If you’re feeling those things OR it’s just been a while since you’ve raised your rates, it’s time to raise those rates!
Did you just start hyperventilating?
When I mention raising rates, most entrepreneurs and business owners tend to gulp down air, their eyes get really big, and I hear, “But Christina, what if clients let me go?” What should I even charge?! OMG can I even do that??”
Well, I've got some tips for you to make it easier! If you need some ideas for how to frame your rate increase notifications so your current (and future) clients are ready to sign on at your higher rate, head on over to this video.
I know you’re doing great work, you’re showing up, and youcareabout getting results… right? Then you, my friend, deserve that rate increase. Go draft that email 👊.
And don’t forget: If you need to get that new rate increase in writing, check out our rock-solid contracts that ensure you’ll get paid your new rates — on time.