Consulting Q&ACategory: Consulting ToolkitHow much to charge as a consultant ?
asked 4 years ago

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answered 4 years ago

The several options to set your rates include: hourly rates, per-project fees and working on a retainer basis. But keep in mind that pricing is the #1 lever on profitability and should not be overlooked. Regardless of the type of fee structure you set, the key is to sell value and not hours or daily rates. Ultimately, your fee depends on the value you will bring to your clients.

When it comes to rate, it is also important to be flexible. You want to make sure you are paid what you are worth but also have wiggle room.

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