Money Talk

vip days and retainers

VIP Days and Retainers: What’s Right For You?

When you run a service business, you’ve got countless options for how you package and deliver your services. This can be overwhelming, especially when hot new trends are popping up that can make you feel like you’re missing something. In this episode, we’re digging into two popular delivery models and asking the question, what’s right…

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charging for services

How Much Should I Charge For My Services?

If I had to pick one question that comes up most often when working with clients in our masterminds, it’s probably, “how much should I be charging services?” I get it. There’s no easy answer, even for the most experienced service providers. Deciding on the right price for your potential customers can be tricky.  You’re…

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paying your team

Paying Your Team: What You Need to Know

This is an updated version of a post originally published on July 23, 2020.  I often get asked how much people should be paying their team. And while that answer varies by the role, my answer is always that you should be paying your team in a way that’s ethical and fair. Especially if you…

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Money goals

A Fresh Approach to Money Goals for 2021 with Nechelle Bartley

It’s a fresh new year, and that means it’s time for a fresh approach to our goals, especially our money goals. In this episode, Nechelle Bartley is back and she’s sharing how to set money goals that are based on fact, not fiction. I don’t have a lot of guests on the show, so you…

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Money mindset

Rethinking Money Mindset with Bear Hebert

Mindset is one of those hot button topics in online business circles. Everything gets chalked up to mindset, when really, maybe mindset isn’t the issue –– especially when it comes to our money mindset. In this episode, guest Bear Hebert helps us think differently about money mindset.  Over the years, I’ve done my fair share…

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Before you invest

9 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Invest in Anything

As the saying goes, you need to spend money to make money, but is that really true? My take is that sometimes it is and other times we’d be better served by closing our wallets. In this episode, I’m sharing nine questions you need to ask before you invest in anything. As a business owner,…

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investing in my success

What I Learned About Investing in My Success By Spending $72,700

Back in 2013, I stumbled upon the online business world. At that time, I was running two businesses, one in the papercrafting industry as a blogger and teacher, and the other as a content marketing freelancer and consultant. I was looking for ideas on how to do things differently for both businesses and once I…

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Nechelle Bartley

Episode 206: Stop Worrying About the $5 Latte with Nechelle Bartley

Most of us have financial goals that involve making more money. But what if in the pursuit of making more money, we’re focused on the wrong things? I know I definitely have been there, so in this week’s episode guest Nechelle Bartley talks about how cutting costs may be the wrong thing to focus on,…

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Value-based pricing for freelancers

Episode 183: FreshBooks’ Matt Baker on Value-Based Pricing

Most freelancers struggle BIG time with pricing — and with good reason. There’s so much more to pricing than the money. This year, we’ve talked a lot about pricing on the Small Business Boss podcast, and let me tell you, there’s a good reason for that. As long as this podcast exists, I don’t think…

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