September 27, 2013

One of the students in my Business Kick Starter course recently asked me if I had any advice on how to raise prices. I get this question a lot, so I thought I’d do a little video to explain my thoughts on the matter.

Before we get into the details, let me first say this: do raise your rates! Really.

How to Raise your Rates

One word of Advice

If you decide to do as I do and keep your current clients at the same rates they’ve always used, you may find that it gets a little bit confusing. You’ll wind up with a bunch of clients who are all paying different rates, depending on when they started with you.  One thing I do to keep track of everyone’s rates is write their follow-up price on the inside cover of their file folder. I’ve got a quick and easy way to find out how much to charge without sifting through papers or frantically searching my files.

Hope that helps some. Have you raised your rates? Did you raise everyone’s rates, or just your new clients? I’d love to hear how it went for you. Please put any tips into the comment box below, or contact me with any questions.

p.s. Whadd’ya think of my new video intro?

A friend Phil Ebiner of Video School Online recently made it for me. I love it – still need to figure out how to make it full-screen and so forth, but I’m getting there :). If anyone wants to learn how to make an intro video for themselves, Phil’s offering a discount on his course.

About Camille Freeman, DCN, RH (she/her)

Hi there! I'm a clinical herbalist and nutritionist specializing in fertility and menstrual health. I run the Monday Mentoring community of practice and also offer continuing education programs for practicing herbalists and nutritionists (Check out this year's Deep Dive!). I'm also a former professor with the Maryland University of Integrative Health, where I taught physiology, pathophysiology, and mindful eating for 17 years. 

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