09 Feb '12, 4am

6 Reasons You Need to Charge More

6 Reasons You Need to Charge More

I’m a reluctant Capitalist. I didn’t grow up with a lot of money (my dad was a country preacher, and my mom was a schoolteacher), and the transition from academia to building a start-up and then running my own consulting firm has been rocky at times. The one thing I still hear almost every week is “You need to charge more,” and I preach the same message to new SEOs even as I try to remember it. This post is a reminder to myself (and to you) of why what you charge matters, and why it’s not just about greed. 1. It’s Not All Billable Almost every new consultant, freelancer, and even agency makes a critical math error. Pay attention, because this mistake could could haunt your business for years to come. It goes something like this: I need to make $37,000 to pay the bills, and I’d like to make $50,000. A year is about 2000 work hours (50 weeks x 40 hours), so if I can just cha...

Full article: http://www.seomoz.org/blog/6-reasons-you-need-to-charge-more

Tweets

Selfish reasons

tankinlian.blogspot.com 09 Feb '12, 5am

It is sad that our education system has produced people who act in a selfish manner, as explained in this article. http://...

Charge the electric car while you drive: The lo...

eco-business.com 06 Feb '12, 3am

New technology could lead to wireless charging of electric vehicles while they cruise down the highway. The long-term goal...

Charge-as-you-drive system for electric cars: R...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 09 Feb '12, 10am

Researchers from Stanford University have designed a charging system that some day could allow electric cars to charge the...

Eight in ten Singaporeans feel they need to do ...

todayonline.com 09 Feb '12, 3am

SINGAPORE - Incorporate climate change issues formally into the school curriculum. Enhance energy labels on household appl...

[SG ELF] 《华丽的挑战》粉丝见面会 / Skip-Beat Meet-the-Fans...

starhub.com 09 Feb '12, 8am

《华丽的挑战》主要演员 - 陈意涵和“SuperJunior” 的始源和东海将莅临狮城与粉丝见面!记得到www.facebook.com/starhubentertainment 面薄告诉我们你们爱《华丽的挑战》的原因。之后,留意来临星期天节目...

Innergie Magic Cable Trio - Charge & Sync 3-in-1 USB Cable

Innergie Magic Cable Trio - Charge & Sync 3-in-...

lesterchan.net 10 Feb '12, 1am

The Innergie Magic Cable Trio – Charge & Sync 3-in-1 USB Cable and Innergie Magic Cable Duo – Charge & Sync 2-in-1 USB Cab...

Three Reasons Why Your Domain Sales Letters... ...

morganlinton.com 07 Feb '12, 10pm

Let me begin this post by saying I am by no means the end-user sales messiah. Please don’t take this post as an expert tel...

Golf: Ryu leads Korean charge at Australian Open

Golf: Ryu leads Korean charge at Australian Open

channelnewsasia.com 10 Feb '12, 1pm

MELBOURNE: US Open champion Ryu So-Yeon led a South Korean charge at the top of the Australian Women's Open at Royal Melbo...

25 reasons to go to Stockholm...

cntraveller.com 10 Feb '12, 6pm

Stephen Whitlock selects the best the Swedish capital has to offer; from the big-city bustle of cool cars and restaurants ...

@JuliaMestas You need to buy an item for your s...

coach.com 16 Feb '12, 11pm

A compact design in textured coated canvas printed with airy hearts, accented with a heart-shaped signature enamel plaque....

25 reasons to go to Copenhagen...

25 reasons to go to Copenhagen...

cntraveller.com 14 Feb '12, 8pm

Hidden behind an unmarked door, Ruby has everything you might want in a cocktail bar: it's tucked away, so walking in feel...

A recent op-ed argues sweeteners have as many negative health effects as alcohol and should be regulated:

A recent op-ed argues sweeteners have as many n...

grist.org 08 Feb '12, 5pm

Are we talking about only serving sugar in bars? Or needing a “sugar license”? (Photo by jacsonquerubin.) A recent op-ed p...

Japanese Semiconductor Industry Facing Need of ...

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 09 Feb '12, 6am

Japanese Semiconductor Industry Facing Need of Reorganization Feb 9, 2012 13:42 Jyunichi Oshita, Nikkei Electronics The Ni...