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#198010 - 01/07/11 02:06 PM profit margin??
sparkync Offline

Registered: 10/17/02
Posts: 811
Loc: NC
Just wondering what some of you charge above labor, material, and mark up?? What kind of profit margin?? I have a good customer I have done work for, for years. He ask for a price and I gave him the estimated price. It looks like I may come out way to the good, but I don't want to take advantage of him. He's a real good customer and friend, best I have probably in 25 to 30 years of doing business with him. I want to make money of course and need to, but want to do it fairly. Thanks for the input...:)

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#198011 - 01/07/11 02:47 PM Re: profit margin?? [Re: sparkync]
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Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 5305
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A steady customer is always worthy of being happily surprised with a reduced bill.

#198012 - 01/07/11 03:31 PM Re: profit margin?? [Re: renosteinke]
gfretwell Offline


Registered: 07/20/04
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I like that idea too. Nobody ever complained about coming in below budget
Greg Fretwell

#198017 - 01/07/11 06:40 PM Re: profit margin?? [Re: gfretwell]
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Registered: 04/05/03
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Reduce his bill and buy yourself a new pair of (insert tool here) for doing the right thing.

Choose your customers, don't let them choose you.


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