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profit margin?? #198010
01/07/11 06:06 PM
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sparkync  Offline OP
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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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Re: profit margin?? [Re: sparkync] #198011
01/07/11 06:47 PM
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A steady customer is always worthy of being happily surprised with a reduced bill.

Re: profit margin?? [Re: renosteinke] #198012
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I like that idea too. Nobody ever complained about coming in below budget


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Re: profit margin?? [Re: gfretwell] #198017
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Reduce his bill and buy yourself a new pair of (insert tool here) for doing the right thing.


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