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by James Taylor
James Taylor is a certified project manager with more than 30 years experience in project and program management .
James Taylor is a certified project manager with more than 30 years experience in project and program management, contract negotiations and management, new business development, and proposal and cost preparation in both the private and public sectors. Currently, he is a management consultant specializing in project management and proposal preparation. He also regularly teaches courses in Schedule and Cost Control, Risk Management, and Contracts for Project Managers.
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Many pricing books talk about how to price your products/services right; but this book approaches the concepts from the perspective of profit and growth without which pricing strategies have no value at all. If you’re an entrepreneur for a long time, consider reading this book at least once. This pricing book talks about a framework by using which you can bullet-proof your business. And as a result, you’ll continue to grow and profit from the favourable/adverse situations. For example, market segmentation, competitive strategic pricing, international pricing, non-linear pricing, time-customized pricing and so on and so forth. lt;< Get this book . – Pricing with Confidence
So how do you go about setting prices that'll help you do both? .
So you have to be competitively price your products or services, but you also have to ensure you're making a profit.
Competitive pricing is the process of selecting strategic price points to best take advantage of a product or service based market relative to competition
Competitive pricing is the process of selecting strategic price points to best take advantage of a product or service based market relative to competition. Competitive pricing is used more by businesses selling similar products, since services can vary from business to business, while the attributes of a product remain similar. Competitive pricing is generally used once a price for a product or service has reached a level of equilibrium. Understanding Competitive Pricing. Businesses have three options when setting the price for a good or service: set it below the competition, at the competition, or above the competition.
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Competitive Pricing is one of the most important components when it comes to creating marketing strategies.
Porter's generic strategies describe how a company pursues competitive advantage across its chosen market scope. There are three/four generic strategies, either lower cost, differentiated, or focus. A company chooses to pursue one of two types of competitive advantage, either via lower costs than its competition or by differentiating itself along dimensions valued by customers to command a higher price.
Most companies - even those with years of experience - are overwhelmed by the complexities of the government's proposal and contract award process. Often, no one on staff is trained in costing and pricing a job accurately and realistically. So, while great time and energy are spent on the technical proposal, the pressure to win the contract leads to a rush job on one of the most important parts of the bid - the cost proposal. How to Cost and Price Competitive Bids is the first-ever guide to developing and submitting a complete accurate cost proposal. This practical handbook takes the difficulty and mystery out of costing and pricing a bid. From deciding whether to bid to submitting your cost proposal, How to Cost and Price Competitive Bids walks you step-by-step through the process. Written in an easy-reading, jargon-free style, including a FREE diskette of forms, worksheets, templates and a model cost proposal, this reference is a must for all staff members involved with bidd! ing for government contracts.
You'll learn how to: Conduct analyses to make sound bid/no bid decisions Select the costing approach that's right for your company type and size Determine your competitors' cost and price factors Build a database of competitive analysis information Use historical data as an all-important tool Control indirect costs as a way to lower bid prices Prepare your cost proposal to meet the expectations of your customer Submit your cost proposal with the supporting material needed to justify your bid
Most companies develop pricing methods through trial and error. Avoid this costly, long, and frustrating process by using the proven methods outlined in this new step-by-step handbook.