Why Your Services Estimates Don’t Convert

Convert estimates

Creating services estimates for a potential client can cause a freelancer or micro-business owner a lot of anxiety. There are so many “what ifs”. What if I quote too high? What if I quote too low? What if it’s a waste of time? What if, what if, what if! Estimates are educated guesses. Sometimes they are accurate, sometimes not, but there are other reasons beyond the dollar figure of your estimate that can prevent a customer from following through and ordering your services. Following are a few reasons your estimates may not be converting to actual work and income. Read more

How to Create an Accurate Estimate.
Tips to Make Job Quotes Less Scary

Create an accurate estimate
If you are a small business owner or freelancer, there may be no other task as anxiety provoking as creating an accurate estimate for a client. If your quote is too low, you are paying for the work, but if your quote is too high, the client may look elsewhere. How do you find the sweet spot: an estimate that protects you while ensuring the client doesn’t run away screaming? Read more