Pricing Questions


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Should I offer discount coupons for beta users when turning to paid service

This is bit generic question, however I would appreciate to hear different opinions. I have developed a user based over the last couple of months for my online SAAS business. Now I am going to end...

asked May 10 '12 at 04:21
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Ruvana
6 points

8 Votes
2 Answers
1.85K Views
Offering bulk discounts on SaaS user subscription fees

Please note that I am specifically referring to SaaS providers that have adopted the traditional pricing model of charging per user per month, and have at some point considered offering pricing...

asked Apr 16 '12 at 19:37
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Kosta Kontos
216 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.71K Views
Easy to understand volume discount rule? (roughly: base*users^0.75)

We sell support for enterprise software. Price for 1 user is BASE.For volume discounts we usually roughly calculate BASE*(nb of users)^0.75 Before we were saying "Contact us for volume...

asked Oct 17 '14 at 10:42
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Lumen
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
3.04K Views
SaaS and volume discount

How is the typical way to present volume discount to SaaS offering for large accounts ? If the standard prices are for example $50/seat/month. Should we define an extra segment starting with a...

asked Jan 6 '15 at 14:52
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Mac
6 points

4 Votes
8 Answers
5K Views
Software Outsourcing Price Comparison

Does someone know where to find any information about price comparison for Software Outsourcing across different countries?

asked Dec 31 '09 at 08:26
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Oyushche
36 points

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1 Answers
1.24K Views
How to decide whether smartphone app should be free with ads or paid ($0.99) without ads?

Is there any data (such as from app downloads or consumer surveys) that would help a developer decide whether people (consumers) will be more likely to use (download/install) a smartphone app (iOS...

asked Feb 15 '13 at 18:24
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User25036
1 point

1 Votes
1 Answers
747 Views
My product is better than the competitor and I can afford to lower the price. Should I ask for a higher price or sell cheaper?

I have a product that costs less than the competitors' to manufacture, so I know that I can afford to ask for a lower amount of money, but I know that my product is better. Should I then ask my...

asked Jul 7 '14 at 18:55
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Robert Kotula
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
709 Views
How to price ads and sponsor packages?

I am planning to launch a business that includes having selling machines at several areas in the city. I could identify the fixed and variable costs of the business. I am intending to allow...

asked Jul 9 '14 at 14:42
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Moustafa Ezzat
11 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
560 Views
Why is there a huge difference between the hourly rates of tech consultants and other professions like lawyers and doctors?

Considering the value that each profession provides to it's customers, why is there such a huge gap between software consultants and professions like lawyers and doctors?Law firms often charge...

asked Jul 10 '14 at 20:56
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Barry Ramsey
6 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.42K Views
Me vs. The Competition - in a niche business

How do I asses my potential competition (at an industry or market level) when working in a niche sector. I'm trying to price my services, but against what / who? I feel as if I don't have...

asked Mar 27 '15 at 09:50
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C. Alden
11 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.36K Views
SaaS pricing: many smaller customers paying $x or a few customers paying $x,xxx? Which is better?

We are in a unique SaaS segment which has few competitors. In terms of pricing our plans, is it better to charge a premium (and get fewer customers) or price them low and potentially get a large...

asked May 1 '15 at 12:29
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Bruce Wigington
12 points

3 Votes
3 Answers
811 Views
Strategies for pricing tables? What are some of your pricing hacks?

Creating a pricing table for my product. What are some of your favorite pricing hacks you've learnt from experience and tests?

asked Feb 28 '14 at 17:07
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Robert Collins
160 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
773 Views
MVP SaaS application: should I send out an email campaign to prospective users half way through development?

I have a SaaS application I have made a 6 months ago. A month ago, I decided to shut it off and upgrade it. I have shut the SaaS down so that I may do another launch as the first version was very...

asked May 21 '14 at 16:50
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Jo K
11 points

1 Votes
3 Answers
6.23K Views
How much equity should I give up to the app developers?

I am in the process of designing a mobile app and i'm at the stage where I need to finalise the cost with the developers. They have sent me a quote which I believe to be quite high, however they...

asked Mar 11 '13 at 09:56
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Jack
8 points

2 Votes
0 Answers
633 Views
Pricing for B2B buyers? Should I follow the same guidelines as for B2C?

There is a plethora of pricing advice available on the web and BrightJourney. Most of it seems like it's only geared towards consumers.For example: Have prices as $3.99 instead of $4.00, etc.Do the...

asked Apr 2 '14 at 16:43
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William Bell
12 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
438 Views
How much do startup recruiters charge?

What have you paid startup recruiters in the past to help get you talent?

asked Mar 1 '14 at 11:30
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Randy Juan
40 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
610 Views
How to prevent pricing strategy from cannibalization higher-end products?

Lets say my higher end product is like the iPhone 5S and retails for $500. And starting a lower end product like the iPhone 5C.Should I be concerned that pricing the lower end product will...

asked Feb 27 '14 at 23:33
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Charles Williams
15 points

3 Votes
4 Answers
1.32K Views
Should a beta version be free, or come at a premium?

My natural inclination for pre-release software is that it should be free. You're trying to get people to try it out, knowing that the product is incomplete and potentially more buggy than you'd...

asked Feb 24 '14 at 23:15
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rbwhitaker
3,465 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
533 Views
How to figure out pricing structure for SaaS product?

What are some ways to workout how much to charge people?How many packages are usually optimal?Should you show prices upfront for all packages or have people fill out a short form to call /email...

asked Feb 26 '14 at 17:07
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James Rumph
20 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
480 Views
How much should I charge as a recruiter for startups?

My partner and I are just getting started with building a recruiting agency and would be curious how much people are paying to hire talent?Recruitment is a tough business since, well, we get a bad...

asked Feb 19 '14 at 18:50
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Louis Hoffman
1 point