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Old 10-16-2010, 03:48 PM
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[I]Customer: Dana, I gotta ask you a question. How do you sleep at night charging $70 per hour? There are people with PHDs that don't make that much.
I'd like to know how people with PHD's sleep at night

I think this customer confused your business income with your personal income.

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Old 10-16-2010, 03:53 PM
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Old 10-16-2010, 04:06 PM
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Dont worry , be happy

Sometimes (it seems to me anyway), to lessen the difference in happyness, sour people would rather bring us down instead of rising up to our level. (assuming we are the happy one, lol)

If that cat could have done what u did in one hour, he would have theoretically made $70/hr for that time He CHOSE not to.
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:31 PM
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$70 an hour? You ought to be ashamed, that's pretty cheap for my neck of the woods.
I actually charge $70 for the first half hour, and $70 hour after that. So the first hour is $105. I am on the high end here. Not many more expensive than myself for the area.
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:33 PM
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at $70 per hour you can only sleep half as good as you would at $140 per hour.
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Old 10-16-2010, 07:36 PM
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85 hr for residential
95-125 hr for commercial first hr billed no matter if its 20 min


although i do have a 50 dollar minimum if its an old lady & it really didnt require any sweat
say less than 15 min or so
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:16 PM
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Heck, had another one today call for a blow out. When I returned her message I got her voice mail, and politely told her that since she took 6 months to pay for last year's blow out, she can now find someone else.

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Old 10-16-2010, 10:57 PM
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85 hr for residential
95-125 hr for commercial first hr billed no matter if its 20 min
So why the diff between resi and commercial?

Its the same truck and service dude going to the job...........
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Old 10-16-2010, 11:13 PM
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So why the diff between resi and commercial?

Its the same truck and service dude going to the job...........
No difference, you're right, Tom. $125.00 to show up, second hour $95.00.
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Old 10-16-2010, 11:28 PM
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Always charge more for commercial.
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