Episode 7 - Setting Your Fees: Charge What You’re Worth, And Make Yourself Worth It (Podcast)

In this episode, Annie and Leah talk about the tough topic of setting your fees for your private lactation practice. It’s so important to know your worth as a business owner and to represent that fairly within your specific market. Once you’ve set your rate, you can begin working towards long-term goals for your business as a whole.

Show Notes

  • How do you come up with your fees? And what your fees say about your business

  • How low is too low? Nobody wants to be in a race to the bottom—including our clients

  • Discounts and sliding scales: The ethical, professional way to offer lower rates

  • Where do I begin? How to figure out your number

  • Communicating your value: How to market your worth

  • The big picture: Growing your business and your long term goals

  • Be your own motivation: Always improving, never settling


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About Us

Leah Jolly is a private practice IBCLC with Bay Area Breastfeeding in Houston, Texas.
Annie Frisbie is a private practice IBCLC serving Queens and Brooklyn in New York City, and the creator of Paperless IBCLC.

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