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Episode 43: Part 2 Know Your Worth: When to Give Discounts With Dana & NJ [Podcast]

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Part 2 Know Your Worth: When to Give Discounts. Dana and NJ discuss when to give discounts or free services to friends and clients who ask. They talk about when they decide if they want to work for free and how to react when someone asks. Here is part 1. 

The audio on this episode is less than ideal, Dana was traveling and NJ had two year old Lola at home. Thanks so much for bearing with us!

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How Dana and NJ decide to work for free.
  • When NJ sends her rates.
  • Why people ask for digital skill freebies more often than physical products.
  • One HUGE question to ask yourself.
  • Why NJ needs to get her rear in gear and develop a business website.
  • Why boundaries are important in giving away something for free.
  • If you should consider your opt-in part of working for free.
  • Why NJ is a social media grandma and all about how to use Snap Chat for business

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Can I quote you on that?

  • My time is valuable and I’m providing for my family. I’m very unlikely to work for free. – NJ
  • Free doesn’t pay the mortgage. – NJ
  • Working for free wasn’t about paying my dues, it was about finding my sweet spot with clients. Dana
  • My payments were in Aha! moments. Dana
  • Information is one thing, helping someone execute is a completely different thing. Don’t give that away for free. – Dana
  • The struggle in the holding pattern is real. – NJ
  • I know that I’m laying the foundation now. I can lay the foundation now, even though what I want to do can’t take off yet. – NJ
  • A plan is key. A plan lets you know if what you’re doing on daily basis is going to move you forward. – NJ
  • It is up to us to be good stewards of our time. Make sure what you’re giving away is moving your business in some way. – NJ
  • Know what your sweet spot is, but don’t give EVERYTHING away. – Dana

Connect with Dana & NJ

Dana: Instagram / Periscope (her total happy place)

NJ : Website / Instagram (her total happy place)

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Dana Malstaff

Dana Malstaff

Dana Malstaff is the Founder of Boss Mom and creator Nurture to Convert.
She is a mother, author, speaker, messaging strategist, podcaster, blind spot reducer, and movement maker. She believes that too many brilliant moms are struggling to figure out how to grow their business while balancing all that is required to be a good mom, partner, and woman. So many moms are trying to grow their business using trends that feel inauthentic and aren't realistic for their inconsistent schedules. She has helped thousands of women become known for their brain and not their dance moves

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