Designing a pricing model is a difficult challenge. Competing pricing goals need to be prioritized and aligned. A great deal of data needs to be collected, organized, and analyzed. Creative ways to connect value and price must be developed. But designing the pricing model is only the beginning of the journey. What comes next is critical. In this article, the author outlines the necessary steps and common pitfalls involved with designing and implementing a new pricing model, as well as best practices for successful adoption and execution.
Method to Determine the Income Forecast for the Sustainability of the Profit Margin, the IFSPM Method
In this article, the author presents a methodology for accurately projecting sales budgets. Specifically, the methodology presents a series of five equations that can be used to determine the income forecast necessary for the sustainability of current profit margins, which the author calls the IFSPM Method. Examples are provided to demonstrate the methodology’s applicability in both project and service-driven businesses.