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Old 03-25-2011, 01:37 PM
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Default Maybe I Need To Increase My Rates...

Just got an email from a parent that said, "Do you really only charge $175 per week? If so I would like to schedule an interview!"

I am cheaper than centers in my area but higher than all of the home daycares around here.
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:39 PM
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Just got an email from a parent that said, "Do you really only charge $175 per week? If so I would like to schedule an interview!"

I am cheaper than centers in my area but higher than all of the home daycares around here.


Write back and say "oh no that was a misprint. I charge 275 per week but I'm willing to negotiate. If 225 per week is more in your range then feel free to give us a call."
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:44 PM
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I'm hoping that this means that the economy is getting back on track, . It doesn't pertain bc I am full except for a W,F spot I don't want to fill (I like my lighter days, lol). Plus anyone starting off with a comment like that may not be the right fit for my group. I have all goldens right now and I want a smooth summer!
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I charge $175 a week too but I mostly get people thinking Im too expensive and I know Im cheaper then the centers around here. I wish people would call me thinking my rates were cheap but in fact Im pretty sure people dont call me because they see the ads below me that offer $20.00 a day. Once they see they get what they pay for then maybe they will figure out that $175 is worth it.
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Old 03-25-2011, 11:38 PM
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I charge $175 a week too but I mostly get people thinking Im too expensive and I know Im cheaper then the centers around here. I wish people would call me thinking my rates were cheap but in fact Im pretty sure people dont call me because they see the ads below me that offer $20.00 a day. Once they see they get what they pay for then maybe they will figure out that $175 is worth it.
Do you advertise in the newspaper?
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Old 03-25-2011, 11:39 PM
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Just got an email from a parent that said, "Do you really only charge $175 per week? If so I would like to schedule an interview!"

I am cheaper than centers in my area but higher than all of the home daycares around here.
Did you respond? It might be spam, you never know. You could also tell her these are 2010's rates and they're increasing 10% during such and such month to give her a "warning" because then you'll enroll now and get a pay raise from this family soon. LOL
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Write back and say "oh no that was a misprint. I charge 275 per week but I'm willing to negotiate. If 225 per week is more in your range then feel free to give us a call."
OMG...TOO FUNNY!!!:
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Write back and say "oh no that was a misprint. I charge 275 per week but I'm willing to negotiate. If 225 per week is more in your range then feel free to give us a call."



I so wish I was witty like you Nan! I love how you think and you have such an amusingly clever way of wording things!
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:25 PM
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Add PB & J TV to your facility and raise the tuition 10$ a week!! They're a webcam company but they only charged me a couple of dollars a family per week and I got to keep the rest. My parents are excited about paying more because they got the webcams in return. And they're not regular webcams cause the center 2 miles away has a system but it deosn't look the same as what i got. My parent's are totally excited plus I am making an extra $700 a month!
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Add PB & J TV to your facility and raise the tuition 10$ a week!! They're a webcam company but they only charged me a couple of dollars a family per week and I got to keep the rest. My parents are excited about paying more because they got the webcams in return. And they're not regular webcams cause the center 2 miles away has a system but it deosn't look the same as what i got. My parent's are totally excited plus I am making an extra $700 a month!
https://www.peanutbutterandjellytv.com/

I looked at their site and I can only see they have video. There isn't audio too? Is that correct?
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