Everything Is Negotiable

negotiation

In these economic times, money is tight. Car dealers understand this, and are giving buying incentives like never before! Home prices have dropped significantly, and yet as a buyer you can still negotiate prices down even further. Why don’t the same rules apply online? Maybe it’s because you didn’t ask!

Recently, one of our VIP customers called me. He had already found the item he was looking for on our website, but he wanted to see if I could give him a better price. Given the amount of business he’s given us over the years, I didn’t even hesitate. I gave him $50 off, and threw in overnight shipping at no extra charge.

I locked in a profitable sale, and he’s getting a deal. Everybody wins.

On the flip side – I have a web development project that needs to be done. My regular guy is already committed to another job, so I searched around and found a team that met my needs. Their initial quote was much higher than I expected. But through a series of negotiations over the next few days, we finally agreed on a price that was fair for everyone.

I could have found a cheaper solution, but I may not have gotten the quality that I wanted. Negotiating got me what I wanted, at a price I was comfortable with.

Everyone wins!


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