2015 APDT Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show

FR01 - Put More Money in Your Pocket

Oct 16, 2015 9:00am ‐ Oct 16, 2015 10:30am

Standard: $20.00


Do you wonder what you should charge for your privates or classes? Worried you’re charging too much? Or maybe losing money? Tired of hearing potential clients and students tell you you’re too expensive? Fret no more. Veronica Boutelle of dog*tec takes the fear out of the numbers in this eye-opening talk. She’ll share straight-forward pricing strategies, tips on how to talk to clients about your fees, and a few tricks to avoid those awkward “What do you charge?” and “Wow. That’s a lot!” moments. She’ll also reveal the common policy mistakes that lose dog trainers money—and how to fix them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the optimal pricing strategies for dog trainers and how to choose between them.
  • Employ comfortable techniques for discussing rates and money with clients.
  • Implement money and time-saving policies for classes and private training.


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