Re: Posting your rate on your website?

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robin roys

I post my general rates (can always adjust if they take the time to call)
because I want to weed out the “I thought a harpist would be around $50” brides, who wouldn’t hire me anyway.

For many years, I’ve kindly explained how my fee reflected the many years of training, expense of an instrument and transport vehicle, etc. but over the years it just seems like such a waste of my time, because those brides didn’t hire me and were either rude or attempted to get me to reduce my rate to $50.

For the most part, people that contact me now, have a general idea of my fee, so that is a time saver for me and if I really want the job, I can say I’m running a 10% discount through the end of the month.

Best wishes. Robin Roys