Are you struggling to price your services competitively and profitably? If so, you’re not alone. Many business owners face this challenge, but with the right tools and techniques, it’s a problem that can be solved.
Service Autopilot is a powerful software platform designed to help businesses manage their operations more efficiently. Whether you run a landscaping company, a cleaning service, or a pest control business, Service Autopilot can help you schedule appointments, manage invoices and payments, and track important customer information.
Using Smart Maps
Smart Maps is a feature in Service Autopilot that allows users to visualize their clients and their properties on a map. This can be helpful for scheduling and routing purposes, but it also has a lot of potential for pricing. By analyzing the geographic distribution of clients and properties, business owners can identify patterns and make data-driven decisions about pricing. For example, if a business owner notices that a particular area has a high concentration of high-income clients, they may consider raising prices in that area.
Another great use of Smart Maps is measuring the property square footage. This allows the business owner to use that data, combined with other analytic data, to help determine an appropriate price for their services. All of this can be done, in most cases, without ever leaving the office so you aren’t spending time driving around doing estimates all day. You can make more money doing things you’re really good at.
Using the Rate Matrix
The Rate Matrix is another tool in Service Autopilot that can help business owners determine pricing for their services. It is a matrix that takes into account custom field data that can be stored for each client and it gives you a rate based on that information. You can use this to create estimates for your services in record time. However, the Rate Matrix is just a starting point – business owners can customize the pricing based on their own knowledge and expertise if they know there are certain conditions that would require them to charge more or less for a service.
Want to learn more?
On Feb 14th, 2023 we started an 8 part series – The RBS Winter Webinar Series – to help people get the training they need to implement Service Autopilot in their business. The information we shared here was just a portion of the content we plan to cover in our third installment called “Pricing for Profit” on Tuesday Feb 28, 2023.
Interested in attending? We’d love to have you there. You can sign-up today, by clicking here.
We also made a quick video that previews the upcoming session, watch it here.
Ready Business Systems specializes in helping service businesses producing $1-10 million in annual sales to free time and increase profits through expert Marketing, System Building, Training, and Automation. If you’re looking for a more tailor-made option take a look at some of the other services we now offer:
- 1-on-1 Coaching to help you get past the hurdles keeping you from reaching your goals
- Custom System Build Packages to elevate your company above all your competition
- Virtual or On-site Service Autopilot Training so your team can learn how to use the system to maximize efficiency