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Price Optimization Pricing Chat With BlackCurve

PricingChat with BlackCurve pricing software company on price optimization We chatted "Price Optimization in 2017" with Philip Huthwaite of BlackCurve.com - view the full #PricingChat recap! A new year of #PricingChat content kicked off with the CEO of BlackCurve.com Philip Huthwaite. Philip is by far one of the most enjoyable interviewees we've had and he's a wealth of pricing knowledge! Check out our exchange on Twitter discussing Price Optimization in 2107, how businesses should be using new strategies, which companies are failing, and ways everyone can benefit from optimization. Click the image & link below to view the full #PricingChat RECAP:
About Black Curve:
BlackCurve is a cloud-based price management and price optimization platform, which helps businesses to fine-tune their pricing. Philip has been using software to solve pricing challenges since 2012. Before BlackCurve, he was a Technology Consultant at Accenture, he worked with multinational companies such as The Royal Bank of Scotland, ITV, Royal Mail and EDF Energy. Join us this Spring in Chicago, IL to learn directly from the Pricing experts and obtain your CPP Designation. Learn more by clicking the image below:
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Increase Profits For Companies With Lydia DiLiello

Improve pricing focus for increased profits We chatted with pricing expert Lydia DiLiello about ways to increase profits for companies and how to improve their pricing focus. When companies don't have a clear directive, it becomes difficult to increase profits. Isn't that what it's all about? Lydia DiLiello hopped on Twitter to provide strategic answers to questions including:
  • Should companies be focused on top line revenue or bottom line profit?
  • Can companies increase profitability with their poor pricing practices?
  • What impact does dirty data have on a company's ability to increase profit?
  • How can companies use price lists to increase profitability? And more!
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Lydia DiLiello is the Founder & Principal of Capital Pricing Consultants and Professional Pricing Society Board Member. Have more questions about this pricing topic?
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Log on to Twitter to join the #PricingChat conversations in real time. Make sure to follow @PricingSociety and visit our website for the latest and greatest pricing industry information.
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5 Pricing Tips For Startups

Pricing Chat Recap Pricing & The Startup Every industry can utilize pricing strategy tips, and our most recent #PricingChat focused on tips for the startup owner and entrepreneur. No matter the product, deciding on the best methods to price services or goods is crucial to revenue in business. No matter the changing market factors, several basic tips will ensure entrepreneurs can make the best decisions to receive the best ROI for their service offerings. Our recent #PricingChat was prompted by a Twitter conversation between several new followers, and their content sharing around tips for startup companies. and entrepreneurs. We asked President Kevin Mitchell to share several pricing tips for startup company owners and new entrepreneurs. Read below for the full recap!
PPS is always working to understand the needs of our growing audience of pricing and business professionals, and several pricing tips can be utilized for various industries.
Would you like to see more pricing tips for entrepreneurs? Have a general question about pricing? Join our next #PricingChat every Thursday at 2 PM EDT now on #FacebookLive!
Simply log in to our Facebook Page - and ask your questions LIVE to our team!
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#PricingChat RECAP With Dr. Hermann Simon -1.21.16

We're excited to continue sharing pricing education and business strategies on Twitter in our #PricingChat series! Last Thursday, we hosted the first #PricingChat of the year:Hermann Simon #PricingChat (1)

We discussed "Pricing and the CEO" with Dr. Hermann Simon, the Founder and Chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners. He shared insights to of the impact the CEO has on pricing strategies in business.

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About Dr. Hermann Simon: Hermann Simon is Founder and Chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners, the global leader in price advising with 29 offices in 23 countries and 750 employees. Simon has authored more than 30 books, published in 26 languages, and has been named the most influential living management thinker in German-speaking countries. Cicero-Magazine lists Simon as one of the 100 leading intellectuals in Germany.image002 Four leading pricing consultants from Simon-Kucher and Partners will speak during the 27th Annual Spring Pricing Conference and Workshops in Chicago, IL this May! Follow #PPSCHI across Social Media and continue checking back to ThePricingAuthority.com for more Conference and #PricingChat information! We look forward to the next #PricingChat - Join The Conversation! Continue reading

Channel Pricing: Best Practices - Pricing Chat RECAP

Pricing expert Adrienne Gordon of Pricingepowered.com shared with us on Twitter strategic tips about advancements in channel pricing in this #PricingChat RECAP.   What is Channel Pricing? How can it work to improve business? Specifically in retail or e-commerce?
When the final consumer of your product are services are funneled through partners, such as distributors or retailers, they are frequently called channel partners. Channel pricing strategies must consider not only the final consumer price, but also those partner price points. -- Adrienne Gordon
Adrienne shares a few ways to make Channel Pricing work for business. View the full chat below:  

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Screenshot 2015-11-18 14.36.55 About Adrienne: Adrienne Gordon dedicated her career to pricing since 1999, working with multiple companies in several different pricing roles. She began her pricing career at Parker Hannifin as the project manager of their global strategic pricing initiative. During this time, Adrienne worked with multiple consulting groups and revenue optimization technology companies as she helped architect the vision for Parker’s Best in Class pricing approach. From there, Adrienne took the Director of Pricing role at American Greetings, where she executed a multi-phase value pricing research effort ultimately resulting in the redesign of their approach to pricing cards. At Eaton Corp, she worked with several different businesses on strategic projects as an internal consultant. Finally, in 2009, Adrienne became an external pricing consultant based in Northeast Ohio, working with dozens of companies in the manufacturing and distribution space. Prior to pricing, Adrienne held several roles in Technical Sales and Marketing. She holds an MBA in Marketing from Western New England College and a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Boston University. Today, she is a blogger, author, and entrepreneur. For more information about Adrienne's pricing services, company strategies and Channel pricing, visit PricingEmpowered.com. Share the date of our next #PricingChat - view the calendar on our Facebook Page! Continue reading

Negotiating With Backbone - A #PricingChat Recap

We had a Twitter conversation with Reed Holden and Alison Yama of Holden Advisors all about Pricing Negotiation. Dr. Reed Holden has released a new book, Negotiating With Backbone: Eight Sales Strategies To Defend Your Price And Value, Second Edition and we're excited to support.
"High pressure procurement tactics for lower prices for customers is one of the biggest causes of lost profits in business today. Sales teams that can counter these tactics and close deals at the right price are the single biggest opportunity for improved revenue profit. The Second Edition has more of what our clients' sales teams ask for: uncovering and communicating value, unleashing the power or Give-Gets, and negotiating with a customer you can't afford to loose. " - Dr. Reed Holden
We chatted a bit about several points surrounding this important topic for pricing professionals. View the #PricingChat Recap:
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#PricingChat RECAP: Data-Driven Solutions For Pricing

On 8.27.15 PPS hosted another great #PricingChat!

Pricing Chat Recap 8.27.15Featured guest host Frederic Puech, Director of Pricing Analytics at Pricing Solutions, provided great insight into data-driven strategies that can improve revenue. Frederic, highly experienced at utilizing pricing strategies, he has managed, consulted & implemented advanced pricing optimization for over 25 years. We discussed why businesses should make using pricing strategies a priority and how data-driven strategies can limit inaccurate reporting. View the full RECAP below:
Join PPS every other Thursday for an all-new #PricingChat!
Our next #PricingChat is on 9.10.15 at 1:30 PM EDT. Join the conversation!
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#PricingChat RECAP 7.30.15: "Next Level Pricing Analytics" With Holden Advisors

Pricing Chat Recap 7.30.15 Every other Thursday, PPS hosts a #PricingChat on Twitter! Our topics include pricing industry knowledge, business strategies, and more. The #PricingChat provides an opportunity to learn and engage with fellow pricing professionals. Catch up on the pricing information shared during last week's #PricingChatNext Level Pricing Analytics with Alison Yama of Holden Advisors. View the RECAP below:
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Don't miss the NEXT #PricingChat, Thursday August 13, 2015 @ 1:30 PM.
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#PricingChat Recap: Building A Business Case For Change In Pricing

Pricing Chat Recap 7.16.15 Every-other Thursday afternoon, PPS hosts a #PricingChat at 1:30 PM EDT on Twitter. We share pricing education, chat with experts, provide industry insights, and more in real-time on Twitter with our audience. Learn more about the #PricingChat and how to stay engaged during the chat HERE. Last week's #PricingChat topic was Building A Strong Business Case For A Change In Pricing and featured Vendavo Executive Alex Hoff. View the FULL Recap (scroll for more):
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