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Pricing Done Right: Podcast With Tim Smith

Pricing Done Right - A Talk With Dr. Tim Smith, CPP

Pricing is so much more than putting numbers on quotes or associating them with products. Pricing includes aligning one's pricing strategy their business strategy, defining a competitive price reaction plan, setting target prices, managing price perceptions, managing price discounts, and executing all of this with accuracy and speed.

How do leading organizations get all of this right?

Click the image below to listen to our talk with Dr. Tim Smith, CPP "Pricing Done Right"

Pricing Podcast with pricing expert Tim Smith PhD About Tim Smith:

Tim J. Smith, Ph.D., CPP is the founder and CEO of Wiglaf Pricing, an Adjunct Professor of Marketing and Economics at DePaul University, and the author of Pricing Strategy and Pricing Done Right. Pricing Done Right has been called “essential reading” by CEOs. Pricing Strategy has been described as “the most comprehensive pricing strategy book.” Tim began his career in quantum mechanics before his interest in transferring technological advances to societal implementations led to pursuits in business strategy. His focus on pricing is a natural culmination of his deep love of mathematics and lifetime enjoyment of selling.

Tim is a featured presenter during the Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference event in Dallas, TX!

Click the image to learn more & register for the #PPSDALLAS18 Pricing Workshop with

Dr. Tim Smith, CPP

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Influencing Customer Price Acceptance With Tim Smith

Learn the strategic influences of customer price acceptance in this Online Pricing Course with Tim Smith, CPP

Obtain valuable pricing strategies, access to industry publications, research and more resources for pricing professionals around the globe.  The Professional Pricing Society's online education offerings are taught directly from leading pricing experts from around the world. Take an on-demand course from anywhere in the world, at any time!

Every PPS Online Course qualifies as one (1) CPP Credit towards a CPP Designation.

Influencing Customer Price Acceptance With Tim Smith

PPS online course - Tim SmithWorkshop Details: Why is raising prices so difficult but lowering prices so easy? What can marketing communications and sales do to improve price capture? What kinds of switching costs affect pricing? Why do prices end in nines? Why do mattress salesmen show customers outrageously expensive beds first prior? Why are price cuts easy but price increases hard? How do customers think about prices and what can a company do to influence their expectations positively? In the "Influencing Customer Price Acceptance" Online Course, Tim Smith will explore over 17 different economic, perceptual, behavioral, psychological, and neurological influences to customer price perception. Some factors can be influenced by the actions of sellers, others are inherent within buyers, and still, others are impacted by competitors. All are important in understanding and influencing customer price acceptance. Course Benefits: This Online Course addresses pricing issues in business and consumer markets, appropriate for pricing, marketing, sales, and senior executives. Attendees Will Learn:
  • Hidden economic effects influence customer purchase behavior and price perceptions
  • Customer perception challenges that influence how customers perceive prices
  • Why prospect theory accurately predicts challenges customers have in making rational tradeoffs between price and value
  • How anchoring and slow adjustment drive price expectations
  • Implications of Prospect Theory in consumer behavior, including anchoring, endowment effects, framing, and more.
  • How trust is defined within the buyer’s mind.
About Tim Smith: timsmith_small Tim Smith, PhD, CPP is the Managing Principal at Wiglaf Pricing, Adjunct Professor of Marketing and Economics at DePaul University, and Academic Advisor to the PPS Certified Pricing Professional program. Smith focuses on the use of quantitative and qualitative research to enable firms to drive profitable top-line revenue. He began his career as a research scientist in quantum mechanics before his interest in transferring technological advances to societal implementations led to pursuits in business strategy. Smith holds a BS in Physics and Chemistry from Southern Methodist University, a BA in Mathematics from Southern Methodist University, a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Chicago, and an MBA with high honors in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Chicago GSB. Learn more about this Online Course offering and REGISTER today! Continue reading
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