Pricing

One of the most important topics for a small business owner to understand is pricing. Here are some of the best resources we’ve found to help you figure out what to charge for your products or services.

CCPL’s Online Resources

Business Source Premiere

This source includes definitions of pricing concepts, book chapters describing the pricing process, and trade journal articles on pricing. You will need to use a valid CCPL library card to access this source.


Small Business Reference Center

This source includes many book chapters that discuss how to price products. You will need to use a valid CCPL library card to access this source.


Small Business Resource Center

This source includes overviews and trade journal articles that discuss the pricing process. Of special interest is “How to Price Your Products and Services for Maximum Profits” from the book Entrepreneur and Small Business Problem Solver that’s included in this database. You will need to use a valid CCPL library card to access this source.


Websites

Pricing keyword search | Export.gov

Links to articles, videos, and book chapters on pricing exported goods. If you’re interested in exporting, keep in mind that this is just one of many ways that the federal government is interested in helping you become a successful exporter.


Pricing, Quotations, and Terms | A Basic Guide to Exporting

A dated, but still helpful article on how to price exported goods.


Professional Pricing Society

One good way to find help for just about any small business topic is to find a professional association which deals with the topic you need. This website offers on-demand courses, a blog, and white papers on pricing topics. The organization also offers more advanced training, certifications, and other education and support for pricing.


CCPL’s Books

The 1% Windfall: How Successful Companies Use Price to Profit and Grow by Rafi Mohammed

Call Number: 658.816 Mohammed. Availability varies by branch.


The Art of Pricing: How to Find the Hidden Profits to Grow Your Business by Rafi Mohammed

Call Number: 658.816 Mohammed. Availability varies by branch.


The Crafter’s Guide to Pricing Your Work by Dan Ramsey

Call Number: 745.5068 Ramsey. Availability varies by branch.


Smart Pricing: How Google, Priceline, and Leading Businesses Use Pricing Innovation for Profitability by Jagmohan Raju and Z. John Zhang

Call Number: 658.816 Raju. Availability varies by branch.


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