Last Updated: Jul 20, 2015
Are you getting paid what you’re worth? Many consultants and freelancers make less than y should because y undervalue ir own worth. Here’s how to correct problem.

businessman on coinsOne of biggest marketing mistakes is one that is so insidious that it’s invisible to most of us. In speaking with thousands of Independ Professionals over years I’ve asked this question: “Do you think you’re getting paid what you’re worth?” And never, not once in twy two years, has anyone said, “Yes, I am.”

Everyone feels y are not getting paid what y are worth, and yet almost nobody does anything about it.Even if I gave you a dozen stratees to raise your rates or to repackage your services for higher value, you’d likely have a problem doing it because your ‘wealth rmostat’ is set at a fixed position that always springs to where it was.Your wealth rmostat is set for amount of income you feel comfortable earning in a year. Perhaps it’s $50K or $100K or 200K or $500K per year. And anything much beyond that level is not only uncomfortable to you, it’s downright scary.

Do any of following statems seem true to you?

All of se are symptoms of a scarcity mindset. And for some reason, most of us seem to be afflicted with it to one degree or anor. Having money naturally ing into our lives easily and effortlessly is a foreign concept to most of us.

Starting to Value Yourself

What can you do to start moving from a scarcity to a sufficiency or abundance mindset? re are a lot of ways, and I won’t pretend that you can change your whole money mindset overnight, so I want to focus on one simple thing – what you actually charge your clis. What you’re going to do is change settings on your wealth rmostat.

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It’s a simple, 5step process that won’t take long and will help you shift your perception of value of your services.

next time you quote a price at real value of $2,000, it will seem very reasonable, if not downright cheap. You will have shifted your wealth rmostat and it will feel much more comfortable charng higher fees. Not only that, prospect will less resistance in paying those fees. As this new wealth setting becomes a reality for you, it becomes a reality to ors.Try it, it s!

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More Clis Bottom Line: You’re as wealthy, successful and as valuable as you think you are. Before you earn more money, you need to believe you are worth more. Change your wealth rmostat and money will start to come more easily, with less struggle.

Robert Middleton of Action Plan Marketing has been helping Independ Professionals attract more clis since 1984. Robert is author of online bestsellers, InfoGuru Marketing Manual and WebSite ToolKit. Visit Robert’s web site at