Fees benchmarking for sole-practitioners
Yep, that time of year and my thoughts start to turn to 2011 fees. Quite often a thread appears on AWEB concerning fee levels for a specific job and (a) It attracts lots of opinion and (b) gets lots of hits. So, I wonder if any of you would like to do something a bit more formal? I have been posting on AWEB without Pseudonym for about 7 or 8 years now so most of you will be aware that I have no marketing or commercial interest in you (or your clients!).
My thoughts were that I would guage interest and you could email that to me by hitting my name/avatar above. You can be entirely anonymous as far as I am concerned (apart from your on-line persona). If there is some interest, I would then benchmark some key client groupings (6 -10), distribute them to those interested and request typical fees charged. I would then collate the replies in to an anonymous matrix for all those who submitted data. You could then cut the data however is of interest or benefit to you.
I appreciate that there is a huge cross section of people who use AWEB and therefore I would like to limit the data set to:
Non franchised sole-practitioners
Not based in a major city
Engaged in general practice
AWEB - I suspect this should be in discussion groups or something but I wanted people to be aware of it before you move it!