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So price in your mind is detached from value? Interesting... what I wrote, Todd, is "similar question" and no qualification for it. It made me think of it. That's all.


you stated the question referred to a certain service. that is a literal detail. if I ask an "experienced" service user (for example, a business that has used multiple marketing consultants) for a recommendation, that user is unlikely to give me the name of someone who has no knowledge of a specific industry. I grant you that the second instance, where the recommended provider might be too swamped to offer the same level of service, is more likely.

what's with the hair? your thesis was that "bang for the buck" was no better that "what's your rate?" I disagree. one relates to outcomes (ie value) the other price alone.

Todd, not to split hair; you did a good job here yourself. There was literally *no* detail attached to the question. Which is what made me think of the generic inquiry on rates.

My point, of course, was about qualifying the ask. Clearly, someone who has no knowledge of a specific industry or technology, or already has a very full plate right when you need someone, just as an example, is not good value.

Nice chatting. Thank you.

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