A pricing markup factor used
when preparing price quotes, job estimates, or work
proposals for prospects you forsee as Pain in the Ass clients.
This fee is charged so that you can mentally tolerate the bullshit you must
Can be a hidden or actual
line item on the submitted job estimate. If used
, disguise as "Management fee."
Use when prospects try to lowball
you, who are over inquisitive about your business, who are control freaks, who have short
tempers, who fail
manner, who come ill prepared, who are always late, who are high maintenance, or other characteristics that make it difficult for you to conduct orderly business.
Our standard PITA factor is 10%. But this
guy seems like an ass. Let's bump up the PITA fee by 15%.This buyer
came 2 hours late and is making us drive her dog to the dog hotel
before the contract signing? I'm sick and tired of his bullshit! Fuck
dat, we gotta
add 30% PITA or we're not taking this