As a contractor, understanding markup vs. margin is essential for your success.
Bidding on projects without properly calculating your markup can be a recipe for disaster. Knowing how to calculate markup and margins gives you more confidence when selling projects, and is the first step to making a consistent profit.
In this blog post, I show you an easy approach to understanding markup and margin, as well as provide some free resources that will help you bid confidently knowing that your project will be profitable from day one!
Why Does Understanding Markup Matter?
You want projects to be profitable – that’s a given. To achieve this, it’s important to understand how markup works. If you don’t know how much you need to mark up on bids in order to reach the desired gross profit margin, you will likely bid too low and lose money before the project event starts!
How Can I Learn More About Markup vs. Margin?
Understanding markup and margins can be intimidating but once you understand the basics it becomes much easier! With the help of my video plus the FREE table I provide, you’ll have the knowledge needed for calculating accurate bids with confidence. Also, feel free to grab my article “Markup vs. Margin Explained.”
Having a good grasp of these finance fundamentals means less stress in wondering whether or not your projects will be profitable.