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    Hey everyone,

    After much thought I'm breaking into escorting and sugarbaby-ing. I was wondering how you determine your rates for your menu? Are you starting high and negotiating or are you basing it off of the the average in your area? If it's the latter, how to you determine where you fall? For example, 200-500/hr is standard here. Is it typical to start at 200/hr and increase rates over time or do you price yourself comparatively?

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    Default Re: Escorts and/or sugarbabies, how do you determine your rates?

    Maybe include whether you're looking to do high-volume or low-volume escorting, as that can make a huge difference in how much you're able to charge (if you're charging a lot, you'll likely have fewer appointments, just up to personal preference).

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    Default Re: Escorts and/or sugarbabies, how do you determine your rates?

    Price yourself at what you think you're worth, with the local rates in mind. Unless you can really bill top-dollar (600+), it's easier to stay in the general range for your area, but there's no need to start at the low-end of the market just because you're new. In fact, I think it makes it harder to increase your rate later if you start too low. Even if some girls are charging less, 300-400 is a pretty typical mid-tier escort price for most areas.
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    I would start high-ish because then you can always let them know if they see you in YOUR preferred time ( " give me at least 3 hours notice for 4-8 p.m. today ) then you could work a little on the rate. When I was doing massage I charged a little less in the afternoon v.s. evening for example to fill those hours and not rely just on late customers.
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    I don't do escorts, and I've retired my sugar daddy profile. I know gals who've done both. Never let a SD treat you like an escort. Never treat a SD like he's just another John. The best sugar relationships I've had over the years -- the sugar is for the stability, mentoring, shared sexual interests, etc. not the $. Don't confuse the two lifestyles. Consider how much time and effort it takes to escort regularly, with a whole bunch of guys, vs. the stability of an allowance daddy with dates planned in advance, and ask yourself if that's really worth the extra money you *might* get trying to be at the beck-and-call of, well, anyone.

    How much for sugaring? Well, if you have two days off a week to devote to your daddy, how much money would you stand to lose for not working a regular/2nd/other job those two days? Triple it. Nowhere near the hundreds an hour you could hypothetically stand to make escorting those days, if you're some kind of machine. Who's gonna be there for you if some a-hole hits-and-runs your car? Daddy = security, John = danger. Daddy wants ongoing companionship, John wants you to fuck him then fuck off. Choose your lane!
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    Daddy gives you $4K/month for six days together. Takes you to the best restaurants, picks up the whole travel/ticket tab for hot springs or skiing or concerts/festivals, buys you the clothes you like; knows who, how, when, and how much to tip to show you the best time possible in exchange for some part-time arm candy... So, add at least $1K/month, better make that $2K with lodging especially if you're allergic to my dogs and need a 2nd room... that's minimum $72,000/year Daddy thinks you're worth.

    You might be less extravagant than a SD spending your own salary, so let's call it a half-time 2nd job that pays $65K/year (room and board included, travel required), i.e. 1,000 hours = $65/hr = 3x the $15/hr should-be-minimum-wage. Yup, sugar daddies are cheapskates compared to what you might make escorting if you're hot enough and machine enough to do that as a 2nd job to supplement the $100K/yr you make as a dancer.

    My point is, dancer-escort and dancer-sugarbaby are two different lifestyle choices, entirely.
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    If I'm tipping you $6K/month at your club, wouldn't you call me a whale? Granted, you've still got to tip out. Not how I rolled, back when I used to roll. But the sugaring I was into, was more your paid vacation than your 2nd job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MyButter View Post
    Hey everyone,

    After much thought I'm breaking into escorting and sugarbaby-ing. I was wondering how you determine your rates for your menu? Are you starting high and negotiating or are you basing it off of the the average in your area? If it's the latter, how to you determine where you fall? For example, 200-500/hr is standard here. Is it typical to start at 200/hr and increase rates over time or do you price yourself comparatively?

    Thank you in advance!
    Girlllll, you are considered the newest iphone version in the escorting/sugar baby world. People all want to try the new girl and will pay the fee. Charge accordingly and bring the rate down later when it slows down. 200 isn't it or else you'll be dealing with the texts and emails of "am I grandfathered in at your old price?" or them playing stupid and showing up with the old price donation. Charge the premium for your area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by indiegirl View Post
    Girlllll, you are considered the newest iphone version in the escorting/sugar baby world. People all want to try the new girl and will pay the fee. Charge accordingly and bring the rate down later when it slows down. 200 isn't it or else you'll be dealing with the texts and emails of "am I grandfathered in at your old price?" or them playing stupid and showing up with the old price donation. Charge the premium for your area.
    I agree... charge high (you can also offer special deals) in slow times. Many guys consider cheap ladies not exclusive or think you are seeing perve after perve. Rates are so important in escorting, does largely depend on your area too and what you are personally happy with. For example in U.K. you can charge 250 plus an hour in London, areas outside 100 plus an hour , say like 150 is the norm. Depends on you , do you like long bookings or are you into short and sweet? You rate yourself depending on how busy you want to be, what other ladies charge in that area and the type of client you want to attract, if it’s a part time gig for you GO HIGH hope this helps x also I’ve been whoring or escorting for over 20 years, if anyone needs advice feel free to PM me , always happy to share my experience on marketing yourself, rates and staying safe xx
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    Quote Originally Posted by sexyblondie77 View Post
    I start at $1,000. No exceptions.
    Depends on the market. Florida is a damn struggle. NYC is where the money is at.

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    Quote Originally Posted by indiegirl View Post
    Depends on the market. Florida is a damn struggle. NYC is where the money is at.
    damn being english lol

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    I think you should decide for yourself first. So you want to be with someone rich and high-quality? Or is it just making money ...? I think it might be good for you if you decided on these questions.

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    The world's oldest profession: Marketing! An MBA professor said that there is another profession claiming to be the world's oldest, but in order to do it, you need to know where to sell it, how much to charge, etc. ;-)

    Every region is different, different cost of living, etc. What are others charging? How do you compare to them? Maybe you can only compare online pics, not knowing if they are using old pics... Are they more established with reviews? If you want a couple reviews, offer a 'review special', i.e. a temporary price reduction, just to see if it gets attention. Maybe it won't matter because it is slow in your area.
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    They say the clock was invented for lawyers and escorts to be able to charge hourly rates, like 3-5000 BC.
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    Hey, fellas! All due respect, but i think the OP was mostly looking for feedback from pinks on this one. "You" is directed at fellow escorts.

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    I read it as "how does one" and replied accordingly, sorry if I overstepped.
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    I would not recommend "looking" for a sugar daddy. If one of your club regulars becomes something more and you don't mind spending social time with him for free, you can reach some kind of an understanding. Escorting clients tend to be more generous, more discreet, and tbh more sexually interesting/self aware in my experience, plus id never rely on a daddy to get me out of a financial emergency, that seems risky. Of course men are always romanticizing the idea of sugaring with all this bullshit about mentorship, connection, etc. You could easily have the same situation with a long term regular escorting client so I would disregard all that. A sugar relationship tends to blur boundaries and usually skews the power dynamic toward the sd. Going on a date and not knowing how long it will be, how much you'll get, when you'll get it, is the norm in sugar relationships. Maybe it's just my personality but my patience for that kind of dynamic is limited and I better really enjoy spending time around you or else id rather save myself the calories in the obligatory dinner/drinks (best thing about escorting is you can just kind of get down to it). Another point in favor of escorting over sugaring, you can't straight up ask for screening. I would not even bother with the sugar or regular dating apps if you're in a city, just freestyle if you like going out to do bougie stuff recreationally or work at a club a few shifts a week and see who you meet.

    i could go on forever about escorting rates but idk your life and your area and your situation so I won't. What makes the most sense to me is to charge based on your cost of doing business/living. that's it, that's your "worth". never let your ego get between you and securing the bag. https://twitter.com/thatlaurasavage on twitter is an excellent resource on this. If you like to do more frequent, shorter dates, then charge a relatively lower hourly rate. If you don't have a dedicated incall or would just rather see fewer clients for longer dates, you can charge a high rate for 1 hr and progressively lower the rate for multiple hour dates. My extended dates are a steal, my 1 hr is medium-high.

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    Ive been a sugar baby. I havent tried escorting. But I’m gunna tell you the mental gymnastics you gotta play with an SD can make it not worth it. Most guys who outright claim to be a sugar daddy are in it to mentally manipulate and financially control a young women. Most on any sugar site wanna raw dog you for $300 and ghost after. Im convinced a lot in my area cant pass an escorts screening. So keep that in mind. If you’re considering escorting just go for it. And charge on the higher side.

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