Daniel Selinger slite at gmx.at
Mon Apr 21 01:13:49 CEST 2008

On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 23:11:59 +0200
"Alexey Feldgendler" <alexey at feldgendler.ru> wrote:

> The prices for GTA02 and the debug board are $399 and $99,
> respectively. While there's nothing wrong with charging exactly 99
> dollars for something, the practice of reducing a round price by one
> dollar, AKA <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_pricing> is
> often associated with cheap marketing tricks, trying to make the
> price look less than it is and so on. In my opinion, admitting that a
> hundred is a hundred and charging $400 and $100 for GTA02 and the
> debug board would fit better into the OpenMoko spirit of openness and
> transparency. Especially when most of the other prices out there end
> with 95 or 99, a round price tag will send a message: “We're honest
> with you and aren't messing with your mind like others do”.

nice thought

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