I think it’s hard to determine if this is helping or not. The clients who think your prices are too high (or too low) probably will never contact you. On the other hand, those clients who really like what you have to offer and are willing to pay your rate, will contact you. I never had problems with any potential clients who contacted me though my web site. Actually, I believe that by posting your rates on your web site it eliminates those who are not willing to pay the rate you charging and it makes things easier for you and for them.
I have rates on my web site. If I were the consumer looking for any product or service, I would want to know up front what to expect. It would also give me a sense of fairness because lack of this information would mean to me as that it may be a matter of negotiation.
I’ve tried both and have decided that I will not post my rates on the portal.
If people are truly looking for quality and experience as opposed to the least expensive fitness professional, I feel they will reach out to those they have interest in.
I give a complimentary consultation which gives the prospective client an opportunity to determine whether I can provide the services he/she is seeking. If not, they can continue to search on this portal.
Thanks for your post.