Consulting can be a lifestyle business, but people who use that as a criticism may be hiding their own insecurities by pushing them on you.
Consulting business ideas
Choosing a name for your consulting business means making lots of decisions. Our 25 ideas for choosing a great name can make the process a little easier.
Wondering how to get going with your business plan? Check out these five tips for moving ahead.
Even when the economy is in the dumpster, opportunities abound for consultants paying attention.
Whether you are a just getting started as a consultant or whether you’re a seasoned veteran, chances are you will need a consulting website. Gone are the days where a business card will suffice when it comes to marketing your consulting business. You’re going to need a website.
IT contracting rates vary from firm to firm and region to region. Nowadays, you may be competing with offshore contractors. But you can still carve out a niche for yourself.
If you’re interested in working as an IT consultant, these handy resources can help you on your path.
Taking consultant courses can be an effective way to jumpstart your career as a consultant. However, consultant courses aren’t always easy to find or aren’t necessarily in your area. Here are 5 great consulting course options for study that will help you launch into your next career as a consultant.
When you own a niche you are perceived as an expert in that niche. (And you will become an expert in that niche over time, if you aren’t already.) Customers feel more confident when they perceive you as an expert, and it’s easier to stand out in one area.
2. Clear elevator pitch
We’ve all met individuals at networking functions who stammer, “I’m a creative writer, but also do social media. And I love helping businesses with their financial books. And I sell audio files on the internet.” When we hear someone with such a diverse range of interests and skills, it can be difficult to know what type of work to hire this consultant for, so we don’t end up hiring them at all.
Is a social enterprise in your dreams? In this guest post, Daniel Frank of GiveACar shares some tips for starting a social enterprise.