The Consulting Blog on Accelerating your Business and Success.

Consulting Industry Pitfalls to Avoid

Despite great leaps and bounds in the independent consulting industry in terms of growth, there has also been some bad press received by consultants overall, where it has been claimed that these firms and individuals do not provide value for money. In order to ensure that you, and your consulting business, avoid these pitfalls, it […]

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Finding Consulting Clients

Finding new business in any field can be tricky, and sometimes even more so when consulting services are concerned. As a consultant, you are not selling a product as such. You are selling your knowledge. You don’t have anything tangible to present, so how do you go about approaching new clients about your consulting firm? […]

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How Much Business is out There?

How much consulting work and business is really out there? A combination of the tough economic situation, and the associated move by companies to outsource many tasks, rather than employ full time staff to accomplish these tasks. This means that there is a lot of potential work for consultants out there in the market, and […]

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Debunking Consulting Business Myths

To an outsider, there are many half-truths and whole lies about consulting businesses that may seem plausible, even credible. This article looks at a few of those myths in the cold clear light of day, and identifies the truth behind the rumors. Being a Consultant is Easy Sure, it looks great to outsiders: standing around, […]

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Consulting Opportunities – Keep Your Doors Open

A world of opportunities are out there and today’s employers are leaning towards hiring business consultants rather than employees. According to a report from Cal Poly, about 27% of consultants are self-employed. In today’s economy, that figure is bound to increase. As labor forces dwindle, the need for consulting expertise rises. Consulting opportunities look even better […]

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Consulting Career What Kind Do You Want?

There are so many kinds of consulting out there these days that it would be impossible to list them all, however, if you are thinking about a consulting career or wanting to get involved in the profession, this article will try and outline some of the more common types of consulting services. Process Improvement Consulting […]

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How To Develop a Consultants Marketing Plan

Regardless of the size of your consulting businesses, your marketing plan should include input from every aspect of your consultancy. If your consulting practice is small, you should get feedback from your accountant, your attorney and any other connected party. If your consulting business is larger, get input from every department. The involvement of these […]

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Marketing Plan for Business Consulting Services

If you’re offering business consulting services then an effective marketing plan should be squarely at the center of all your business. The Dictionary of Marketing Terms defines marketing “as the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational goals.” […]

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Marketing Consulting Services – Behind the Scene

The consulting services industry is volatile, far ranging and cyclical. The consultant’s expertise is at the core of consultancy. Qualified expertise may get the buyer’s attention, but when it comes to sealing the deal, nothing bears more clout than a verifiable record of accomplishment, which translates into real value. When it comes to marketing consulting […]

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