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Starting Consulting Business

Advertising for Consultants: Giving Your Message Meaning

It doesn’t matter if you specialize in marketing, SEO consulting, or IT, you should only advertise with purpose and a strategic plan. Generally, one-dimensional advertising is ineffective and lacks foresight by the cost-conscious consultant. One-dimensional advertising is like one roll at the crap table. Basically the advertiser is throwing a message out and hoping is takes …

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Putting Consulting Proposals Together

Your firm has received a request for a consulting proposal (RFP). A solid proposal will give you a good shot at getting the new project. You need to do a thorough job because if you don’t your “hungry” competitors will. Especially when you’re just staring out in the business of consulting there will be lots …

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Advertising Methods for Business Consultants

Whether you’re just starting a consulting firm, or looking for more ways to market an existing business, there are probably numerous advertising possibilities you’ve overlooked. Here are a few methods that you might want to look into and consider. Online Advertising Considering that most people turn to Google, and not the yellow pages, when looking …

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Taking Care of the Finances

As a new business owner, wanting to start a consultancy you are probably raring to go. Excited to get your new venture off the ground, and not thinking much about financial management. Stop. Financial management is one area of business where you simply cannot afford to fly by the seat of your pants. If you don’t stay …

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Take the Leap and Become a Consultant

I agree that launching any new business is a risky and daunting task, but,  there are a few things you can do to make sure your transition from salaried employee to full time business consultant is as easy and painless as possible. Start Working Part Time If you are really serious and want to become …

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