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How to Snag Higher Paying Gigs

Starting out as a consultant, freelancer or entrepreneur can be daunting: The pickings are slim. But as businesspeople build up their clientele, they can start to be choosier about what projects they take on.

This One Thing Can Make or Break Your Consulting Business

There are hundreds of consulting businesses out there. Here's how to set yours apart.

Paying Monthly Bills Before the Company Has Earned a Dime

How do you survive in a startup's infancy before there's a sale or even a product? See what these nine entrepreneurs did.

Avoid These 3 Pitfalls When Opening a Consulting Business

If done correctly, a consulting business can be lucrative for an entrepreneur. To get people on the right path, here are three mistakes to avoid.

Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business

Here are five ways to get the word out about your consulting firm.

Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts

If you're starting a consulting firm, make sure these details are covered.

Too Much? Too Little? How to Set Fees for Your New Consulting Business

As a new business owner, you may not know what you should charge for your consulting services. Here's some advice.

Starting a Consulting Firm? 10 Reasons Your Clients Need You.

A look at what companies are looking for consultants to do and which 10 consulting services are in demand today.

How to Build Your Franchise on a Solid Staffing Foundation

The people running your new operation are crucial to its success, and training is key.

10 Questions You Must Ask When Hiring a Social Media Consultant

What you need to know when looking for the right person to represent your brand on social media.

4 Ways to Dip a Toe into Social Entrepreneurship

As the number of social-entrepreneurs rise, catering to sustainably-minded ventures makes good business. Here's how to ease into working with these companies and how to grow with the trend too.

How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

The key is to provide extra-special treatment, says expert Angela Jia Kim. Your perceived weakness may be your greatest strength.

Zig Ziglar: A Life Lived at the Top

A look back on the life one of the world's most famous salesmen -- a man who inspired millions with his straight-talking, positive words of wisdom.

How to Stop Offering Free Advice and Make the Sale

In this special 'Ask Entrepreneur' feature, sales pro Grant Cardone shares insight on how consultants can close deals without giving away their expertise for free.

How to Be Cash-Flow Positive on Day 1

When Caroline Ceniza-Levine quit her day job to start a business, she needed to have revenue coming in immediately. Hear how she did it.

When Outsourcing Social Media Marketing Makes Sense

While most businesses should handle social media in-house, Entrepreneur writer Mikal Belicove says there's at least one reason to hire a consultant.

Three Tips to Start a Consulting Business

Ready to use your industry expertise to strike out on your own? Consider these tactics to get your business off to a successful start.

So You Want to Be a Consultant

Here are a few things you should consider before taking the plunge.

50 Steps to Startup Success

We've tapped the minds of business experts and entrepreneurs to bring you the essential steps to launching a business.

How to Become a College Planning Consultant

If you can tell a Harvard student from a UC Berkeley student and know all there is to know about college, it's time to throw your mortarboard into the entrepreneurial arena by becoming a college planning consultant.

Buying a B2B Franchise

How to get into the booming business consulting industry

Hiring an SEO Consultant

Don't outsource your search engine optimization without asking these 10 questions.

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