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How to Choose Between a Specialist and a Jack-of-All Trades
Consulting

How to Choose Between a Specialist and a Jack-of-All Trades

Deciding on the right type of consultant need not be a baffling choice. You just need to know the right variables to consider.
Rob Biederman
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How to Snag Higher Paying Gigs
Growth Strategies

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.
Dorie Clark
This One Thing Can Make or Break Your Consulting Business
Consulting business

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
Startup Funding

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.
Anand Srinivasan
Avoid These 3 Pitfalls When Opening a Consulting Business
Consulting business

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.
Dana Brownlee
Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business
Consulting business

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
Consulting business

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
Consulting business

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.
Consulting business

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
Franchises

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.
Erwin J. Keup and Peter Keup
10 Questions You Must Ask When Hiring a Social Media Consultant
Social Media

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Ways to Dip a Toe into Social Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

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.
Paula Thorby
How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

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.
Angela Jia Kim