Consulting The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Consulting en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:45:00 GMT Start Your Own Consulting Business, 4th Edition Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:45:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin 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. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT Dorie Clark 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. Sat, 17 May 2014 14:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Bookstore 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. Thu, 15 May 2014 22:30:00 GMT Anand Srinivasan 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. Fri, 09 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT Dana Brownlee Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business Here are five ways to get the word out about your consulting firm. Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Bookstore Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts If you're starting a consulting firm, make sure these details are covered. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Bookstore 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. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Bookstore 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. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Bookstore 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. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:00:00 GMT Erwin J. Keup and Peter Keup 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. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 03:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:00:00 GMT Paula Thorby 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. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 06:00:00 GMT Angela Jia Kim 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. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:15:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 03:00:00 GMT Grant Cardone 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. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 05:00:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise 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. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 06:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove 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. Fri, 02 Sep 2011 00:01:00 GMT Jennifer Merritt So You Want to Be a Consultant Here are a few things you should consider before taking the plunge. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 09:20:00 GMT Lesley Spencer Pyle 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. Fri, 01 Feb 2008 00:00:00 GMT