Consulting

Consulting business

Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts

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

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.
Entrepreneurs

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.
Marketing

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.
Starting a Business

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.
Entrepreneurs

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.
Starting 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.