Published: Sun, 21 Aug 2016 11:19:49 +0000
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZThere are subtle differences between being a consultant and being a freelancer. Learn why the differences matter and how it affects your clients.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZA written consulting contract is more than a binding legal agreement; a signed document is an opportunity to define the client-consultant relationship.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZA retainer agreement is a long-term, upfront contract guaranteeing a number of hours and pay between consultants or freelancers and businesses.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZLooking for a consulting business? Consider franchising with one of these consulting franchises to provide products and services to companies.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZNiche markets are proving to be lucrative for consultants who are interested in specializing in a highly-focused area of expertise and growing trend.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZWhether a consultant needs an office is a popular question that is often asked by new and veteran consultants alike.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZBefore you can enjoy the perks of working from home, you need to set up a home office that is functional and efficient and that works for your business.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZAs a business consultant, focus on ways to maximize your profits and minimize tax burdens by choosing the best business structure for your company.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZA royalty fee is a set amount of money that a franchise owner must pay as part of a franchise system; it is usually a percentage of sales.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZStart your own business and follow your passion working for yourself in one of these top ten creative twists on freelance career opportunities.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZProviding pro bono service is a popular way to build a business, but knowing the most common traps to avoid can save your business and profits.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZWe all naturally possess strengths and weaknesses, but in reality, we do not. What we do possess are natural talents and non-talents.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZWe think in order to be more productive, we have to do more to succeed.The idea of doing more to get more has been ingrained in our heads from birth.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZHiding behind a logo is not the best way to acquire new prospects and create the level of trust that is needed to become a well paid consultant.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZTo market your consulting practice using press releases, it must be relevant and current in the news and connects to something extremely relevant.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZA selling mindset is not healthy for your consulting business. Most consultants are just not good at sales. Fortunately there are better ways to become a profitable consultant.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZYou can find work, but freelancers know that bad clients run rampant online. Here are some of the best websites to help you find reputable work.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZProtect your business and its employees from cyber thieves by learning about security threats spyware poses. Here are the top six spyware threats.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZFreelance work requires a great deal of self-motivation and personal accountability. Here are some of the most productivity-killing pitfalls to avoid.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZTransitioning from full-time employee to consultant poses risks, but you can improve your chances if your former employer becomes your first client.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZWhen you write your book, make sure you have a platform to draw readers into. Write about a specific process or a problem worth solving with your expertise.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZCreating a brand image should be your first step. Integrate your unique identity into your marketing through business cards, website and social media.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZGetting certified as a Project Manager Professional can be time-consuming and difficult, but can have many career benefits for business consultants.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZClick bait drives news but at what cost to your blog if they leave? Learn to craft valuable content that keeps your website readers wanting more.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZAs a consultant or freelancer, things can get stale working at one spot. Find someplace different to work; malls, parks, libraries or coffee shops.
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZTwitter provides a direct line of communication that makes it an effective tool for marketing yourself, your brand, and for connecting with others.
2016-08-21T11:19:49Z4 cloud-based file sharing apps that you can use to quickly and efficiently send files, while avoiding the struggles of attaching documents via email
2016-08-21T11:19:49ZSharpening your writing skills is the best way to ensure continued freelance success. Here are 3 easy ways to improve your freelance writing today.