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Strategies for Setting Consulting Fees

Strategies for Setting Consulting Fees

One area many independent and small consulting firms struggle with is pricing. Figuring out appropriate fees for services is a challenge especially when first starting out. Additionally, many new consultants usually undercharge for what they offer. So how can you set...

A Consultants’ Guide to Productization

A Consultants’ Guide to Productization

Traditionally, consultants sell services, not products. In recent years, some consultants are starting to see the benefits of productization. Making services into products makes it easier for the average consumer to understand them. It also addresses some problems...

Types of Consulting Services for Small Business

Types of Consulting Services for Small Business

To thrive in the competitive market today, small business owners normally need to hire qualified and professional consultants. Consultancy services exist for virtually every area imaginable in the operations of a small business. Depending on need, a business owner may...

How to Scope a Consulting Project

How to Scope a Consulting Project

So you’ve started talking to a potential client about a project, now what? It’s important to remember that you shouldn’t just jump into it without a plan or idea of what will be achieved by the end of a project. Scope is commonly known in the consulting industry as an...

Podcasts for Every Consultant

Podcasts for Every Consultant

Podcasts are a great resource to learn new information on the go. They are growing in popularity primarily because of their convenience and how easy it is to listen anywhere. If your working as a consultant, podcasts are an excellent way for you to stay up-to-date on...

The Right Fit: Choosing the Perfect Consultant

The Right Fit: Choosing the Perfect Consultant

Whether you’re looking to generate new business ideas, start a new project, or evaluate your management practices, a consultant can help you along the way. Choosing the right consultant for the job can be challenging but not impossible. An article by Entrepreneur...

10 Books Every Consultant Should Read (Part Two)

10 Books Every Consultant Should Read (Part Two)

This article picks up right where I left off in my two-part series on books that every consultant should read. The last five books shared below offer great advice for consultants on how to succeed in the industry and become an overall better professional....

10 Books Every Consultant Should Read (Part One)

10 Books Every Consultant Should Read (Part One)

No matter what your profession it’s crucial to be well read and for consultants, it’s the backbone of everything they do. To remain successful as a consultant, you need to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and strategies within the industry. A broad knowledge and...

What is Management Consulting?

What is Management Consulting?

Management consulting has been around for a considerable amount of time. It is considered a crucial part in helping businesses and organizations solve problems with outside help. Consultants are usually industry specific in both the public and the private sector. What...