1. Money
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.
Jay Niblick

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jay Niblick

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How to Market Your Consulting Business by Writing and Speaking Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Two consultant marketing strategies are article writing and public speaking. Don’t deviate from education-based marketing if you want great results.
    • More Blogging Tips for Consultants [Part 2] Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Blogs should not be thought of as fancy marketing brochures. They’re an almost unmatched way to bring prospects to you and interact with them.
    • How to Get More Consulting Prospects by Blogging Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Blogging is a targeted and often well networked marketing method for consultants that requires much less time than print or video marketing.
    • The 3 Golden Rules to More Consulting Clients Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      The golden rule to education based marketing is to give it away for free. But if you give the solution away, then why would they need you anymore?
    • Attract More Consulting Clients Using Social Media Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Social media provides a way to educate your tribe. To build a profitable consulting practice you need to use several social media channels together.
    • What's the Best Form of Marketing for Consultants? Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Education based marketing is delivered to clients through written materials, publicity, seminars, webinars, podcasts, blogs, websites, and videos.
    • Insurance for Your Home-based Consulting Business Created: Friday, November 02, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Many times, consultants working from a home office assume that a standard homeowners policy will cover losses related to a home-based business. Unfortunately, that is not the case. To mitigate your...
    • How to Get Hired by a Consulting Firm Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      If you're looking to join a consulting firm rather than becoming an independent consultant, there are pros and cons. Here are a few points to consider when deciding what to do.
    • How to Create a Great Consulting Business Plan Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      A business plan is dynamic and designed to be modified as the business grows. Its structure is flexible. Your business plan needs to be quick and effective.
    • The Risks and Rewards of Starting a Consulting Practice Created: Saturday, June 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Starting a Consulting practice has its risks and rewards. This guide will help to decide if being an independent business consultant is right for you.
    • Profitable Consulting Tips for Dealing With Hagglers Created: Monday, June 23, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Consultants don't realize that when you lower your consulting fee, you've enabled a behavior that will cost you money and jeopardize your practice.
    • 3 Profitable Consulting Resources You Must Have to Succeed Created: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
      There are 3 basic but powerful consulting business tools that you must have to appear professional, competent and worthy of your prospect’s business.
    • What are the 4 Best Business Structures for Consultants? Created: Friday, June 20, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      As a business consultant, focus on ways to maximize your profits and minimize tax burdens by choosing the best business structure for your company.
    • Royalty Fee Created: Thursday, November 01, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
      View the definition of royalty fee.
    • Find the Companies You Want to Work With and Grow Your Consulting Business Created: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
      Grow your consulting business by targeting new clients, using these six highly effective ways of approaching a prospective customer.
    • What's a Consultant’s True Purpose? Created: Sunday, June 08, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014
      Consulting isn't just telling someone what to do. Your job is to ensure the objectives toward your clients goal and improve their overall condition.
    • Benefits of Obtaining Project Management Certification Created: Thursday, October 11, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014
      Project Management Professional PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management CAPM are among project management certifications offered by the Project Management Institute. Find out the benefits of...
    • Do Consultants Need a Website? Created: Monday, May 19, 2014 Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014
      It’s 2014, and if you don’t have a web presence, you’re dead. In today’s connected world, it shouldn't be hard to see why they're wrong.
    • Why Branding is Vital to Your Consulting Business Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014
      Creating a brand image should be your first step. Integrate your unique identity into your marketing through business cards, website and social media.
    • Marketing Your Consulting Business: How To Create Great Brochures Created: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014
      Brochures can be an important part of any branding or marketing strategy. They convey who you are, what you do, and show off your professionalism.
    • The Best Consultant Phone Systems for Your Home Based Business Created: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014
      What can make or break your consulting business is the phone service you choose. Such things are so commonly considered minor, insignificant details.
    • Do Consultants Need a Website? [Part 2] Created: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
      How to create an effective consultant website, that is a lead generating magnet and turns prospects into leads and paying customers.
    • Top 10 Creative Freelance Careers Created: Monday, October 29, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
      Start your own business and follow your passion working for yourself in one of these top 10 creative twists on freelance career opportunities.
    • Retainer Fee Created: Sunday, January 20, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
      Definition of retainer fee. Consulting / Freelance.
    • Outsourcing for Business Consulting Success Created: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
      Outsource as many business tasks as possible. Ask yourself what tasks and duties can someone else do that free me up my time to generate revenue.
    • 1099 Form Created: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014
      Learn what forms are required by the IRS to show earnings as a freelancer.
    • Consultant Strengths vs. Consultant Weaknesses Created: Sunday, May 11, 2014 Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014
      We all naturally possess strengths and weaknesses, but in reality, we don’t. What we do possess are natural talents and non-talents.
    • Why Do Consultants Need CRM Software? Created: Saturday, May 10, 2014 Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014
      Why do consultants need a CRM? Ben Tristem specializes in helping business owners understand technology that makes their business more successful.
    • Consulting Fees and Self Confidence Created: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
      Poor consulting profits have less to do with a lack of understanding consulting and more to do with a lack of confidence.
    • 8 Steps to Branding Your Consulting Practice Created: Sunday, April 27, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
      Follow our guidelines when selecting your consulting business brand. When people see your consulting practice, the first thing they see is your name.
    • 5 Productivity Tools for Your Consulting Practice Created: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
      Productivity is key to growing a strong consulting business. Your business should always be trying to grow and improve by having the right software.
    • Does a Consultant Need an Office? Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
      Whether a consultant needs an office is a popular question that is often asked by new and veteran consultants alike.

    ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.