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Time Tracking For Consultants: Increase Your Productivity, Profitability, & Fees

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As a consultant, should you be tracking your time? If so, how? The latest data from our consulting industry study showed that 58% of consultants use an hourly rate or project rate (based on hours).

How To Start A Consulting Business In 2022 (6 Steps & Study) DUPLICATE

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This is the ultimate guide — with data — on how to start a consulting business in 2022. By the end of this guide, you’ll know how to turn your skills and expertise into a profitable and successful consulting business. Let’s dive right in. (If

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5-Step Consulting Marketing Strategy To Get Clients Consistently

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Are you having trouble building a consulting marketing strategy that helps you get clients consistently? According to our How To Start A Consulting Business Study, marketing is the BIGGEST challenge for consultants.

Why Every Consultant Should Write A Book (& How To Do It) With Stacy Ennis: Podcast #258

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As a consultant, why should you write a book? What does it do for you? In today’s episode, Stacy Ennis, the CEO and Founder of the Nonfiction Book School, shares the internal and external benefits of writing a book.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Secrets To Unlock Endless Consulting Referrals With Bob Burg: Podcast #255

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Building relationship is key to bringing clients to your door. This principle will help maximize those clients who are also interested in what you sell, so when you leverage your relationships, you also generate ongoing sales opportunities.

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How Consultants Stand Out In A Mass Messaging World With Jamie Mustard: Podcast #257

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As a consultant, it can be very challenging to stand out in a world overloaded with content. Right now, people have the power to just Google you up and decide whether or not they want to work with you. So instead of trying to communicate with everyone, focus on your strengths. Share your story and.

How To Design A Consulting Business & Lifestyle That You Love With Dr. Benjamin Ritter: Podcast #253

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Starting up a consulting business is not the easiest thing to do. You need to find clients so that they can make those referrals. You need to market yourself online with legit testimonials to make yourself look professional. You also need a pricing strategy.

Selling Made Simple For Consultants With Nikki Rausch: Podcast #256

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Can you close a sale quickly with your sales strategies right now? Listen to your host Michael Zipursky as he talks with Nikki Rausch about selling made simple for consultants through effective sales conversations to get more clients and generate more income!

The Future Of Entrepreneurial Consulting With Jared Nichols: Podcast #251

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People fear the future because they think they can’t control it. However, if you know how to anticipate, then perhaps you can take on the reins and continue to thrive. If you are a consultant struggling to see what is up ahead, you’re in for a great episode!

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

How To Sell Your Expertise, Win Deals, & Become A Rainmaker With Robert Chen: Podcast #254

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Tap into more significant opportunities and watch yourself grow professionally. Join your host Michael Zipursky as he talks with Robert Chen about selling your expertise, winning deals, and becoming a rainmaker.

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Mastering the Solo Consulting Business Model with Cynthia Mills: Podcast #245

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Elevating your consulting business involves more than having the right strategy, leadership, client, or customer approach. The best tool you can have is someone’s help to coach you with the critical resources in your business and guide your processes.

Thought Leadership Marketing For Consultants: Quick-Start Guide

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What is thought leadership marketing and why is it a powerful marketing strategy for consultants? Thought leadership marketing is a form of marketing where you share your expertise on a specific topic. As consultants, our expertise is our product.

Consulting Agreement: Template, Best Practices, & Examples

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What is a consulting agreement, when should you use one, and how do you create them? A consulting agreement is a document between you and your client that formalizes the project you’ve outlined in your consulting proposal.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

6 Ways Consultants Can Handle Capacity Issues & Increased Demand

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Have you ever felt like you were so busy delivering on consulting projects that you had no time to work on your business? This is a very common scenario for independent consultants and small firms. You’re at the point where your marketing is dialed in. You’re winning business consistently.

The 7 Best CRMs For Consultants (& How To Use Them To Win Clients)

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What are the best CRMs for consultants? CRM” stands for customer relationship management, a type of software that helps you manage relationships with your current and prospective clients. Consulting is a relationship business.

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How To Create Undeniable “Hype” Around Your Consulting Services With Michael F. Schein: Podcast #243

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Are you equipped with a good amount of knowledge and skills for your services? In today’s episode, Michael Shein, founder of MicroFame Media, shares his insights on how you can create undeniable hype around your consulting services.

Hiring Best Practices For Solo Consultants & Small Firms with Chelsea C. Williams: Podcast #250

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Everyone in the business knows you can only go as far as your people take you. That is why the talent piece is often the most challenging in terms of growing your business. Here to impart her expertise around talent development is Chelsea C. Williams.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

Personal Branding For Consultants: Be Authentic To Get More Clients

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Personal branding for consultants: what is it, and why should you care? Many consultants are lost when it comes to building a brand. They think “branding” is all about their logo or their website. Now, your logo and website are a part of your brand. But your logo and website are only one piece of.

How To Build A Superstar Consulting Brand With Damon Holowchak: Podcast #239

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If everything’s been done and everybody’s doing everything right, how can you stand out and build a superstar consulting brand? Michael Zipursky welcomes Damon Holowchak, the CEO of Super Collider Consulting Inc. The key is to identify what you stand for. Why do you do what you do?

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Building & Selling a Consulting Business with Alex Langshur: Podcast #244

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One big part of starting a business that some tend to forget to consider is selling it off. While it may seem such a heartbreak to exit a business you’ve worked so hard to build, it is nevertheless an important aspect of success. In this episode, Michael Zipursky is joined by Alex Langshur.

Business Development for Consultants Masterclass with Bob Wiesner: Podcast #247

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What is the winning rate in your firm? Are your strategies delivering excellent outcomes that lead to generating revenue? Listen to your host Michael Zipursky as he talks with Bob Wiesner about identifying ROI and profitability for business development and success.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

How To Sell Consulting Services (Without “Selling Out”) With Andy Paul: Podcast #252

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What kind of sales approach are you implementing? Are you sure you’re building relationships with your buyers the right way? Join your host Michael Zipursky as he talks with Andy Paul about mastering the art of selling consulting services without selling out.

How Coaches & Mentors Fast-Track Your Consulting Business Growth with MaryBeth Maskovas: Podcast #242

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Building and growing a business is not easy. It requires a lot of work, time, and money. So how can you fast-track your consulting business’ growth?

From Recruiting to HR Consulting: The Community Building Approach to Getting Clients with Tess Sloane: Podcast #246

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Did you know that you could build your business off of building relationships? This is achievable using the community building approach to getting clients. Having a community even before you launch so that once you do, you’ve already cultivated and fostered those relationships.

6 Steps To Build A Recession-Proof Business (For Consultants)

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There is a lot of talk right now about us being in a recession or the likelihood of us entering one soon. Regardless of when this happens (it’s not a question of IF, but WHEN) there are steps you can take to prepare and prosper as a result. Your consulting business should be a recession-proof.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

How To Create Lasting Consulting Partnerships & Relationships With Almira Bardai: Podcast #240

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The consulting business is a people business. Partnerships and relationships are vital to the growth of consulting firms.

How to Expand Your Consulting Business to a Global Marketplace with Laura Kriska: Podcast #248

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You have to develop the ability to collaborate with different people. Join your host Michael Zipursky as he interviews Laura Kriska on integrated cultural experience and expanding consulting business to a global marketplace.

How Consultants Can Use Failure To Futureproof Their Business With Colin Hunter: Podcast #225

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No one knows what the future brings. If uncertainty is a fact of life and business, then you should be ready to futureproof your business. Michael Zipursky discusses getting ready for the future with the CEO and founder of Potential Squared, Colin Hunter.

How To Write Your Consulting Firm Mission Statement (& Why It’s Important)

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What’s your consulting firm’s mission statement? Mission statements for consulting businesses are notoriously difficult to write. In a few sentences, you must summarize why your business exists and the changes you want to make in the world.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

From Solo Consultant To Building A Team (Boutique Firm) With Kay Formanek: Podcast #241

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Are you a solo entrepreneur who wishes to build your own team? Kay Formanek’s perspective on spending your time fruitfully, especially when it comes to your work, is exceptional.

How To Start A Consulting Business In 2021 (6 Steps)

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This is the ultimate guide on how to start a consulting business in 2021. By the end of this guide, you’ll know how to turn your skills and expertise into a profitable and successful consulting business. Let’s dive right in.

How To Replace Yourself & Scale Your Consulting Business With Sarah McVanel: Podcast #238

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Do you want to scale your consulting business? Michael Zipursky welcomes Sarah McVanel, the President and founder of Greatness Magnified. Sarah shares that before you scale, you first need to discover if doing so will bring you joy. If you figure it will start by growing your team.

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Pulling the Right Levers for Rapid Consulting Revenue Growth with Felix Velarde: Podcast #215

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Growing the revenue of your consulting business is not an easy task. There are many ways to do this whether it be marketing yourself better or having a clear proposition. Launch your consulting business by pulling the right levers with your host Michael Zipursky and his guest Felix Velarde.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.