Marketing for Consultants Study (2019)

Consulting Success

How do you get new consulting clients? Do you have a system in place for winning consulting projects? If you’re a consultant, you’re in the business of marketing. To get consulting clients, you need to generate conversations with the right prospects.

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How To Develop Self-Mastery In Consulting With Mike Kitko

Consulting Success

A lot of consultants are hired for their expertise in a certain field and their familiarity with specific subject matters or jargon, but one of the more underrepresented aspects of consulting is building mastery over oneself.

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10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

You’re swimming in a vast sea of stressful news and, given today’s reality, you’re well within your rights to feel anxious, nervous and uncertain about how your consulting firm should proceed. The post 10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms appeared first on David A.

9 Quantum Leap Questions for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

You could answer a debate my team and I have engaged in: the best way to create a quantum leap in a small consulting firm’s performance. Plenty of folks are chattering about how your consulting firm can survive or stabilize in the face of an economic downturn.

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

5 Partners Your Consulting Firm Should Call This Week

David A Fields

Many of your consulting firm’s prospects are caught in the eddies of crisis and battling to stay afloat. On the other hand, you know who’s in the same boat as your consulting firm and casting about for … Continued. All Articles Consulting Consultants

2017 Consulting Fees Study

Consulting Success

We recently asked over 25,000 consultants about their approach to pricing and fees as part of our 2017 Consulting Fees Study. The most common pricing structure and approach for consultants is project based pricing. Consulting fees based on a monthly retainer equal 15.1%

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A Superior Response to “What Makes Your Consulting Firm Better?”

David A Fields

You know a rain barrel full of reasons why your consulting firm is better than other firms that do what you do. Hence, when Bethany Buttonwerk asked you why her company should work with your consulting firm instead of others she’s … Continued. All Articles Consulting Consultants

4 Steps to Scale Your Consulting Business

Consulting Success

Let’s look at how you can scale your consulting business. You’re in the position where you want to grow your consulting business. Most consultants find they hold on to the stuff that they don’t need to be doing for far too long because they think that they can do.

Designing An Irresistible Consulting Sales Presentation With Nancy Duarte: Podcast #140

Consulting Success

Business consultancy relies on your ability to have your audience believe that you can help them scale their businesses. An irresistible consulting sales presentation can be a powerful tool to deliver that impact.

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Productivity Boost for Consultants

Consulting Success

Productivity Boost for Consultants is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Videos consulting checklists Consulting Productivity Time Management for ConsultantsTranscript Hey, it’s Michael Zipursky from ConsultingSuccess.com.

Start a Consulting Business: A Proven and Practical Guide

Consulting Success

If you’ve looked into how to start a consulting business, there’s no doubt you’ve come across countless articles or videos that make it look like a no-brainer to “get rich quick.” Start a Consulting Business: A Proven and Practical Guide is a post from: Consulting Success.

How To Become A Consultant: Quit Your Job & Get Your First Client

Consulting Success

Do you want to know how to become a consultant? If you’re looking to quit your job and start a business, a consulting business is one of the best businesses to start. How To Become A Consultant: Quit Your Job & Get Your First Client is a post from: Consulting Success.

10 Consultants Share Their Best Advice: Podcast #100

Consulting Success

It is the 100thepisode of Consulting Success Podcast. Implement them in your business and apply them to your mindset to perform at even higher levels as consultants. 10 Consultants Share Their Best Advice: Podcast #100 is a post from: Consulting Success.

The Great, One-Day Consulting Experiment

David A Fields

The post The Great, One-Day Consulting Experiment appeared first on David A. All Articles Consulting ConsultantsNote: At the end of this article, you’ll be requested to join an experiment. If you’re willing to join, simply post, “Yes.” In the comments section below the article.

2019 Consulting Fees Study (And How To Raise Your Rates)

Consulting Success

So, you want to raise your consulting fees? Most consultants do. This year, we sent out our most comprehensive consulting fees survey to date. 2019 Consulting Fees Study (And How To Raise Your Rates) is a post from: Consulting Success.

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10 Common, Avoidable Mistakes Consultants Make on Video Calls

David A Fields

Consultants would frequently travel thousands of miles, sardined next to strangers (crazy, right?). Even then, your consulting firm’s best, everyday outreach tool was your telephone. The post 10 Common, Avoidable Mistakes Consultants Make on Video Calls appeared first on David A.

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5 Consultant Strategies for Getting Unstuck

David A Fields

Or your consulting firm is stuck. Write a book, or track consulting project profitability, or win a consulting project from the Danish royal family.) Or some Godzilla task smashed its way to the forefront and all your (consulting firm’s) work has … Continued.

How to Spot Your Goldilocks Consulting Opportunities

David A Fields

What’s the ideal consulting opportunity for your consulting firm? There are myriad guidelines you could apply to pinpoint your ideal consulting opportunity. The post How to Spot Your Goldilocks Consulting Opportunities appeared first on David A.

LA Consulting Mastermind

Consulting Success

If you’d like to have us share and discuss with you the latest best practices to grow and scale your consulting business… If you’d like to review, refine, and optimize your current offerings and develop more leveraged and high value ways to deliver them… If.

5 Keys to Great, Consulting Firm Marketing

David A Fields

Sit back and imagine your consulting firm as pure, rich, creamy scoops of ice cream. Prospects and consulting opportunities are the hot fudge that pours onto your icy practice in a steady, glossy stream of chocolatey richness. All Articles Consulting Consultants

How To Win Government Consulting Jobs With Abhijit Verekar: Podcast #138

Consulting Success

How To Win Government Consulting Jobs With Abhijit Verekar: Podcast #138 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Consulting Business Consulting With Government Government Consulting Jobs Information Technology IT Infrastructures mentorship

What is consulting?

Tom Spencer

When people think of consultants, they tend to visualize professionally suited employees, degrees from the best schools, high pay-checks and fancy travel stories. Consulting though has many aspects – it’s not just about smooth talking. What value do consultants provide?

10 Ways to Have Fun in Consulting

David A Fields

You probably spend more time working as a consultant than you spend in any other role in your life right now. The post 10 Ways to Have Fun in Consulting appeared first on David A. All Articles Consulting Consultants

How to Scale Your Consulting Business to $1M (And Beyond)

Consulting Success

Are you ready to scale and grow your consulting business? This is a time when many consultants feel like they are starting to hit a wall (or maybe you’re already smacked your head against it and are feeling a dizzying pain). You’ve got a steady stream of projects.

2018 Consulting Fees Study

Consulting Success

I’m excited to share the results of our 2018 Consulting Fees Study with you. Each year we poll our list of consultants. With over 33,000 consultants getting our regular emails, it’s a sizeable and meaningful group to poll. I’ll quickly mention that our 2018 Marketing for Consultants Study will also be. 2018 Consulting Fees Study is a post from: Consulting Success.

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Consultant’s Guide to Productization: How To Productize Consulting Services

Consulting Success

What could be better than packaging your consulting services into products? Productizing your consulting services can be an incredibly profitable move. It can help you scale your consulting business. It can be your ticket to creating a consulting business you can sell. Consultant’s Guide to Productization: How To Productize Consulting Services is a post from: Consulting Success. Productization is a hot topic today.

The #1 Marketing Tactic for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Two quick questions for you: What are your favorite marketing tactics to promote your consulting firm? What marketing tactics should you use to promote your consulting firm? The post The #1 Marketing Tactic for Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A.

Profitable Prospecting For Consultants with Mark Hunter: Podcast #103

Consulting Success

Prospecting, especially when you are still starting your consulting business, can be a nightmare. In this episode, Mark Hunter, the man behind The Sales Hunter, shares how he created his consulting business, how he got his notable clients, and how to do profitable prospecting for consultants.

Scaling A Multi-Million Dollar Consulting Firm With Jennifer Brown: Podcast #122

Consulting Success

Today, Michael Zipursky chats with Jennifer Brown of Jennifer Brown Consulting about running her multi-million-dollar consultancy and working with clients like Adobe, Samsung, and Coca-Cola, to name a few.

Consulting Proposals: Bad, Good, and Very Good

David A Fields

I know this because your consulting firm wins consulting projects. I know this, too, because your consulting firm loses some consulting opportunities and some of the projects you win are smaller than they could be. All Articles Consulting Consultants

Starting A Consulting Business With No Experience

Consulting Success

Starting a consulting business with no experience is easy. Today, anybody can start their own consulting business. If you have a computer, a phone, and a place to do your work, you have everything you need to start a consulting business.

Two Issues Your Consulting Firm Must Confront to Win Projects in Uncertain Times

David A Fields

Your consulting firm has probably encountered more resistance from prospective clients than usual over the past eight weeks. The basics of winning consulting projects haven’t changed. To win consulting … Continued. All Articles Consulting Consultants

Consulting Resume: Complete Guide

Management Consulted

The management consultant resume is the most important document in the recruiting process. But have no fear – we are here to help you craft your perfect management consulting resume. The post Consulting Resume: Complete Guide appeared first on Management Consulted.

Negotiation Tips for Independent Consultants

Successful Independent Consulting

Negotiating is typically hard for everyone, but it’s especially tough for consultants. With her permission, here are her three essential negotiation tips that every consultant should know. It’s our nature to make the client happy, so negotiating for a higher rate feels awkward.

Your Consulting Firm’s Worst Enemy

David A Fields

It’s easy to imagine your consulting firm’s worst nemesis is a competitive consulting firm, a procurement department, your prospects’ internal staff, or gingivitis. However, the biggest threat to your consulting firm’s growth is much closer to home and much more personal.

Building A High-Performance Consulting Team with Jeff Hahn: Podcast #105

Consulting Success

Consulting is a job for the strong and organized, especially when it comes to dealing with multiple companies. Jeff Hahn, the founding partner of Apron Food PR, shares why he decided to go out on his own and start his own consulting business.