Start Your Own Consulting Business



    Starting a consulting business is one of the best ways to leverage your expertise into a profitable career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, consulting is predicted to be the industry with the largest growth from 2008 to 2018. Depending on your skills and experience, starting a consulting business can be done quickly and affordably.

    In his book, Getting Started as A Consultant, Alan Weiss, Ph.D. defines consulting as the application of talents, expertise, experiences and other relevant attributes, which results in an improvement in the clients condition, (p. 1). In essence, a consultant uses his knowledge to identify problems, recommend solutions, and assist in making change.


    Leslie Truex is a freelance writer and author on the subjects of small business, telecommuting and marketing. Her books include The Work-At-Home Success Bible (Adams Media, 2009) and Jobs Online: How to Find and Get a Work-At-Home Job. She's the owner of the 14 year old, which has been recognized by telework and small business associations as a quality resource for work-at-home information. She has appeared on The Daily Buzz,, Women's World Magazine, Redbook, and in a host of other media outlets.


    You have a business license, a contract and an office, but without clients, you dont have a business. Once youve done the busy work to establish your business, your most important task is marketing. Even when you have clients, marketing is crucial to ensuring you always have enough work to stay in business.

    The first rule of marketing is realize that its not about you. That might sound like a contradiction since marketing is about enticing clients to hire you. But clients dont buy you for how great you are or how many letters appear after your name. They buy the results you can give them.


    Start Your Own Consulting Business

    + Introduction to Starting a Consulting Business

    + How to get started

    + Business Structure

    + Marketing

    + ...and much more

    View more

    Number of Pages: 35
    Format(s): Ebook - ISBN: 9781614644620
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: Economics & Finance
    Publisher: Hyperink

    Books by Leslie Truex

    Ebook (ePub)

    RRP: £2.80

    Total: £2.80

    Save: £0.00 per copy!

    Currently out of stock

    Books TV & Movies

    You might also like...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace ( who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK!