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Are You Ready To Start Your Consulting Business?

by Dr. Saaid

These days, social media have made it really easy to start your own consulting business. So you might be asking yourself, How do you I know that I am now ready to start my consulting business? There are a few things that you might want to think about. However, once you know a few basic things, starting a consulting business is only a few clicks away.

The first step to starting your own consulting business is to decide what field is your specialty. For example, you might feel that finance is something that you are good at. By looking at what you are good at, you can decide what kind of companies you can help as a consultant. Businesses look to consultants for help and advice, and so it would be best to choose a subject that you are good at or have interest in.

You might worry about is whether or not you need a special certificate to be a consultant. Having a certificate is not completely necessary as long as you know what you are talking about. Talking to other people who are already consultants and looking up information on what you would like to do will help you look responsible and trustworthy.

Another part of looking trustworthy is marketing your consulting business. You can get in touch with companies who you think would be interested in your business. You can also put ads on the Internet or in newspapers. Once you start doing consulting work, it gets easier to find more companies to work with. Soon people will see you are an expert at what you do, and they will give you more work.

When you ask yourself whether you are now ready to start your own consulting business, the idea might seem impossible. However, by getting out and meeting people, you can start a consulting business very easily.

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has more than 30 years of working experience covering Banking, Project Management, Property Development, Education and Consulting serving in various capacities from Executive to Chief Operating Officer. He has provided consultancy services and in-house trainings to small and large organizations both from the private and public sectors. You can follow him on Twitter at @drsaaid.

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Greg Miliates July 9, 2011 at 11:51 PM

Put all your chances as you start a business. don’t expect too much but strive hard.

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