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I also share my lessons learned and highlights from my WFA adventures.

 
All blogs are "human written" from concept to publication by Patrice Davis.

How to Build A Multi-Six-Figure Consulting Business

Learn my story and how you can start creating your own work from anywhere consulting business.

10 Tips to Generate Leads For Your Consulting or Freelance Business become a consultant business consulting freelance business freelance consulting freelancer independent consultant lead generation marketing

I remember a conversation I had with my former business coach when I shared the method I was using to generate leads for my business. Her suggestion on how to add rocket fuel to my lead generation strategy was simple and effective.

Today that simple suggestion is generating more leads than we can...

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Writing A Proposal That Sells, Wins Clients, Does Double Duty and Beats Your Sales Goals become a consultant business proposal business sales consulting consulting sales consulting services freelance business proposal sales call

A proposal is a document that is designed to convince a company to buy a product or service.  There are proposals we prepare to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP is typically created to attract bids from vendors, tends to be prescriptive and includes detailed information...

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5 Marketing Strategies to Prepare For Your Fourth Quarter 4q become a consultant consulting business fourth quarter freelance consultant freelancer independent consultant lead generation sales goals

After almost four years of running an independent consulting business, I’ve started to notice some quarterly trends in business activity. For example, the first quarter of a new year has shown a similar amount of interest in our consulting services with a predictable change in the second...

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Promoting, Positioning and Partnering to Grow Your Consulting Business become a consultant business consulting consulting business

Congratulations! You launched your consulting or coaching business but now what?

If you’re like some of the early-stage entrepreneurs I’ve worked with, you’re probably hearing that you should go after high-dollar clients, but maybe you can’t because you haven’t...

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How Automation Can Boost Revenue and ROI for Your Consulting Business automation become a consultant business processes consultations consulting business consulting client

I often tell the story of the mild anxiety I used to feel as a new entrepreneur when I read a prospective client’s email. It wasn’t because I wasn’t happy to get the email. It was because I was knee-deep in client delivery mode. I was already working on a client...

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How to Start a Consulting Business With Under $500 become a consultant business consultant consulting business freelance consultant freelancer independent consultant

An independent consulting business has one of the lowest start-up costs.

 As a new consultant, you basically need to a website, a logo, a scheduling application, a project management system, and maybe a customer relationship management system (CRM). The CRM is optional especially since there...

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Landing Your First Six-Figure Contract become a consultant business consultant consulting business consulting client consulting fees six-figure contract six-figures

For many new consultants, signing a six-figure contract that provides payment in full within a twelve-month period seems like a pipe dream. But it is possible.

One year into my business, I received an unsolicited request for proposal (RFP) to develop a three-module, video-based federal grant...

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8 Reasons Companies Hire Consultants become a consultant business consulting consulting business consulting service how to become a consultant

Let’s look at the hard numbers---the U.S. government spent $16.9 billion on consultants between 2019-2020.

The global management consulting market was expected to grow from $892 billion in 2021 to $973 billion in 2022.

If you’re wondering how the global management consulting market...

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5 Steps to Transition From an Employee to an Entrepreneur become a consultant business processes client satisfaction entrepreneur independent consultant key performance indicators mindset professional development

Gone are the days when you saved seven different versions of your resume, one for each slight variation of the many job postings you monitored. You likely shudder at the thought of smiling through the multi-step recruitment whac-a-mole of the screening call, the hiring manager interview, the...

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What Is A Consultant? become a consultant business consultant business consulting consulting business consulting service what is a consultant

You likely have in demand skills, expertise, and experience that you can leverage to launch an independent consulting business.

 

Let’s first define what a consultant is.

 

What is a consultant?

According to Consultancy.au, a consultant is a person who provides professional or...

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16 Time Management Tips for Solo Consultants become a consultant consulting business consulting service independent consultant solo consultant time management work from anywhere

There is no shortage of advice about how to manage (and optimize) your time as an entrepreneur. I’ve given this some thought and decided to share the time management strategies I found helpful when I was a solo consultant and now that I have a small staff.

Some of these tips...

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My WFA Adventure in Barcelona, Spain barcelona become a consultant independent consultant new consultant traveling consultant work from anywhere

Barcelona is a beautiful city full of amazing sights.

It is also the capital city of Spain’s autonomous Catalonia region and is known for its art and architecture. 

I arrived in Barcelona in June 2022 after spending eight days with my children in Germany because my youngest was...

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