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The Consultant's Quick Start Guide: An Action Plan for Your First Year in Business
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pfeiffer & Co
Publication date December 22, 2008
Pages 249
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780470372319
ISBN-10 0470372311
Dimensions 0.75 by 8 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $38.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: The Consultant's Quick Start Guide offers a practical approach to setting up a consulting business. Throughout the guide, Elaine Biech--author of the best-selling The Business of Consulting--shares both her own secrets as well as those of numerous other successful consultants. With a focus on the business side of consulting, Biech takes you through a painless, fill-in-the-blanks, step-by-step process for setting up your consulting firm. New sections include:
  • Why A Consulting Career—Five Reasons Why You May Be a Good Investment
  • How Much Will Clients Pay?
  • Your first "To Do" List
  • What to call your business
  • Creating and writing Business Plans
  • Office Location Options
  • Setting up your office, including Furnishing Your Office and planning your Technical Needs
  • Electronic Records, including Monthly Expense Records, Revenue Projections, and Invoicing
  • Staying Organized, including a Session Planner
  • Determining your market niche
  • Creating your marketing plan
  • Developing your website
  • Reviewing your first year with your family
  • Electronic resource list, available online
  • Skills And Knowledge Required of Consultants

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2 edition from Pfeiffer & Co (December 22, 2008)
9780470372319 | details & prices | 249 pages | 8.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $38.00
About: The Consultant's Quick Start Guide offers a practical approach to setting up a consulting business.
from Pfeiffer & Co (May 23, 2001)
9780787956677 | details & prices | 243 pages | 8.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Your complete blueprint for starting out in the consulting world!

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