How to Start a Consulting Service

  • by Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Narrated by Michael Drew Shaw
  • 3 hrs and 51 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Discover how to turn your expertise into a profitable business.
As a private consultant, you can turn the expertise and knowledge you already have into a successful business. This easy-to-use guide shows you how, from marketing yourself to billing for your time to planning for taxes and much more. This guide is chock-full of everything you need to know to become a well-paid consultant, including:



Overviews of the top 20 consulting businesses thriving today, with answers to commonly asked questions.
Proven tips and advice for assessing your skills and discovering your niche, finding and keeping clients, deciding what to charge, developing a winning style, and more.

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Don't waste your money

This book is completely outdated and only the first few minutes are about a consulting business. The rest of the book is nothing more than general business principles most of which don't even apply to a service business like consulting.
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- COsunshine

not worth it

I enjoyed the first 45 minutes. Then I noticed the word "consulting" dropped completely. Then I notice that this audio book is just a compilation of articles on Entrepreneur most of which I am familiar with. Compared to "Small Business Bible" a real audio book this is just popular business ideas put together not worth the $41.00 I paid.
I think this is a new selling technique like Movie Trailer Syndrome. Watch the movie trailer and you have seen the best of the movie, Free. This audio book is like that. But thinking about it what can 3hr + tell you about business?
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- Joseph

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-09-2006
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Media, Inc.