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5 stupid things I did to get clients when I started my consulting business

wasting time

Apparently I hit a nerve with last week’s 3 Huge Mistakes post: a lot of you said you’ve been wasting time on busyness instead of business, and as a result haven’t been able to get clients. In today’s post, I’ll share 5 stupid things I did to get clients when I started my consulting business. […]

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3 huge mistakes that took me years to overcome (I bet you’ve made at least 1, if not all 3)

When you start consulting, you’re going to make mistakes. And some mistakes have bigger effects than others. Today, I’ll reveal 3 huge consulting mistakes that took me years to overcome (these are mistakes I hear again and again from readers like you). I bet you’re making 1, or even all 3, right now. I’ll also reveal […]

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Should you offer free consulting? (part 2)

Consulting Questions and Answers

I got some interesting responses to my earlier post asking, “Should you offer free consulting?” In this post, I’ll reveal my paradigm shift compared to when I first started my consulting business to my current thinking, and the results I’ve gotten. Before we get into my answer, if you’ve struggled to get clients, I want […]

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[Day 4/4] Answers to your toughest consulting problems on getting clients

Consulting support

OK, here’s #4 of 4 installments of reader consulting questions and consulting problems, though I’ll still answer as many of your questions as possible. In fact, I’m going to schedule a live conference call/webinar in about 2 weeks to do exactly that: answer your consulting questions and give you specific, tactical advice on getting unstuck […]

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[Day 3/4] Answers to your toughest consulting questions on getting clients

Consulting help

Today’s post will to continue the consulting questions & answers series, since you’re sending in some great consulting questions (keep ’em coming!). Today, I’m going to answer just one question, because it’s an excellent example of what goes on for us when we first start our business (and it’s a lot like what I went […]

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[Day 2/4] Answers to your toughest consulting questions on getting clients

get your consulting questions answered

I’m getting a lot of great consulting questions, and we’re going to dive into your toughest questions over the next few posts. And in one of today’s questions, you’ll see how an attempt to get clients backfired. Your consulting questions answered Since “how can I get clients?” is one of the most common consulting questions […]

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