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One of my students landed a full month’s salary worth of consulting work (while caring for twins)

My student landed a month's salary of consulting work

It’s Monday. How’s that day job going for you? 😉 OK, really fascinating stuff here: When I asked you how having a profitable consulting business would change your life: a FLOOD of responses When I asked how you’d find high-value consulting prospects: less than 10 responses Here’s what’s going on: People love to dream about something aspirational, […]

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How one reader nailed a 50% consulting rate increase (see what he did)

how to get clients webinar mini-class

I got this email last week. It’s like lots that I get from readers & students who’ve taken action: How much did that technique boost Kieran’s consulting rate? A full 50%. Imagine if you got a 50% raise. And Kieran got it using my FREE material. In the last few emails, we’ve talked about getting […]

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Bad advice on how to get clients (plus something helpful you can do right now)

frustration with how to get clients

I’ve gotta vent today (I’ll also share something useful with you). Let me explain. I ran across an article on freelancing today that really irritated me, and I’ll share exactly why I got steamed. First, I happened across the article, “7 Steps to Launch Your Freelancing Career Full-Time,” on Entrepreneur.com, hoping to see some helpful […]

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How to get clients: a step-by-step walk-through for identifying a profitable consulting niche

Consulting niche

I’ve been writing a lot lately about mistakes I see people make that prevent them from getting clients. Chances are, you’re probably already making at least one of the mistakes I’ve talked about. And chances are that you’re struggling with figuring out how to get clients for your consulting business. Probably the most common mistake I […]

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How to get clients: Mistake 6 (you aren’t solving a big enough problem)

Elephant

When Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C., his empire was divided into 4 kingdoms, one of which was ruled by Ptolemy I, one of Alexander’s generals. Ptolemy’s kingdom was located in what’s now northern Egypt, and like some earlier kingdoms in India, Ptolemy used elephants in battle, to great success. In fact, elephants were […]

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