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

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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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More reader consulting mistakes, plus advice on how to fix

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Let’s get right into it: today, I’m sharing 2 more reader consulting mistakes, but this time with my advice. (I also share another inspiring reader story). First, Jeff B. sent me this: Ugh. A consultant making $12.50 an hour? That’s taking it on the chin. Here’s how it could’ve been structured differently, even with the […]

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The doors are open, plus 2 reader stories on consulting pricing: 1 cringe-worthy, 1 awe-inspiring

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Yes, the doors are open on my mini course on consulting pricing. But before I cover all the details below, I wanted to share 2 reader stories, 1 cringe-worthy and 1 awe-inspiring. Why am I doing this? It’s to show how virtually every one of you (myself included) has made a cringe-worthy consulting mistake, as […]

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Your worst consulting stories–and how to prevent these mistakes

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I’ve been getting some REALLY interesting emails from you about the biggest, worst consulting stories & mistakes you’ve made with pricing. Here are 2 I want to share where LOTS of money was lost: and: Have you been in a similar situation–wanted the work or the client or thought/hoped it’d lead to further work? Are […]

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The experiment that boosted my consulting rate 70%, and what it means for you

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One of the things I emphasize on this blog is the benefit of experimentation. Without experimenting, I wouldn’t have been able to do things like raise my consulting rates over the years, or tap into new marketing channels which have brought me some of my biggest clients. Experimentation is one of the best ways to […]

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No one cares about your skills (and what really matters)

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During lunch with a fellow-techie friend, I asked him how work was going. He launched into a long monologue about stuff I couldn’t begin to understand. Something about PBX trunks, defined hierarchies, set-based operations, or some such nonsense. It felt like a bad date, where you’re desperate for a call from your BFF with an […]

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Looking for 10 people–but don’t bother if you aren’t serious

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Have you either: NOT started your consulting business yet, OR started your consulting business, BUT not made as much progress as you’d like? Do you want to: eliminate your doubts, fears, and inner conflicts that are holding you back or sabotaging your consulting business? earn more? get more clients? create more dependable consulting income? Are […]

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