These survey results indicate what types of marketing consultants spend time on compared with how those varying time commitments result in income. Michael Zipursky posted this infographic about consultants’ marketing strategies (among other things), and gave TechRepublic permission to repost … Continue reading
Chip Camden identifies the potential advantages and pain points of getting out of IT consulting for a full-time job. TechRepublic reader Joseph Serrago sent the following email: I have seen several articles on TR about people leaving their jobs to … Continue reading
Chip Camden weighs in on whether he thinks it’s possible for consultants to manage a development project if they don’t know how to code. Share your thoughts on the topic.. Read more RB: Interesting point!
The freelancer-to-client relationship is a tricky thing to deal with. Your ability to work with the various types of clients can make or break your freelancing career. To help you deal with this problematic area, here is a breakdown of … Continue reading
Greg Miliates cautions against falling into the trap of thinking that your IT skills are important. Customers care more about the end result than your resume. Read more
Many thanks to Heather Bradway & company at Bradway Partners for making me their guest blogger of the week. Check it out here.
Not all humans come from Earth. That’s what I think when I get a client’s response that is so mind-boggling that I don’t even know how to react to it. They must have been sent from the bowels of hell … Continue reading
Charge more than burger-flipping rates for your IT consulting work by specializing. Read tips on how finding and evaluating a niche market. Read more
Before you switch gears and follow your dream of being a full-time independent tech consultant, try to align your expectations with reality. Read more
Because the first year of a new business tends to be the “make it or break it” moment, small businesses can benefit from hiring an IT consulting firm for a number of reasons. Read more
How IT consultants should prepare for downtime Here are four key things to consider when you need to take three or more days off from your consulting work. Read more
Open letter to tech vendors: Stop circumventing IT consultants By Erik Eckel May 4, 2012, 1:32 PM PDT Tech vendors should focus on making quality products and offering good service rather than circumventing IT consultants in an attempt to increase … Continue reading
“It’s a win-win for all parties, thanks to Zintro”, Rick Backus –. Recently Rick received a Zintro inquiry from a software company in the western US who had a website security access issue. Although another (non-Zintro) consultant had previously helped … Continue reading