Consulting For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes a reorganization and narrower focus of the topic, with new or updated information that delves into the specifics of running your own consulting business. There is greater emphasis on the business of consulting, along with financial and legal issues involved in setting up a consulting business, deepening coverage of consulting proposals, and entirely new chapters on higher-level consulting issues that more-established consultants are demanding.
From the Back Cover The latest on using the Internet to market your services The fun and easy way to make a name for yourself in this lucrative career field So you want to be a consultant? This practical, friendly guide shows you how to get your business off the ground and running smoothly, with the latest on developing a marketable idea, running your home office, writing winning proposals, selling your services, and getting referrals. You get expert tips on setting fees, keeping track of time and money, and building business with new clients. Discover how to: Start a successful consulting business Build partnerships with clients Handle financial and legal issues Make great presentations Negotiate contracts Promote your business