Do you want to start a consultant service business? Consulting is big business these days. And as a consultant you will find an excellent way to turn your knowledge and experience into a steady stream of income. no matter what your expertise is ,whether you’re a computer whiz, a business expert or a fundraising dynamo, your special skills are in high demand.

No matter what your area of expertise, our guide will tell you everything you need to know to start your own successful consulting business. All of our consulting startup guide provides practical solutions and proven strategies to help you get your consulting service off the ground. In this step-by-step guide, you'll discover how to:

If your dream in life is to get out of the office and out on your own, consulting is a great way to make it happen. Make sure you do it right—and do it profitably

Assess your skills
Define your market
Find and keep clients
Obtain licenses
Set rates
Monitor cash flow
Hire staff
Use the internet to boost business
Prepare contracts, agreements and reports
And more!