3 Types of Ecommerce Business Models

There are several types of ecommerce business models you can easily get up and running quickly: drop-shipping, wholesaling and warehousing, and white labeling and manufacturing. It’s not by accident they’re listed in that order. In my opinion, those options are listed in order of complexity. Each is a legitimate, solid choice. However, if people getting …

12 Ways to Generate Leads for Your Consulting Business

As a consultant, new, fresh leads are the lifeblood of your business. Without them, you will soon run out of services you can sell to your existing clients. You need to ensure there is always an influx of new leads pouring into your business daily. Many will not pan out, and others will want something …

The Pros and Cons of Starting an Online Consulting Business

Like freelancers, consultants are masters of their own economic fate with all the same pros and cons when it comes to being your own boss and having the freedom to choose the clients and projects you want to work with. But there are some additional pros and cons specific to consulting. Consulting Pros You don’t …

All the Tips You Need for Successfully Running Your Online Service Business

When pursuing a career as an online freelance service provider, it’s of the utmost importance to brand yourself, particularly in the online market. Think of it as your online persona. This persona needs to be professional, attract employers, find work, and be exceptional at what it does. You’re in the business of selling yourself and …

10 Qualities You Need to Keep Your Virtual Assistant Clients Happy

Holding on to the clients of your virtual assistant business requires loyalty, and that means you’ll need to demonstrate other skills besides expertise and knowledge. It’s time to review the traits outside your specific marketable skills that will inspire loyalty in your clients and keep them coming back again and again. 1. Reliability. Reliability is …

7 Tips for Succeeding as a Freelance Tech Business Owner

If you’re passionate about computers, possess a background in information technology, are naturally analytical, good at problem solving, or have a gift for attention to detail, there are a few freelancing paths in the tech arena that may be just right for you. Trained technicians command high dollar figures, and hanging out your shingle as …

6 Things to Know Before Turning Your Freelance Business Into an Agency

There are no limits to the type of branding agency you can create. You can build a full-scale digital marketing agency like mine that provides most services a company needs for marketing their business online. Or you can specialize in one area and have a graphic design agency or a social media agency, for instance. …

6 Popular Services to Sell as a Brand Consultant

1. Website audit Most companies looking to hire an SEO/marketing consultant aren’t getting the results they’re hoping for with their website. This could be because they’re not ranking well, their offers aren’t structured properly, or any number of other problems. A very beneficial service you can offer is to perform a website audit. This is …