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What to say when you’re asked to work for free

What to say when you’re asked to work for free

The “potential client” says that you’ll get “great exposure” if you do this consulting gig for them for free. Do you say yes? Do you…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 2017
Quoting corporate consulting

Quoting corporate consulting

Quoting corporate consulting jobs can be tricky. Out of the blue you’ve been asked to quote on a HUGE corporate consulting assignment!!  Yay, you’re…

Cindy Tonkin February 23, 2017
Starting out early!

Starting out early!

Who pays for what and when? Does your consulting incur costs that you may have to bear until the client pays? Then you’ll be interested in Gerard’s question:…

Cindy Tonkin February 14, 2017
Numbers count when pricing

Numbers count when pricing

So you may think you’re being good when you price in round numbers, but it’s a weird and irrational fact that people really will buy more “stuff”…

Cindy Tonkin January 31, 2017
Blog Tips for new consultants

Blog Tips for new consultants

Tips for new independent Consultants If you’re an experienced Consultant just page down a little 🙂 Tips for more experienced Consultants

Cindy Tonkin January 21, 2017
Writing Proposals

Writing Proposals

Writing proposals can be tough. I try to avoid it as much as possible. Writing proposals is sometimes a waste of time After I’ve spent a few hours on writing…

Cindy Tonkin October 9, 2014
How The Happiest People In The World Spend Their Money

How The Happiest People In The World Spend Their Money

Want to know How The Happiest People In The World Spend Their Money?  

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2014
How much to charge for consulting

How much to charge for consulting

Everyone wants to know how much to charge for their consulting services. How much to charge for consulting: learning practitioners The Institute for Learning Practitioners …

Cindy Tonkin October 23, 2013
Price precisely and profit!

Price precisely and profit!

Research outlined at Influence at work suggests that pricing your service or product with a precise number (e.g. $1789) is likely to make your more successful than…

Cindy Tonkin October 9, 2013
Pricing: Professional service firms change lives

Pricing: Professional service firms change lives

This article by Steve Major on Menu Pricing and Value Pricing is interesting food for thought. He says professional service firms change lives and we should price…

Cindy Tonkin September 19, 2013