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PATCA New Consultants’ Roundtable Webinar
June 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
Are you thinking about becoming a consultant? Are you consulting now, and want to reposition your business. Then this is the Meetup for you. Learn how to enter the Consulting Business professionally.
Two seasoned members of PATCA (The Professional and Technical Consultants Association) will be leading a monthly roundtable meeting to discuss ideas of interest to those just starting in Consulting or Independent Contracting.
HOW TO GET STARTED ON THE CHEAP AND QUICKLY
A. Start with the step that has the longest lead time – Get a Bank Account in a Fictitious name.
B. Post an On-Line Resume
C. Post on LinkedIn
D. Get a Business Phone Line? Answer phone on voicemail in your business name
E. Plan on slow startup with a slow ramp-up in income
F. Look for potential partners
G. G. If you have Web page skills, set up a Website Blog, don’t expect SEO to help
H. Do lots of networking with old
I. Do lots of informational interviews.
J. Engage in a “Massive Effort” – ie Whatever it takes to get first engagement
Every 2nd MONDAY OF EACH MONTH we hold these meetings. The format is as follows:
1. First, there will be a quick round of introductions by those in attendance.
2. Next, there will be a 15 to 20 minute focused discussion around a specific topic related to starting an independent contractor business.
3. After the presentation, there will be a formal discussion on the presentation topic. Then the floor will be open to answer general questions on starting a consulting practice. So bring your questions. We will end promptly at 1:00 PM.
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Online Event – Webinar, via Zoom Platform