220 FS Can You Make 25k per Month as a Consultant

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    1:00: Topic introduction

    • Full-time job vs. consulting
    • How much money is possible or likely?

    4:30: Discussion of the money

    • Cost of living (Israel vs. USA)
    • Can a solo consultant make $300K/year?
    • Reality of what it takes

    11:00: How to make a lot of money as a solo consultant

    • What do you enjoy doing?
    • What are you good at?
    • Find a successful niche

    15:15: How to get people to trust you

    • Referrals
    • Networking
    • Example: Redmine
    • Blog/Podcast/Other media

    21:45: Understand your customers’ problems

    • Conferences
    • Meetups

    24:30: Emotional fortitude to command a high rate

    • Guilt
    • Mindset
    • Getting out of the low cash-flow cycle

    31:00: Offering a mix of services

    • Avoiding dry spells
    • Systematic way to attract leads

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    Family Vacations (Reuven)

    Portugal as a vacation destination (Reuven)

    RentalCars.com (Reuven)

    Dev Shop Marketing Briefings (Philip)

    The Secret of Selling Anything (Philip)

    TrustVelocity.com (Jonathan)

    Million Dollar Maverick (Jonathan)

    ScheduleOnce (Charles)

    FreshDesk (Charles)

     

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