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How to Create a Self Employed Resume

By MBO Partners

Update your independent consulting resume to boost your professional credibility, track your accomplishments, and build your personal brand.

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5 Advantages to Forming an LLC as a Small Business

By MBO Partners

One of the most important questions you’ll consider as a self employed consultant is how to structure your business. One option is to form an LLC and there are five advantages to forming your business as an LLC. What is an LLC (Limited Liability Company)? An LLC (Limited Liability Company) is a business structure that…

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Consulting After Retirement: Advice from John Frazier Glenn

By MBO Partners

Independent consultant Dr. John Frazier Glenn shares his journey to self-employment.

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How Much Does it Cost to Start a Consulting Business?

By MBO Partners

Launching a successful consulting business requires both financial preparation as well as a solid business plan. We’ve compiled four tips to help you figure out how much money you need to start your own business. 1. Consider Start Up Capital Don’t be surprised if your first few months of financial reports show far more output…

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How to Get Your First Consulting Client (Guide)

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How to Get Your First Consulting Client (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Discover the steps you can take to land your first consulting client.

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4 Tips for Starting a Consulting Business on the Side

By MBO Partners

If you are not ready to make the transition to full time self-employment, a good way to get started and test the waters is to start a consulting business on the side. This will give you an opportunity to not only see if working for yourself is something you enjoy but where gaps in skills…

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6 Things to Include in a Contractor Invoice

By MBO Partners

An invoice may be the last thing that comes to mind when you think of powerful communication tools for your small business, but an invoice that is put together well can enhance your professionalism, make a good impression, and lay the groundwork for a continuing business relationship. An invoice is a permanent record of the…

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How Much Does It Cost to Run a Small Business?

By MBO Partners

The many administrative and support tasks that must be done to effectively run a business is a big part of every small business owner’s job. Without an organized and well-managed back office, your business can suffer. While larger companies have teams of employees and individual departments to handle these types of tasks, when you run your…

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Independent Contractor vs Consultant: What’s the Difference?

By MBO Partners

There are 64.6 million independent workers in 2022 self-employed Americans today working as consultants, freelancers, contractors and more. This independent workforce touches all segments of the economy—from on-demand drivers and freelance writers to marketing professionals and website designers serving major companies. With so many types of independent workers, what do the terms independent consultant and…

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How to Build a Million Dollar Small Business: 4 Steps

By MBO Partners

Whether your goals for pursuing self-employment are financial, lifestyle, or interest based, choosing to go independent means just that—you have the choice to build a business that allows you to live your life the way you want to live it. Today, more people than ever are pursuing an independent career and year after year, more…

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