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Bringing on a Fundraising Consultant: A Nonprofit’s Hiring Guide

SocialFish

Are you considering hiring a fundraising consultant? Before beginning your search for the perfect consultant, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the hiring process. Compare consultants. Communicate with your consultant. Compare consultants.

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Looking for info on social media consulting fees?

SocialFish

If you’re working on your social media budget for 2011, and looking for information on social media consulting fees, Mack Collier has a good updated list of what social media consultants charge for various services. Featured budget consulting fees

If Your Agency Is Not Consulting, Then What Is It Doing?

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For marketing agencies to survive, they must start looking more like the consultants. In this world of consolidation, the major accounting/consulting firms ( Accenture , Deloitte , etc.) Those who have been exposed to both sides of the consulting and agency space are keen to have these ad agencies look much more like consulting operations. This begs the question: were agencies not offering consultative services before? Agencies have always been consultants.

Consulting Services for Micro Loans?

Janet Fouts

Where does the consulting come in? I’ll give the next 10 people who l end $25 to help former Devadasi women start their own businesses 30 minutes of consulting time for your own business.

5 Questions On Whether To Hire A Social Media Consultant Or Do It Yourself

Jason Yormark

So without further ado, here are the 5 questions to ask yourself that will help you determine whether hiring a consultant or firm is the right move. The bottom line is if you don’t have the right answers to the above questions, chances are you stand to benefit from a consultant or agency to help. I’ll be following up this blog post next week with a post on how to find and choose the right consultants/agencies as it can sometimes be a daunting task.

How CMOs Integrate Marketing Agencies and Consultants

Geoff Livingston

Image by cleonleclerc Consider how companies integrate agencies and consultants into the modern, multichannel marketing environment. Agencies and consultants vary in role from strategic partner to tactical provisioning. Marketing Agency AT&T Consultant digital eBay Ford General Dynamics google interactive Karen Schulman management marketing multichannel pr Procter & Gamble social Social Media Verizon

Know Your Options as a PR Consultant

Meltwater

For those choosing to go into PR—and many are, with PR projected to be one… Read More.

5 Things To Look For When Choosing A Social Media Agency Or Consultant

Jason Yormark

So let’s talk a bit about how to choose the right agency or consultant if you’re ready to make that investment. Experience – It goes without saying that you should never hire a consultant or agency with little to no experience. No matter what, make sure you are able to have meaningful conversations with your potential agency/consultant. Regardless, the above should help you navigate through your search for the right agency/consultant.

6 Takeaways From 23 Years as a Consultant

Convince & Convert

I have a lot of business and professional miles on these tires, because I started my consulting career when I was just 18, and have started or owned six companies since then. personal branding business advice consulting lessons jay baer

9 Things to Consider Before Making the Leap to Being a Solo PR Consultant

Meltwater

What tips do you have for someone considering making the transition to being a solo… Read More.

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Should You Hire An SEO Firm Or Consultant?

Small Business Mavericks

Isn’t an SEO consultant an SEO company ? Are all SEO firms also consultants? One of the most important decisions you’ll make as a small business is whether or not you should hire a consultant or a full-on SEO company. A consultant prepares the plan for you to implement on your own. Hiring an SEO consultant can be less expensive than hiring an SEO company, however, there are some downsides. SEO for Small Business SEO SEO company SEO consultant

10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring a Social Media Consulting Firm

Bill Hartzer

With this rapid growth in social media uptake, the demand for social media training and consulting has risen tremendously. The question however remains, “what do you ask when seeking to hire social media consultant s?” The same case applies to social media consultancy.

When Should A Business Retain A Professional Online Marketing Consultant?

Small Business Mavericks

Small businesses do it themselves, medium sized businesses retain consultants, and big businesses employ part or full time marketing professionals. When then, should a business seek the services of a professional online marketing consultant. Looking at the above, you would suggest that a medium sized business should look at a consultant whilst a large business should look at taking professionals onto their payroll. If so, you may not require the services of a consultant.

New Tool Helps SEO, SEM Consultants Pinpoint Local Clients

Webbiquity SMM

The SeoQuake team, the group behind the SEMRush tools for SEO and keyword research, recently released a new tool to help SEM consultants and agencies find local clients. For SEM agencies and consultants, the SEMRush Geo tool is a prospecting goldmine.

Open for business

Gemma Went

News digital strategy marketing consultant social media consultant social media strategyA little while ago I made the leap from my business, Red Cube, to the new brand story agency, Aesop. It was a bold move, giving up my own business to join someone else. I hadn’t really been looking at the time, but the opportunity showed its face and my instinct was to jump. Well … Read more.

Will The Marketing Agency Of The Future Look Nothing Like The Agency Of Today?

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This doesn't downplay their critical importance, but saying that your marketing agency has the best creatives or the best strategists rings hollow, in a world where these talents are shifting from agency to brand side to consulting firms to platforms to publishers to competitors at a dizzying pace. Forrester Consulting recently published a report titled, The Future Of Agencies , that was commissioned by Adobe. consultancy. consultant. consulting firm.

Resources for Selling Consulting Through Your Blog

ProBlogger

As Ash explained in her post today , using blogging as a platform from which to sell consulting services can be effective and lucrative. How I got two job offers and a $200 an hour consulting gig from blogging explains how blogger Joe Bunting landed two job offers, consulting gigs and other paid projects from his blog. What other resources and articles do you know of that can help those trying to sell consulting services through their blog?

Blog Business Model 6: Sell Consulting Services

ProBlogger

And really that’s the first step in building a successful blog that sells your consulting business—wrangling some attention. Selling consulting through your blog. Blog Business Model 6: Sell Consulting Services. This post is by Ash Ambirge of The Middle Finger Project.

How I Got Two Job Offers and a $200-an-Hour Consulting Gig from Blogging

ProBlogger

In only six months, I got two job offers, three requests for consulting work (one for over $200 an hour), and was asked to work on three paid projects. Consulting: You could sell your time and expertise helping them solve their problems. Joe Bunting is a professional writer, fiction editor, and platform consultant. How I Got Two Job Offers and a $200-an-Hour Consulting Gig from Blogging. This guest post was written by Joe Bunting of The Write Practice.

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

Every marketer and business leader is faced with the challenge of where to prioritize their time and investment. Time is our greatest asset in both business and life. How we spend our time can make or break business and marketing success.

14 step bare-bones guide to influencer outreach

Janet Fouts

Corporate Social Media Social Media Networks Social Media Tools social capital social media consultantLots of people will tell you ”Social Media Influencers” are the key to social media marketing but what does that really mean? Is influence based on number of connections?

Ergonomic Consultancy: A Business Opportunity

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As a blogger and marketing consultant I spend a lot of time sitting down in front of a computer typing away and taking calls. In a nutshell, ergonomic consultants advise businesses on how to work efficiently to increase worker productivity, while decreasing worker injury rates.

“Digitally Mature” Companies Make More Money

The Realtime Report

How about this one: according to a new study by Capgemini Consulting and the MIT Center for Digital Business, companies that are “digitally mature” generate more revenue, are more profitable and achieve higher market valuations.

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Do you have an interest in Pinterest for Business but don’t know where to start in developing your Pinterest for Business plan? If you answer yes to this question then you have landed on the right blog post today!

Outsourcing Social Media Management

yMarketingMatters

I sometimes see posts on social media or articles talking about the evils of outsourcing social media management to an outside consultant or company. Consultants are often more aware of the nuances of different company messages and how to tie this to specific social media goals.

Using Social Media To Grow Your Consulting Business

Firebelly

Here are Duncan Alney's slides from his Using Social Media To Grow Your Consulting Business presentation at the 2010 American Society of Consulting Arborists Annual Conference held earlier this month in Amelia Island, Florida. Using social to grow your consulting business - ASCA 2010.

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Prospective Facebook Ads Clients

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If you’re a consultant or agency, qualifying clients is painful–explaining what you do, assessing if they’re nice people, determining if they can pay and seeing if you can solve their problem, all before you get a dime.

Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

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Twitter is working with consultancy CSpace on the initiative, and Proctor said consultants from CSpace “specialize in fostering collaboration between companies and their customers.”. Advertising/Marketing Twitter Consultants CSpace Gemma Proctor Insights Research Twitter Insiders U.K

GOOGLE PLUS: IT’S EARLY BUT INTERESTING.

Myrland Marketing

Social Media Uncategorized Facebook Google Plus Google+ How-To Legal Marketing Consulting Marketing Overview Professional Services Consulting Skype TwitterFollow @NancyMyrland Those who know me won’t be surprised that I’ve been poking around in Google+ since it launched last week. It has many layers, but I thought I’d share a few early observations with you. Google+ is an interesting site to be sure. I think it will definitely be very popular, but it has a [.].

Do You Need a Pinterest Consultant? Interview with Jade Craven of dPS

ProBlogger

We thought we’d go behind the scenes with Darren’s own Pinterest specialist, Jade Craven, to find out what Pinterest consultants do, and how they can help bloggers. So how did you land a job as a Pinterest consultant, when the network’s so new?

The Hard Things About The Hard Thing Called "Digital Transformation"

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With that, we're seeing a myriad of agencies, consultancies and independent players come forward with this service offering. consultant. You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs without the words "digital transformation!" tumbling out of their mouth. There is no doubt that digital transformation affects everyone in business today. Small, medium and large businesses are being impacted.

Want to get better at social media? Ask “Why?”

Dave Fleet

consulting miscellaneous strategySocial media practitioners: want to get better at your job? Learn one word: Why? Used well, asking “why?”

Content Marketing for Professional Services: Does It Cannibalize Your Business?

Convince & Convert

In my second trip down to SXSW , I had the distinct pleasure of presenting with Jay Baer , my good friend, a CMI consultant , and one of the best social media minds in the game. 6 concerns/myths about consultant’s content marketing. Does Free Content Cannibalize Your Paid Consulting?

Content Marketing for Professional Services: Does It Cannibalize Your Business?

Convince & Convert

In my second trip down to SXSW , I had the distinct pleasure of presenting with Jay Baer , my good friend, a CMI consultant , and one of the best social media minds in the game. 6 concerns/myths about consultant’s content marketing. Does Free Content Cannibalize Your Paid Consulting?

Pinterest for Business by the Numbers – Should Your Business Have an Interest in Pinterest?

Pam Moore

Do you have an interest in Pinterest? How about Pinterest for your business? Would you like to tap into a social network that can help you generate leads, sell more product or services and deliver you more blog or website traffic than Twitter? If yes, you can’t ignore Pinterest.

Pros and Cons of your Social Media Team Structure

Ignite Social Media

The services usually handled by the agency include: strategic consulting, community management, content production, reporting, and paid media. One of the best things about working at an agency is the variety of brands we get to work with on a daily basis.

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Facebook Help: Social Media Online Consult for Small Business Saturday

Laurel Papworth

I might be able to help you there … with a Small Business Saturday and Social Media Online Consult. But I’m going to trial social media consults online for small business. What do you get with your Social Media Consult for Small Business Saturday? (I

Win a ticket to IABC 2012 Canada Business Summit preconference workshop

Sherrilynne Starkie

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9 Things to Note Before Launching a Facebook Coupon Offers Campaign

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According to Digital Strategy Consulting : Facebook promotions that perform the best are from brands that are getting increasingly more ambitious and sophisticated when coming up with new and creative ways to engage consumers across social media platforms and influencing their path to purchase through the use of coupons and vouchers. This level of transparency is essential for controlling your campaign, as well as appraising its performance, according to Digital Strategy Consulting.