Why Do Consultants Have Crappy LinkedIn Profiles?

:: I just read a content marketing article that said I should be provocative and emotional in my headline. My style is usually much more supportive and complimentary. However, now I’ve got your attention, let’s look at some of the problems consultants have with their LinkedIn profiles. Consultants are smart We know we should be paying attention to our LinkedIn profiles. We’ve read the statistics on how many people are looking at it. We know that although we may not get business through … [Read more...]

No Is Not A Four Letter Word

:: If you're like a lot of successful women leaders, you have a lot on your plate. There are businesses to run, meetings to go to, kids to take hither and yon, husbands or partners who need you and perhaps even elderly parents that also need your time and care. All of these compete for your unwavering attention pulling you in multiple different directions all at the same time it would seem. This constant doing, doing, doing, usually means there isn't a lot of time left over for YOU, your … [Read more...]

Writing With Authority: Do Your Words Hold You Back?

:: Your professional, online identity is clothed in written words. Pay attention to its appearance. Whether you’re blogging, writing a book, or sending out reports to your management team, your written words are an important part of your business persona. Have you taken a close look at what you’re presenting to the world? Writing, authority, and your personal brand Every year, Women In Consulting conducts research into best practices for consulting. (The results of this year’s survey … [Read more...]

WIC’s LinkedIn Event Sold Out

:: Sixty plus Women In Consulting members made the trek to Sunnyvale last week to hear the latest tips on how to grow their consulting practice with LinkedIn. WIC members got to network with each other and the LinkedIn team.  Between sips of wine and excellent food, every WIC member in attendance got a professional headshot courtesy of LinkedIn. Thank you to the team of customer success managers who hosted and shared best practices on the ever-growing professional networking platform, now … [Read more...]

Best Practices Survey

:: It’s back and we want to hear from you. Our 15th Annual WIC Best Practices Survey is open March 14-April 14. A comprehensive analysis of the state of consulting businesses in the Bay Area It’s hard to believe but this is the 15th year WIC has run our best practices survey. Over the years, it’s offered interesting insights into the evolution of Bay Area consulting businesses, such as billing trends and rates, consulting expertise and specialties, structure and operations. Our survey … [Read more...]

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