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Hi, Great question to post. I've been in your situation a number of times so understand where you are coming from. Both from startup's i've had through to working on Go To Market strategies in large businesses. The first place i would look to is defining geographically where i wish to cover e.g ...

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I think as others have said, that idea itself may not be quite right and you are looking to us to brainstorm. However, I do know someone who does exactly this, for free. He makes his money by facilitating the ability of others to think outside their proverbial boxes, using what at the core, is ba...

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I would set up a simple referral fee agreement. This could be 15% on the overall billing paid out the moment the client pays the market entry consultancy. You may want to include a clause that all recurring business should also attract a referral fee. Consulting assignments with new clients nor...

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Traditionally agencies and consulting firms grow vertically through a pyramid structure adding junior layers and mid level professionals who can be paid at a lower level and then billed back at higher rates to the clients as they scale once the rainmaker fills the pipeline. Another option is to...

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You know I have never come across such tools. I did get a chance to work with an entrepreneur who has ADHD, I served as his business adviser. Our setup was that he did not spend time on things unless we talked about it first and I held him to super tight schedules. It workout great! His tool sale...

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Just because two people are connected to each other on LinkedIn, doesn't mean that these two people have a strong connection to one another. So first, ask your Mentor directly whether (s)he knows this person well enough to make an introduction. Also, I'd suggest that instead of asking that th...

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STOP!!! DON'T DO IT. GO GET A REAL JOB!! PLEASE! You don't plan to be a consultant. You become a consultant because the experience and wisdom you have is so obvious that those around you are eager to pay you for your insight. It's a calling -- not a job. Giving your "business advice" to a st...

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Do these people have any shares in the business or are they contractors only? If they are contractors and will remain so, I think you as the company owner have control over how the commissions are split. I'm not a lawyer so I can't say for sure and this is not legal advice. I would start with ...

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First of all CONSULTING not cunsulting. Best way not to get a customer. Sorry for the negativity, but that is a big no no.

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One is a SERVICE. Services sometimes have issues with profitability when scaling. You end up managing people and profit margins stay the same or decrease. The other is a PRODUCT. Products generally scale better as the cost of product remains more or less the same (COGS). Many people start cons...

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