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Do I Really Need a Business if Clients Already Pay Me? – CLS009

By Corbin Links

Today, Jacob asks “do I really need a business if clients already pay me?”

Based on the question, we have both demand **and** business validation—great! Seems all is going well.

Should he take all the steps to form a business when things seem to be going so well already? After all, clients are paying him without any formal business structure at all. Why change?

This is a great question in a couple different ways. And it dovetails nicely off last week’s Q&A episode 007, where Tracy had the “prequel” question. Jacob, I have have some thoughts on this.

What You Will Learn

In today’s Questions and **Actions** episode, you will learn:

1. The signs it is time to go pro with your business.
2. Other options if you’re not yet ready for full indy pro. (Freelancing, or avoiding “babysitter syndrome”)
3. Can a business entity, insurance, and paperwork actually help you get more clients?
4. Can you really effectively deliver coaching and consulting from a noisy beach somewhere?
5. Next steps and your weekend homework.

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How to Grow Your Consulting Business with Information Products

By Corbin Links

This is Part IV of my six-part series on ways to grow your IT consulting business without adding new clients. Today’s focus will be on creating and using information products to promote and grow your business.

Before getting into the content, I highly recommend that you read through Part I of the “How to Grow Your Business” series. This information-packed series was inspired by my own business and figuring out creative ways to expand, especially through the last economic downturn.

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