To some with least market experience considers software consultancy business an easy venture as you need few contacts and techs persons t deal it for you. However, it’s all not that simple as it may seem.
To start a software consultancy company, you must consider these tips to get desired success.
Being a consultant, you required to give an outsider opinion on the software being produced. The software development company hiring you as a consultant is not deprived of talented software developers of their own, but if they are going to hire a third party consultant then it means they are observing some knowledge gaps in the process which they expect to fill in with a consultant’s expertise. As a professional software consultant this is your duty to get the problem in one hand and available resources o other and then translate those resources to resolve those concerns.
If you are planning to earn revenues for a software consultancy company then make sure you are good at networking. Consultancy is an art of dealing with clients in a way that they continue doing business with you. In order to stay in your clients radar make sure you are in constant touch with them and present credible work on time of being approached.
Brand yourself through the quality of work. It all comes down to this point. It’s the quality of work that you charge for. I have seen many software consultants around who devalue their services by charging without discussing the impactful work they have done. Appear like a doer while discussing the price and how cost effectiveness will come into equation.
One major hindrance for a software consultancy company is to find new business while working on the ongoing projects. Therefore being in the consultancy business make sure you are devoted to explore new grounds and add new resources in your company to increase the variety of projects your company can deal with.