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5 more tips for striking out on your own

When updating my LinkedIn profile  recently, I was stunned to see "in writing" that Sarah J Consulting has been operating for more than nine years now! It doesn't feel so long ago that I was commuting to Boston for my prior full-time jobs in fundraising. Time flies when you're having fun!  It's been a little while since I've shared tips about self-employment and entrepreneurship (past posts  here, here , here , and here ). The cool thing about owning a business is that you never stop learning--about client relations, marketing, structuring engagements, the tools available to help solopreneurs, the work itself.  Sooo, here are 5 more things I've learned along the way as a fundraising and communications consultant to nonprofit organizations. I hope these tips help you in your professional journey! 1 . Link up with SCORE . I was not only their consultant; I'm also a client! The federal Small Business Association provides high-quality, FREE resources t

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