Re: Marketing Yourself as a Consultant

Subject: Re: Marketing Yourself as a Consultant
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 09:55:00 -0700

Lurker writer wrote:

> If your work is directed by someone else and you're not an employee of the
> company, you're <<probably a contractor>>; if you're hired to provide a
> solution based on your expertise, you're <<probably>> a consultant.

This may be what you are trying to say, but I think the difference is
one of access. A contractor is usually hired for a specific project, and
works only on that project with the people directly involved with it. By
contrast, a consultant's work often spills over into general strategic
planning for the company, and involves interaction with the company's

Bruce Byfield 604.421.7177 bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com

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