SOURCE: Women in Consulting

Women In Consulting

September 23, 2013 11:30 ET

New Survey Research From Women In Consulting (WIC) Contains Unexpected Results on Consulting Best Practices and Compensation Trends

October 2 Webinar Will Explore Proven Techniques for Consultants to Grow Their Businesses and Increase Revenue

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2013) - Women In Consulting (WIC) will release some surprising results from its 12th annual Best Practices and Compensation Survey in a webinar Wednesday, October 2, at 10 a.m. PT ( The survey examines proven techniques and best practices that consultants and small business owners can use to increase revenues and grow their businesses.

WIC is a collaborative community offering professional consultants and small business owners a powerful resource for building strong businesses.

Specifically, the survey covers overall trends in revenue and rates and examines best practices, including the choice of business structure, use of employees and subcontractors, billing practices, and networking and marketing approaches. The WIC survey team analyzes the responses of the top-earning consultants to identify successful best practices. The team also tracks evolving trends in consulting by comparing results to previous years. The comparisons this year revealed some dramatic changes from prior results.

"The WIC survey is one of the primary ways we help our members and others learn how to be great consultants," said Kathie Sherman, WIC's president and president of TenFour Marketing. "This survey underscores our mission to help consultants nationwide collaborate, share referrals and resources, and stay abreast of best practices."

"We started doing this survey a dozen years ago and can track consulting trends over that timeframe," said Jennifer Berkley Jackson, WIC's executive vice president and president of The Insight Advantage. "Year after year consultants tell us how valuable the survey is to them because it highlights proven, practical tools and techniques they can use to strengthen their businesses right now."

The webinar detailing the survey results is free to WIC Full and Leaders' Network members, $20 for WIC Community members, and $30 to WIC Partner members and non-members. To register for the webinar, go to

A free summary of the 2013 WIC Best Practices and Compensation Survey will be available on the WIC website after the webinar. Detailed findings are available online exclusively to WIC members and to 2013 survey participants.

About WIC

Women In Consulting ( is a vibrant, diverse, and powerful community of consultants and small business owners working to build strong businesses. Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1998, WIC provides its 400+ members and affiliates a forum to connect and share with like-minded professionals. Established as a nonprofit, collaborative community to foster successful businesses for its members, WIC sponsors programs and activities to help its members network, improve their skills, and thrive even in a tumultuous economic climate. The organization also provides consulting leadership and support to the community at large.

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