While he always thought he would work for himself, Cory House took a financially conservative route to becoming a solopreneur. He is a dad of 3 children and the ebb and flow of income was too risky for him. So he made the decision to live conservatively and stay with him employer until he had a comfortable enough nest egg to weather the ebb and flow of entrepreneurship. The response to his recent independence was met with unequaled support. Cory double-majored in marketing and advertising so everything he has built around his brand is focused around 4 pillars:
When he tweeted about his independence on Twitter, companies jumped at the opportunity to work with him. His advice for anyone thinking of starting a consultancy:
Diversify your brand through various media instead of getting work from just one lead source
Networking is not a dirty word. Instead of "networking" try making friends and good things will happen for your business, too.
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Christina Aldan is the CEO/founder of LG Designs (lgdesigns.co) and a digital media marketer who travels the world speaking to tech industry folks, entrepreneurs, and female business owners