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The fee you charge is based on the value to your client, rather than on your time.
You may have an introductory special when you start. As you advance your experience and credentials, your fees can increase.
Some Image Consultants have received $10,000 USD (or the equivalent) working with a private client for one day, and some have achieved millionaire status. Others are struggling to find the next client. It’s important to learn from those who have achieved success, and implement strategies to get the results you want.
Your trainer will mentor you, and you can also benefit from using a coach.
The Association of Image Consultants International is the leading and largest professional association of image consultants in the world. It sets the standards for the image industry.
AICI provides resources, promotion, support, access to professional development, certification, networking, visibility, motivation, inspiration, standards, and credibility. You can check it out at www.aici.org.
You can become a member as long as you are working as an image consultant. To become a skilled member, you must have a minimum of 20 hours training in any of AICI’s core competencies. You will be listed in the online Directory, giving prospective clients a way to find you.
AICI has chapters around the world, and you can choose the one you wish to join. Each chapter has its own educational and networking events. The international conference takes place bi-annually, and it is a great place to experience the benefits of membership.
Your fellow AICI members and colleagues can be a great support group. The best way to build relationships and make a difference in the industry is to get involved on a committee or board.