What’s the answer? Well, I believe that doing BOTH at the same time is ideal. As I guide computer consultants through the process of opening their businesses, I find that they grow the most when I am able to assist them in both of these areas at startup.
Using the programs that you’ll actually use with your clients is also very important. Number one, why sell something you haven’t used?
And, number two, you’ll be sharpening your skills while working in your own office. To learn more about balancing finding clients with sharpening your skills, check out this article: Computer Consulting Training: Should You Get This or Clients First? (link above).
Added by Joshua Feinberg