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Mac Consulting via iChat

ichat av 3Dori Smith has found an interesting way to keep track of her Mac consulting via iChat and a service called FlavorSofa. Dori notes, "The way it works is, say someone wants me to help with a project or answer a question. If they're a Mac user, I tell them my FlavorSofa IM account, and they contact me via iChat. They'll need to set up a FlavorSofa account in the first place (with a credit card), but after that, they can just ping me whenever they see that I'm available. FlavorSofa handles the billing (by the minute), and I'll periodically get a check."

Might be a good way to manage an at home Mac-consulting career for any of you industrious techies out there thinking about striking out on your own. Check it out. 

Dori Smith has found an interesting way to keep track of her Mac consulting via iChat and a service called FlavorSofa. Dori notes, "The way...