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Information Brokers

Tips for Entry

Obtain a job at an established information brokerage. You will gain valuable experience you can use when you're ready to launch your own business.

Join a professional association. In addition to providing you with good tips and advice, these organizations are often the first to hear about job needs and prospective clients.

A Web site is an absolute necessity for anyone launching an information business. Since clients can be located worldwide and often search for companies and services via the Internet, it is important to have a professional-looking Web site that can help you market your services.

The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) offers several useful resources for those just starting out in the field at its Web site,

The AIIP offers a mentoring program for new members. Visit for more information. 

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