Cynthia Boris| Entrepreneur
As a small-business owner, you make hundreds of decisions every day — some of which will have a lasting effect on your business. Sometimes the solutions you need aren’t as obvious to you as you’d hope. In those instances, you might want expert advice to help steer you in the most productive and profitable directions. If you don’t have an attorney, accountant or marketing expert on speed dial, try one of these online options for finding professional answers to your business questions:
The tagline for this site is “wisdom when you want it.” Choose your field, ask a question and get your response within 24 hours via Pearl‘s on-site chat system. It hosts doctors, attorneys, computer technicians and a variety of “life professionals.” Before being accepted to the site, professionals must show proof that they hold the proper credentials and pass
a test in their area of expertise.
Pearl charges about $30 per question but the fee varies depending on the depth of the question and how quickly you need an answer.