Andrea Coutu, MBA, runs Vancouver's Trustmode Marketing. In 2006, she started blogging about her experience and founded Consultant Journal, an online community for independent consultants. Today, Consultant Journal attracts up to 60,000 readers a month and has been featured in international media. Andrea has also published articles in a variety of media and written several books and an online course. Her most popular book, Consulting Fees: A Guide for Independent Consultants, is available in stores and libraries worldwide. Andrea has also taught at Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia and for a private U.S. firm.