Hiring Your FileMaker Consultant-Free White Paper from The Support Group

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[prMac.com] Boston, Massachusetts - The Support Group, one of America's leading FileMaker training and consulting companies, is pleased to announce today their free white paper: "6 Questions To Ask Before Hiring Your FileMaker Consultant." Whether upgrading an existing FileMaker system or building a new one, this paper offers those without in-house FileMaker resources an insider's guide to hiring a FileMaker consultant. The nine-page paper presents in clear, non-technical language the right questions to ask of any FileMaker consultant prior to hiring them.

According to Jeff Turner, VP Sales & General Manager, "Selecting a FileMaker developer is a critical decision and making a bad choice can cost companies and institutions a considerable amount of time, money, and aggravation. The Support Group's white paper is intended to highlight the most important attributes and qualifications of top-tier FileMaker consultants, to help FileMaker users easily determine who are the quality performers, and to assist firms in making a better informed, more confident decision."

The free white paper, "6 Questions To Ask Before Hiring Your FileMaker Consultant," covers those key areas of a prospective FileMaker consultant's competency and business practices that should be evaluated. The answers to these questions will help reveal if the developer has both the expertise and experience to provide the necessary support for the current project and into the future.

6 Question Topics:
* Certification
* FileMaker Business Alliance and TechNet
* Authorized training provider
* Individual or company
* Billing hourly vs. project
* Integration and going beyond FileMaker

In addition to this valuable white paper, The Support Group has a variety of free FileMaker-related news and information available on their website, including: Announcements, Get Answers, Tips & Tricks, Downloads, News, Reflections, Just for Fun, and Videos. The Support Group, Inc. is a Platinum level member of the FileMaker Business Alliance and a leader in the field of FileMaker development, training, and mentoring for Windows, Macintosh, and mobile environments. Based in Boston with offices in Los Angeles, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area, the company supports clients large and small, in business, education, and government throughout the U.S.

Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, The Support Group, Inc. is a privately held FileMaker consulting firm founded in 1985 by long-time FileMaker author, developer, and trainer, Rich Coulombre. An acknowledged FileMaker expert, Rich is the author of the best-selling book "Special Edition Using FileMaker Pro" from Que Publishing, and is the recipient of two FileMaker Excellence Awards. The Support Group has offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and the San Francisco Bay Area and leads the field in FileMaker consulting, development, and training for both Windows and Macintosh environments, and mobile devices such as iPads and iPhones. The company provides services throughout the U.S. to clients, large and small, in business, industry, education, and government. The Support Group offers intro, intermediate, and advanced FileMaker training in classrooms at all their locations and onsite. Copyright (C) 1985-2011 The Support Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. FileMaker and the FileMaker logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of FileMaker Incorporated in the U.S. and/or other countries.