I just finished reading an excellent post by John Todd on Digium Blog and the answer to the question may lie there. I have been messing around with Asterisk for eons and it was enlightening to learn what I have been missing.
Asterisk Experience: Yes a lot,
Involvement: Yes to a certain extent,
There are certain procedures and methods to follow if you to become a successful consultant in any field and this article gives you enough information that it is a good read, even if you are not planing to consult on Asterisk. So please follow the link below for the article;
How to be a successful Asterisk consultant
If you are looking to gain some Asterisk training, do not look any further than Asterisk Training at Asterisk World, ITEXPO in Miami.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009