This week’s post is a short one, but I wanted to share something significant that happened to me today. I learned an important lesson about marketing, sales and how not to sell design services… All in one mighty swing of the axe.
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Without a doubt, the most often asked question by new freelancers is “How do I find clients?” And rightly so. Finding clients is a real concern, and it isn’t the easiest of things to do…. without a little help.
I can divide my life into four distinct periods. Child, Skater, Musician and Designer.
My formative years were spent as a skater boy. I was a fanatic. I had hair down past my shoulders, a Tony Hawk infatuation and a leather patch on the side of my boots (those in the know, will know). The trouble was, I was a poor skater boy.
You can spend all the time you want marketing yourself, gathering leads and touching base with potential new clients, but if you screw up your proposal then it’s all for nought. There’s one guaranteed method to win more clients for your freelance business, and it’s this…