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how not to sell your design services

How not to sell your design services

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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clear first clever second

Be clear first and clever second

Today I was in cleaning mode. As I got to the washing machine I reached down to grab what should have been detergent, but instead found something that threw me off track. It lived in the detergent’s spot, it looked like detergent, but nowhere did it say detergent. Not even a hint. I ummed and ahhed for a minute or two, then threw all caution to the wind and said what the hell.

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the a to z of finding freelance clients

The A to Z of finding freelance clients: Part One

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.

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wanting just isnt enough

Wanting just isn’t enough

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.

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win more clients

How to guarantee more clients for your freelance business

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…

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