Posted August 25, 2010 in Marketing
In the ideal world, clients and projects will come in a steady stream. However, for most freelancers, the more common experience is that described as “feast or famine.”
You’re either so booked that you barely have time to sleep, even if you work all day, all night and on weekends.
Or else you feel like the whole world has forgotten you. That maybe you did such a crappy job your clients have forsaken you.
A happy medium would be to have enough projects to keep you busy–while still having a personal life–and have projects lined up for months to come.
Below are the top three ways I know for freelancers to find clients. You can carry out these client-getting strategies on a regular basis, to keep prospects at your door.
During times of famine, you can up the ante and get your schedule filled up fast.
But, what do you do when you’re just starting out or not well known? Before you begin getting clients, it can be tough to figure out what to do all day. That’s the perfect time to make yourself well known.
Finding clients is different for everyone and what works for some doesn’t always for others. However, I’d like to share several of the ways I got work in the beginning.
Posted August 23, 2010 in Getting Clients
Nearly all freelancers face the problem of finding new clients. Whether you’re just getting started as a freelancer, or you’ve been freelancing for decades: getting clients is the backbone of any business.
Over the years at FreelanceFolder we’ve written dozens (if not hundreds) of articles on how to get clients, how to find better clients, and how to keep clients coming back for more. As our way to kick off Client Week here at FreelanceFolder, we’ve taken the best of these posts and created a list of our top 10 resources for getting clients.
Let’s take a look:
You’ve spoken and we’ve listened. Getting clients is one of the most common problems that freelancers face, and here at FreelanceFolder we’re making it our duty to help you meet that challenge.
As a way to honor this commitment and to celebrate the upcoming launch of The Client Machine (our new client-getting product), we’re going to do an entire week of articles about getting clients. Whether it’s finding your first few clients, finding better paying clients, or just plain getting more clients — we’re going to cover it this week.
Keep your eye on the blog for the first articles, and if you haven’t signed up yet, make sure you’re on our Client Machine notification list to keep up with the latest news and get a big discount when we launch.
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