Jonathan Kay on Getting Referrals and Freelance Marketing

Do you like to market your freelancing business? If you're like many freelancers, your answer to that question is probably "no." Many freelancers dislike the marketing tasks associated with freelancing. That's one reason why we're presenting this interview with Jonathan Kay. You see, marketing is Jonathan's job--and he's good at it. Very good. Jonathan's official title is the Ambassador of Buzz at … [Read more...]

How to Ask for a Referral Without Sounding Like a Jerk

It’s a lousy truth, but if you want referrals, you have to ask for them. No matter how great your work is, no matter how wonderful you are, most clients aren’t thinking about referring you to anyone. In this post, we'll share the story of one talented designer who failed to get a referral. We'll also tell you an easy way to get your clients to give you referrals. … [Read more...]