Month: February 2013

The Secret To Nurturing Relationships With Your Freelancing Leads

by on February 25, 2013

Last week, we covered how to win over people you meet at networking events (read this first if you missed last week.) Today, I want to cover how to cultivate these new relationships… automatically… while you’re off snoozing. This is part 2 of 6, and we’ll culminate with getting Mary — the business owner we met…

How To Build Relationships When Networking

by on February 14, 2013

Hi, I’m Brennan. You don’t really know me — in fact, we sorta just met. But I’d like you to hire me, sign my contract, and send me a beefy deposit check. M’kay? …And so goes the majority of our “sales” websites. Sure, we might spruce things up by including witty taglines and some smiling…

How To Better Manage Your Freelancing Business

by on February 7, 2013

Greg writes: “The thing that bothers me most about freelancing: the way the managing of the business is a time-suck from actual design and production.” That phrase, “time-suck”, is PERFECT. I’ve often used time-sink to describe grunt work that I personally don’t bring value to, but time-suck… I like it! This week I want to share…

How To Get Started Packaging Your Freelance Services

by on February 1, 2013

Did you know that by packaging your freelance services, you can greatly increase the number of clients you get and the profit you make per client? Today I want to showcase four steps you can take in your business to begin packaging up your freelancing services — whether you’re a web designer, developer, writer, or whatever…