Freelance Sales Techniques: The 'Yes' System

Freelance Sales Techniques: The ‘Yes’ System

As a freelancer, you don’t just have to be good at your particular craft – you also have to good at finding new work and new clients. A large part of this is a good sales technique. Today I’d like…

Find freelance work using your existing network

Find freelance work using your existing network

It’s coming up to the end of the year as I’m writing this. December and January are usually quiet months for freelancers and it’s a time of reflection and a time to hone your business skills. I’ll keep this post…

Conquer your freelance pricing anxiety in just 5 minutes

Conquer your freelance pricing anxiety in just 5 minutes

A friend of mine recently started freelancing again. He found it incredibly hard to apply for jobs. Not due to lack of skill or experience – but because he was agonising over what rate to charge. Here’s the advice I…

Freelancing Sites: How can you get your first job?

Freelancing Sites: How can you get your first job?

Love them or hate them, freelancing sites like UpWork, PeoplePerHour or TopTal are here to stay. Many freelancers turn to them for their first ever project. However, with little experience and no ratings on the site, how can you get your…

Email template: How to raise your rates with existing clients

Email template: How to raise your rates with existing clients

When you start freelancing, it’s common to lower your rates to attract new clients. This can lead to a situation where you are undervaluing your own skills. More importantly, you might be very busy but still can’t make ends meet. It’s tempting…

Freelance Challenge: Double your rate when you speak to your next client

Freelance Challenge: Double your rate when you speak to your next client

Many freelancers are not getting paid enough even though they are regularly pulling in new work. You might find yourself simultaneously working on 3 to 4 projects and still not make enough money to sustain a living. If this is…

Two great ways to automate leads for your freelance business

Two great ways to automate leads for your freelance business

Many freelancers struggle to find new projects. Especially when you’re busy, it’s hard to also go out looking for work. Here are two techniques to help you find new freelance projects while you’re busy working. You don’t have time to…

Keep in touch with clients for more work and less anxiety

Keep in touch with clients for more work and less anxiety

Today, I’d like to talk to you about ‘customer service’. Sounds boring, right? And yet, I would argue that a little bit of customer service is the easiest thing you can do to grow your business and to keep your business running…

3 ways to find new freelance clients

3 ways to find new freelance clients

Are you having trouble finding new freelance clients? Whether you’ve been going for a while or have just started out as a new freelancer, it can be difficult to find new clients. Where should you start? What works best? Here are…

Clients love me – why won’t they work with me?

Have you ever had the feeling that potential clients love you and your portfolio – but when it comes to money, they suddenly disappear, never to be heard from ever again? They clearly need your skills and knowledge (often you…