Even if you’re an introvert, you can still be a successful freelancer. Being an introvert doesn’t put you at a disadvantage. It probably means you’re better at reading people and understanding their problems, which makes you an excellent freelancer. Luis Vazquez, founder of The Mighty Introvert, talks about how you can hone these skills and succeed as an introvert.
Find Clients Through Networking and Referrals
You won’t become a recognizable name in your niche market overnight, but you can get a head start with these tips from Mike Julian of Aster Labs. His unique perspective on outreach and the way he uses social media & content writing can really put you at the forefront of your field and connect you with the right clients. Learn how to approach your niche the right way so you can start earning the income you need to make freelancing your full-time job.
It’s not impossible to work with your dream clients, even if that client list seems impossible to obtain. Steve Sims, a consultant and concierge to the daydreams of his clients, works with the kind of people who want to get married at the Vatican or spend 10 days in the International Space Station.
Learn how Steve did it, and how you too can build a network filled with your ideal clients, no matter who they are.
How do you connect with influencers in your industry and build a freelance business off of referrals that you receive from them, even when you’re just starting out? In this episode of the Freelance Transformation podcast, Sean Smith explains how you can connect with influencers in your industry and amplify your freelance business.
How can you kick start your freelancing business through networking and referrals? Paige Wilhide shares how to network, from your first networking event to follow up to referral partnerships.
How can you use content marketing to attract clients even before you have a big following? Andy Crestodina shares how his agency used education to teach his way into landing client work.
How do you find and land high value clients? Brent Weaver shares how he founded, built up, and sold a successful web agency by carefully finding, qualifying, and choosing high value clients.