Your business depends on your creativity. And as much as we might not like to admit it, sometimes it needs a little TLC. You get out what you put in, and that’s where side projects come in. If you don’t already have one to help you keep those creative juices flowing, I hope by the end of this post you’ll be convinced enough to start one!
There are two kinds of freelancers in the world. Those who work with a specific clientele, and those who serve a wider audience. The niche folks are pro niche and the generalists are pro generalist. But is there a wrong option? Which are you, niche or generalist?
When a client rejects your business proposal it can hurt both emotionally and financially. But unfortunately rejection is part of running a business. Often we blame the client, saying they weren't a good fit. But often times it's not all on them, in fact sometimes it's on us. So let's look at what you can do the next time a client rejects your business proposal.
Good project management is important to the success of any client project. If you’re new to freelancing, building solid project management skills now will pay off for years to come. However effective project management requires practice and a certain degree of experimentation. So let's take a look at 10 areas where you can shine during your next client project.
I recently asked some of our customers at Nusii how we could help them win more business. The quality of replies was amazing, but one stood head and shoulders above the rest. “How do you deal with that first client meeting? What do you say, how do you get the information you need to write a great proposal?”