The World of Freelance can be exciting and overwhelmingly scary at the same time. No fear! You will learn more as you go, just keep going! Here are 5 Tips to keep in mind for success on your Freelance + Entrepreneurial Journey!!!
Contracts are your bff (Best Friend Forever)
They legitimize your services and detail your pricing and what all those entail, word for word. It binds you and your client to agreement and can be used for mediation if any questions arise about the scope of your work
Advertise your services on Social Media
Establish some social media presence on (Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc) Choose a media and genuinely interact with those who follow you. Promote and market your services there.
Don’t be afraid to market yourself
Now that you’ve decided to freelance your work you’ll need to market yourself and often. Especially if you plan on being solely self employed. It’s okay. Talk about yourself and what you do, to everyone. Wherever and whenever you can.
Be easy to contact
Do you have a website? Does it have a contact page? Do you have a Google Voice Number or other contact service so clients can reach you anytime? Be accessible and available to get this schmoney.
Every opportunity is not a good one
If a potential client can’t meet your rates or doesn’t want to negotiate to your terms, don’t be thirsty. Your ideal client will come, pay for your services and appreciate your value. Do not, I repeat, do not devalue yourself. Every opportunity that comes across your table won’t be for you, and that’s totally ok.
HERES A FREEBIE:
ALWAYS OVER DELIVER
Give your clients more than they expect! Be known and referred for the experience you create with your clients not just for the services you offer. Create memorable experiences and watch your client base grow!!!
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