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Do you ever wonder why clients can sometimes appear to become spontaneously unresponsive. Read about these seven strategies that can be used to both break through the communication lull, as well as keep the channels of communication open with clients.
This article is written specifically for free-lancers who may be having issues with communication and their client's. This article highlights a 5 common phrases that new free-lancer's make to their client's that actually cause a client to hate the freelancer. This article also provides alternative phrases and ways to get your point across without upsetting your client.
There are many ways to engage prospective buyers with digital advertising and some of these may come as a surprise to you. Digital advertising does not have to be intrusive or annoying if it is presented to the prospective buyer in clever ways and especially if presented to the correct market potential consumers. There are ways to combine digital advertising with social media outlets that can be a huge success for all parties involved.
In this article, the popularity of blogs and the negative effects it has had on marketers is discussed. Marketers are no longer getting as many leads from blogs as they used to. In this article the author highlights 8 essential tips to avoid this issue and shows new tactics to attract more consumers.
A Net Promoter Score is a customer loyalty metric utilised across multiple industries to measure how happy a customer is with your product or service. An NPS score is determined by sending out a single-question survey to your clients that asks: How likely is it that you would recommend our company/product/service to a friend or colleague? Respondents are asked to score their answer based on a 1-10 scale. Responses of 7 or 8 are labelled as "Passive", and scores of 0 to 6 are considered "Detractors." If a client responds with a score of 9-10, they're labeled "Promoters" of your business. Read on to find 5 clever ways to get more referrals.
In this article, a freelance logo designer is faced with a huge dilemma. The designer is reading an inquiry from a potential client and realizes that the client is low balling them. The designer is faced with a decision to either take the job or to ask the client for a larger budget. You will read some great examples of how to politely and successfully ask for a larger project budget from the client.
In this article, the technique of upselling is discussed. There are 8 different tips in this article to help you be successful when trying to accomplish an upsell. These steps will cover: your timing, knowing your customer and their wants, being creative, and reassuring them that their success is important to you as well.
Sometimes even the most well-designed websites can miss the mark when it comes to being profitable. Learn from sites that are not only user-friendly, but buyer-friendly. These six tips from successful websites, complete with screenshot examples, clearly and simply explain how to turn "I'm just browsing" into "I need it now!"
This article is written specifically for free-lancers who may not be informed on the benefits of a contract between the free lancer and their clients. The author goes into great detail about why a contract is important to the free lancer, why it is important to their client and even includes an example of how to write a contract that benefits both the free-lancer and their client.
In this article, the main topic is getting leads and referrals. The author defines referral traffic, states why referral traffic is important and also includes 7 very helpful steps to generate more referral traffic. Some of the tips included are using social media, belonging to industry forums, and commenting on other blog posts.
Working for yourself can be liberating. It gives you the opportunity to be creative and share your ideas with others, but what if your hard work goes unnoticed and you are not paid for it? What if your bills fall to the wayside and how do you plan on paying for groceries for the week? It can be extremely frustrating waiting for a pay check especially if your waiting game is months long. Here are 6 proven techniques to get clients to pay you in a timely manner.
When starting your first business, it's important to be mindful of your productivity. Several basic techniques can help you achieve this. Setting goals and targets and being disciplined about your time can both ensure good productivity. Likewise, there are personal aspects that can help you stay on your business A-Game. Looking after your body and staying close with friends and family can be crucial to your success.
What do you mean choosing? I thought clients chose me? It doesn't have to be this way. In fact it's vital for the health of your business to develop a project selection process. This article helps you throw out the trash and bring in better web design clients.