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If you are a firm or group of people, how exactly you can find clients?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by F3rrAr1, Sep 4, 2015.

  1. F3rrAr1

    F3rrAr1 Newbie

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    Hello, sorry if this is not the right section for my question. If you are programmer or group of programmers or so on, what you make to find a clients?
    I mean clients for your services(web app, mobile app, desktop app, etc.). I'm asking this because I'm a programmer, worked in some firms and now I want to make my own. But I don't know how exactly to search for clients and I don't want to register in the freelance sites.

    For example: to create features for some people monthly and then they will pay me monthly.

    So, what you think, do you have some strategies?
     
  2. TayaX

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    Why dont you want to go on freelancers site ? That's the best way to bond with clients and maybe get some recurring work.

    Otherwise you're only solution is to email or mail or get in touch personally with companies around you and check if they need some work.

    But online, you'll be facing the competition of 1000's of indians working cheap, so if you want to get some nice client, get on freelancers site and prove them you're better then the 1 million already looking for work.
     
  3. Techbiggy

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    Start with doing some IM , create an professional website and work on your brand. Don't rush you will get clients . Freelancer websites are not an option. I don't know any pro business looking on freelancer websites.
     
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    I consider myself as a professional and found tons of workers that I still work with today on upwork.
     
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    Try to search Local leads generation methods or 7878 method to get clients. Because no one can guide you how to get client. It's Do it yourself Type Thing. If you can't find clients for yourself than How you can help your clients to get customers for there Products?
     
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  6. soulcollector

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    The real problem you have is start up money to find clients. People are not going to want to use you unless you have capital to reach out and touch them first. Correctly targeted psychological sales copy, market analysis and emotional buying behavior analyzed and persona targeting / retargeting by pixels setup.

    You are playing with fire when you don't know how to use it. Come up with 10 solid points of your service, then write sales copy around those 10 points. If the sales copy doesn't emotionally touch you and make you want to buy, scrap it all and start over. Once it gets to that point of you wanting to buy, then start advertising it and split testing ads. From there you will develop your sales copy conversions and tactics used to generate sales and repeat clients. Your only goal would be to get repeat clients to buy monthly from you. I'd recommend that you use that money to buy assets that will make money not dependent on the repeat buying of the same clients.

    I hope it works out for you, but at this point not even my cat would buy from you (so work on your sales copy and advertising!).
     
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  7. F3rrAr1

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    Thank you guys for your advice.
    I think I will create first something for me - some affiliate / ecommerce sites, to make some profit / portfolio and then I will start to search for clients and to offer my skills.
     
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