Discussion in 'Making Money' started by ELPRESADOR BEAST, Aug 28, 2013.
That's how I get my business.
Walk through the door, or even better hire someone on commission to do it for you.
Welcome to BHW and it is nice to see someone not afraid to jump right in and "work."
Good luck to you...but you will not need it if you go at it like you already are!
Good on you mate. Nice to see someone actually going out and doing it.
did any of them ask for review copies?
Well done man! Just well done. Pretty soon you'll be thinking bigger and scaling up. Maybe in a few months time you'll be posting about closing your 100th client.
Well done. Only if I was good at design.. just don't know what to do once I open PS.
Try to grow by opening up for the affiliate model. Basically you just tell them that they get $XX or XX% if they refer a new client to you.
This is awesome. I think that few people recognize that you actually have to get up and do something to make themselves better. You see problems, find a solution and then EXECUTE rather than make excuses as to why you shouldn't take the chance. For example, I've known people that wouldn't go out and buy a respectable outfit to prospect for clients in. Their talent is wasted because they do not work hard to use all of their potential. Hard workers maximize potential and work ethic trumps talent any day of the week.
I read a thread by user Taktikal (cannot link yet) but he does share this tidbit for getting more business:
He mentions that to get new clients, he gives them a referral commission. Perhaps you can do the same!
and remember, after a job is finished, follow up and ask if they have any other friends who are business owners who may need the same great service you just provided them!
Good luck and keep up the hard work!
I might get to the hiring someone sooner than I think! Got another client this morning.
I'm not sure he is so happy waiting a month though :/ Time to hire an indian!
I started from nothing, just follow tutorials.
Photoshop is scarier than it looks, you only need about 5 of the tools you can see!
The refferal idea is a good one, I will need to look into this in the future if work drops off!
I'm planning on teaming up with a SEO specialist and up sell them on that. I'm also negotiating a discount from a local printer to try and offer my clients cheap leaflets and flyers if they need them.
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