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04/11/16

How to Spread the Word About Your Business

How to Spread the Word About Your Business

You’ve started your business and are excited that you’re ready to offer your services/products to the world – but how do you let people know you’re there to help them? Business promotion and marketing are the very important ways in which you spread the word about your business. Here are some key ways to get that process started for yourself! (Or jump-start your current process!) Spread the word through giving This is so important that…

04/04/16

Why You Should Define Your Ideal Client

Why You Should Define Your Ideal Client

Everyone knows that you as a business should have a target market. Here’s why I believe that you should go farther than that and define one ideal client. 01 What is an ideal client? Before we can talk about how important it is to define an ideal client, we have to establish what an ideal client actually is! I define it as the person that you would consider the most enjoyable client to work with,…

02/15/16

How To Educate Your Client & Why You Should

How To Educate Your Client & Why You Should

Something that I never thought about when I first began my business was educating my client. I didn’t consider the fact not everyone would know exactly how my process worked, or that not everyone would implicitly know what information I needed and why. What I quickly learned is that it is essential to educate your client on every aspect of the process – so that they are clear on what will happen and what they…

01/18/16

How Dropbox Can Help Your Client Process

How Dropbox Can Help Your Client Process

I’ve been using Dropbox as a part of my client process for a long time now, and totally love how easy it makes the file-sharing part of my work! Here are the best aspects of Dropbox, and how they can help you and your client process. 01 All Files Are In One Place As soon as I start working with a client, I create a Dropbox folder just for them, and invite them to be…

01/11/16

The Significance of Using a Client Questionnaire

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As a freelancer, I use a client questionnaire for nearly every single area of work that I do – primarily branding, visual identity, and web design. The only time I don’t use a questionnaire is when I do more basic work, like book covers or small graphic design pieces. As time has gone on I’ve refined my questionnaire and have found them to be incredibly helpful for a variety of reasons! If you’re a freelancer…