Today more than ever, a strong website presence can help make or break a customer’s decision to choose one business over a competitor. When a client comes to you in need of a website, you’ll more than likely take on the project--even if you don’t know how to build one yourself, or have anyone on hand who does.
All of marketing channels mentioned in this article are the best way of reaching customers, especially if you’re in design business industry. They will help you stay relevant, competitive and profitable, especially in this technological age.
Asking for the sale can be nerve-wracking. But before you ask for the sale from a client, there are three things you need to ask yourself.
Referrals are great, sure, but networking is necessary. Find out how to build rapport with potential clients and take the pressure off of meetings.
Check out our recap of our very first Futur Pro Group meetup here in LA. You may or may not catch FOMO.
Ask the right questions to make sure you're getting to the heart of your lead's problem before you ask for the sale.
Wondering how to get more out of your conversations with clients? The trick is figuring out how to be a great listener.
More than anything, your client wants to make sure their needs and wants are heard. Make sure you're listening to understand before you devise a solution.
Confidence doesn't always come naturally. So how can you boost your confidence? We've got one simple strategy that you might already be doing.
In sales, one of the most important steps to being confident is sheer humility. It's OK to not know everything when pitching to clients.
Wondering how to show confidence to prospective clients? Hint: you don't have to know everything.
Feeling stuck selling $50 logo designs? Take it from us: your pricing structure won't change until your mindset does.
When a project goes beyond the original scope, asking for overages can be awkward. To avoid this, start to look at your time as a resource.
A $50 client might not seem like the worst thing to have, but too many $50 clients can slow your growth as a creative professional.
You've scheduled a meeting with a prospective client. Now what? We break down the first two major components of a first meeting.
Meeting a client for the first time? We break down four client profiles to take note of before your next meeting.
Are you new to freelancing? Here are 9 lessons every freelancer should know to make the career path a little smoother.
From one creative professional to another, here are our recommendations on how to get more clients.
Are you a designer looking to refine your business chops? Check out these ten business books all creatives need to read.
What do you do when you have no work? Reinvent yourself. When times are tough, you'll have to adapt to the changes.
Melinda Livsey of Marks and Maker is here to tell us how she started charging $5k for strategy. Grab your pen and paper!
How do you get paid for your design thinking? Here's how to sell strategy without any design or visuals.
Client meetings can be intimidating, but we all have to do them as creative professionals. Here's how to take the pressure off of client meetings.
CEO of SalesHood, Elay Cohen, shares how to prioritize for productivity each day, and how you can start now.
Ready for your most productive work day yet? CEO of Baron Fig, Joey Cafone, shares his top tips for a productive work day.
How do you run a successful sales call where you and the client get what you both want? Matthew Encina shares 5 rules.