How To Pitch For New Clients
Nail the art of pitching and win more business
Started your own business, but not sure how to get clients? Learn how to pitch like a pro!
Pitching can be a scary part of freelancing - but it's also an essential path to finding work. As lovely as it would be for clients to fall into your lap, the reality is that finding clients, especially clients that fit your business and values, requires a little work.
This e-course from the Freelance Lifestyle will teach you:
- How to identify your ideal client
- How to match your services to their needs
- How to sum up your services in a sentence
- How to use freelance bidding sites
- How to prepare for and excel at networking
- How to use LinkedIn to boost your business
- How to create a pitching document
- How to set up a newsletter that could win you clients
- How to set up your terms and conditions
The Freelance Lifestyle is the work of Emma Cossey, social media consultant, business trainer and career coach. Previous clients have included The Discovery Channel, Macleans, Shell, Dorothy Perkins, ParentDish UK, Tempero, Camelot (National Lottery), Groupon and The Times online.
I’ve been freelance for nearly ten years now, working with both big and small companies on an assortment of social media, copywriting, blogging, training and consulting projects. I’m based out in Berkshire, in the Bracknell Forest (that’s about 90 minutes outside London for those of you who don’t live in the UK), with my son Oscar and my husband Peter.
StartIdentify who your client is...and what they want
StartLet LinkedIn do some passive pitching for you
StartInvestigate Freelance Bidding Sites
StartHow to deal with nerves at networking
StartGo local (and online)
StartSummarise and sell at networking events
StartGet in their inbox
StartCreating a draft proposal
StartSet your Terms and Conditions