Freelancing can be fun and exciting, especially when you're first getting started. So how do you get started? How do you actually go about finding that first client? I don’t have all the answers, but here are a few ideas for kick-starting your freelance career.
"The best way to learn is by doing, and I've been learning a lot as I go. Now I see the value in what I do, and it makes it easier to walk away from clients who insist they can't afford my rates. "Keep me in mind when you have the budget to pay professional rates," I tell them".
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Curt Richardson escaped a moribund industry by taking control of his company's product line and tapping into mobile technology trends. "I don't know what competitors are doing with their systems, prices, or infrastructure," he says. "To me, it doesn't really matter. We're our own worst enemy here."
You don’t ask people how much they earn, women how much they weigh or short men how tall they are. These questions will probably cause embarrassment. But there's another question, one which more business people never ask, that will unlock masses of sales potential
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