When you start working for yourself you need to ensure that you have a constant supply of clients, otherwise you risk having gaps in income. Sounds obvious right? But without a conscious strategy and client pipeline you risk panic-pitching to fill those gaps. It doesn’t have to be that way. Today, we chat to renowned Freelance Lifestyle Coach, Emma Cossey, who shares with us the secrets to ensuring you always have clients.
Key insights include:
- It doesn’t have to be onerous, doing small tasks often make all the difference
- How to pitch, hint – it’s nothing like you see on Dragon’s Den or The Apprentice on TV!
- How to deal with “brain-pickers” who want free advice
- The secret to success as a freelancer is spreading your risk
Emma reveals how she got started in freelancing and lots of brilliant top tips that Emma uses every day to avoid that panic pitching situation!
About Emma Cossey
Emma launched her blog and podcast in 2011 to provide freelancers with down-to-earth support, and practical advice. She wanted it to be a kind, supportive place to get tips and advice on living a great freelance life – the sort of thing Emma wished was there to help her when she started! Her business is very successful and Emma’s straight forward, practical approach to support her clients is second to none. You can find out more by contacting Emma directly:
5 Ways To Find Your Next Client – download here
Freelancer’s Tea Break podcast – listen here