How can I attract more fresh clients for my services?
I am running a business where we provide content writing and graphic design services. How can we get more valuable clients on a daily & regular base?
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Vishwa, there is a great book (and website) called "Get Clients Now" by C.J. Heyden. She does a great job outlining all the steps from basic (business cards) to more advanced on how to find, reach out, pitch to, and keep clients. I highly recommend it! (I am not affiliated with the author, just a fan of the book)
As a brand strategist and designer myself I know how hard it can be to find new clients, my best advice is ground work. Explore the hashtags on Twitter, facebook and Instagram. Check Craigslist for clients who have an immediate need for your service. PROMOTE! PROMOTE! PROMOTE!
Try Seminars and creating your own networking events to show case your talent
Animated video will might be your option, it'll help you attract your services. And also, it will gain your business credibility. =)
To attract, you need to be attractive. You need to know who to attract and what makes them interested in you. People show interests on you when they are at that point looking for content + graphic design ...therefore you should regularly looking for people who need "timely" service.
"how to attract" and "how to look for" are two aspects you are asking for. There are many people provide very useful advise on "how to look for" here already, thus I will not work on it.
"how to attract" - look at your internet platform (attractive landing page + call to action) + your offer (marketing -> branding + promotion + campaign + freebie) + word of month (pitching skills + selling skills) + closing process (contract + collect $ + proposal + negotiation skill)
Therefore ...you "look for opportunity" than "attack to convert" in order to complete the process of getting a new client.
For regular u can set a package valued price for them,so they will choose appointed u for year instead a month,,which I have described a few attractive terms like one free graphic design or I front page and etc.for daily u can offer them like subscribe 1 time n be a mber for year for free which member will benefits 10-20% less price or any reward u want.tq
I agree with some of the prior responses that odesk, elance, freelance.com, etc., are great for gaining additional exposure. If you garnish the right relationships, it could help establish a solid base as well.
Do you have a niche for your content writing and graphic design or is it more widespread? If it is niche, you can look into potential guest blogging opportunities with blogs that share similar customer bases. For instance, my company writes about paid search marketing but one of our most popular guest bloggers writes about personal branding, which is a topic important to our base of clients. It's helped get her name out, and she helps spread ours as well.
Join Freelance websites such as odesk, elance, guru or thumbtack. Also go out and network with your target audience. Help them understand why they should choose you.
This might sound strange but the good old social approach still offers great result. Mention what you do to new people you meet. Be genuine about your abilities and always deliver more than you promised in a timely manner.
I have many of the same questions you do as I am still a start-up. I have been on the education side of writing for a long time. In my experience the best way to procure new clients is to share your talent with new readers.
Thumbtack.com is another great option to grow your business.
For content writing you get new clients very essay write of good topic ,give full knowledge ,once reader start reading don,t leave without finish if you do so it is key of success,For graphic design for this you have to visit offices show your work ,give work on time ,good customer service with feed back is key of success
Have you sign-up for Fiverr? Fiverr is ranked #353 on the Alexa scale, which, means thousands of people a day are going their to look for your type of services. Start building momentum there and build your clientele. There's always freelance.com, elance.com to promote your projects too.