How To Write a Proposal and Win More Clients

How To Write Freelance Proposals

You’ve found the client, you’ve discussed the project in detail, and now’s your chance to make some money!

I’ve shared how to find clients without having to chase after them, how to start each project off on the right foot with a questionnaire, and now comes arguably one of the most important steps in the process – creating a proposal.

The thought of creating a proposal for your clients is intimidating, especially if you’re just starting out and have never written one before.

Hopefully by the end of this post you’ll feel confident in creating your own proposals, and you can start winning more clients. [Read more…]

10 Tips to Become a Better, More Successful Freelancer

Freelance Success Tips
As a freelancer you’re your own boss, and that entails a lot of mundane tasks that require good judgement on how you go about doing things.

Some of these tips are going to appear as common sense, but they may be the reminder you need to refine your work process. I hope you’re able to pick some value in these tips, no matter where you’re at with your freelance career. [Read more…]

How I Manage My Virtual Office

How I Manage My Virtual Office
As a freelance designer and consultant, I’ve come across many SaaS (“Software as a Service”) applications that claim to save me time and effort for any aspect of my business. This means time-tracking apps, project management, invoicing, and even writing proposals. I always like to try out new apps when I come across them. Just maybe they’d be better than what I use now, and it wouldn’t be a stretch to change up my process for the greater good. It’s been many years of trial-and-error, and I think I finally have it down pat.

None of my current clients live near me, or are even remotely close to the same time-zone. This means everything I do is virtual, and it’s important to set up a good system to rely on. I’ve never come across a major logistical issue I couldn’t solve in one way or the other, so I want to share some of the services I use to solve those problems. [Read more…]