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Curtis McHale

Strategies to Produce a Winning Proposal when Stuck at the Gatekeeper

We’ve spent the last two posts looking at how you identify the real buyer of a project and then four ways you can woo the gatekeeper to talk to the buyer. Even with this information, sometimes you’re still going to get stuck talking to the gatekeeper. The thing is, that without talking to the buyer, […]

4 Questions to Figure Out If You’re Talking to the Buyer or a Gatekeeper

While it can be flattering to be asked to quote on a project, it can also be a huge waste of time. When I started freelancing, I’d send a proposal as long as I figured that the person requesting it had blood flowing through their veins. This meant losing almost every proposal I sent, because […]