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how to get new clients

13 Ways To Close More Sales And Get More Clients For Your WordPress Agency

Most designers and developers dislike everything about the sales process, but they love the end result: they get more clients. So while selling a prospect on how great you are may feel icky and uncomfortable, sales calls are a necessity if you want to stay in business. I’m one of those designers who doesn’t particularly […]

Find the Best Clients by Building an Ideal Client Profile

When you’re first starting to work for your own clients it’s often the default to take any work that comes your way. You’ve got bills to pay and kids to feed. You want to keep shoes on your feet and food in your fridge. The thing is that you’re doing some clients a disservice by […]

Lifecycle Emails: How to Make More Money & Engage Customers

Lifecycle emails can make eCommerce stores more successful. Not only do they boost store profits, but they allow you to build relationships with customers. It’s a simple strategy a lot of stores are doing—just buy anything online and see what kind of email you get. But not a lot of stores are doing it well. […]

Pricing WordPress Projects Without A Clear Scope Of Work

In a perfect world, every potential website client who contacts you about a new WordPress project would know exactly what they need, have a clear scope of work with a requirements list, and understand the costs associated with their request. But perfectly educated clients are rarely reality because they don’t build websites or work with […]

How To Turn Down New Projects And Be A Hero

When you start freelancing or you start a creative agency, at first you have to take every bit of work that comes your way. You need to do this for experience, for portfolio-building, and to develop your systems, processes, and ideal client profile. Then, as your freelance business or WordPress agency grows, you’re going to […]

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 […]

How to Get Clients for Your Agency With No Cold Calling (8 Easy Tips)

Would you like it if your potential clients reached out to you instead of you cold calling them? Well, who wouldn’t!? It doesn’t matter whether you’re a consultant or run a full-blown agency, your situation is not ideal if all (or most of) your work comes through cold calling. Not only do cold pitches mean […]