How to get referrals from clients and friends

How to get referrals from clients and friends

These are the top 3 ways I find clients:

  1. Referrals from my clients.
  2. Facebook groups.
  3. Referrals from others in my niche.

I’ve tried a million different ways of getting clients: cold emailing, Twitter, LinkedIn, guest blogging, Facebook ads, advertising… the list goes on. While some of these have worked (I used to have great success in landing small projects through Twitter!) they just haven’t worked as magically as the 3 above. Not by miles.

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5 things you can do to quickly grow your business

5 steps to quickly growing your business

Before quitting your day job, you need to be earning a comfortable, consistent amount of money from your business. But it’s pretty tricky to do that when you can only work on your business on the evenings.

You can’t focus on your freelancing while you work full-time, but you can’t quit your day job until you get more clients and more money. It’s a never-ending, unfair cycle.

A recent reader said that her job often feels toxic and tends to mess with her creativity, which isn’t good for freelancing. She wants to quit, but she has a mountain of bills that she can’t reduce and not enough freelance income to cover them. She feels totally stuck.

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How to get clients from Facebook groups

how to get clients from facebook groups

One of the biggest problems freelancers face is finding clients.

Where can you find them?

Where you can you find the right clients?

How do you actually get them to book a spot in your schedule instead of disappearing forever?

Those are just a few of the questions people want answers to.

But today, I’m going to tackle the first one: where can you find clients?

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