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Writing a Proposal for a Client

Reality Blog: The 4 Benefits of Writing Proposals for Clients

By Andrew Murray | July 19, 2019

A well-written proposal has four important benefits… for you and the prospective client. When you write a well-thought-out proposal for your client, you increase your odds of landing the project and head off potential miscommunications down the road.

How to Create Your Own Client Satisfaction Process

By Kimberly Weitkamp | June 26, 2019

When you map out and use this client satisfaction process, you demonstrate your professionalism and remind people why they chose to work with you. Eliminate unpleasant surprises and increase the number of repeat clients you get.

A handshake over money - collecting debts

Collecting Debt from Long-Distance Freelance Clients

By Sadie Baker | June 25, 2019

It’s a common fear among freelancers—that they’ll put in hard work and a client will refuse to pay them for it. These tips on collecting debts will help.

Reality Blog: Exceed Your Client’s Expectations and the Rewards Will Come

By Andrew Murray | June 21, 2019

Do you make a point to exceed your client’s expectations? If you make this a regular part of how you do business, you’ll see more work, and more referrals, come your way.

Reality Blog: Warning! The Downside of Accepting Freebies

By Andrew Murray | June 14, 2019

As a web writer, you’ll have opportunities to enter in-kind partnerships with businesses. Most will be great. But some advice on accepting freebies, so you don’t get taken advantage of…

How to Grow Your Business by Becoming a “Gift Horse”

By Melissa Gouty | June 12, 2019

Giving gifts to clients can help you grow your writing business. When you say thank you through a gift, you actually deepen your client relationships in four important ways. Find out what they are…

How to Express Your Fees in Terms of Benefits

By Suzanna Fitzgerald | May 16, 2019

Setting fees — and then actually asking clients to pay them — is a big challenge for a lot of writers. Learn to tie your fees in with your benefits and this conversation becomes easier.

Reality Blog: What Would You Do If a Client Didn’t Pay You?

By Andrew Murray | April 26, 2019

Few things are more rewarding than landing a new client, doing good work, and getting paid. But what happens when you don’t get paid? The reason probably falls into one of four categories. See what they are and how to deal with each.

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