Clients Questions


2 Votes
1 Answers
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Dealing with clients that start consulting project later than scheduled?

I sometimes provide on-site ruby on rails consulting that clients book in advance.How do I deal with clients that commit to a time slot and when that time comes, they want to reschedule it for a...

asked Mar 12 '14 at 23:37
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Marjorie Cowie
30 points

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2 Answers
1.48K Views
Social media freelancers: how do you manage all your clients?

What tools do you use to manage multiple clients? At the moment, since I am just starting out, I either just store all credentials in an excel file and login to each social account manually... or...

asked Jun 11 '14 at 15:58
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Owen Stowers
2 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
537 Views
How to find enterprise clients for our product?

I am building a B2B SaaS application that I would like to primarily sell to enterprise clients. I'm primarily a "hacker" and very little knowledge of how the sales process works. How can I go about...

asked Jun 6 '14 at 16:43
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Roberto Bunch
6 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
591 Views
How to establish a network when just starting out in a service-based business?

I am venturing to start a consulting firm that does social media marketing and content creation. Starting with nothing except my knowledge about the field, how do I create a network and establish...


1 Votes
0 Answers
492 Views
What is your retention strategy to keep existing customers and minimize churn?

What works best for you in order to minimize churn and keep existing clients from choosing another solution?We currently try to survey all customers once a month and then try to fix the problems...

asked Jun 16 '14 at 22:27
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David Rodgers
7 points

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1 Answers
777 Views
Outreach to potential customers in order to pitch consulting services?

I'm just getting started with a consulting business and don't have any clients or personal network I can tap into to get the ball rolling.Is it ok to cold-reach potential customers that fit my...


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How to approach potential clients?

Basically I’m looking to create a mobile app where people can book last minute spa treatments/breaks on their phone. What I want to know is how do I get the spa companies to be on board with this...

asked Nov 22 '14 at 09:21
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Karen George
1 point

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.59K Views
Burnt-out startup founder: How can I find freelance clients?

I have been doing startups for the last 6 years and have had mostly failures, and a single success. I was able to sell the one startup that succeeded for about a year's salary that I would get...

asked Jun 15 '15 at 15:58
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George Kopp
12 points

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0 Answers
1.13K Views
How to get projects for startup software company?

I am planning to start a software company. How do I get projects?

asked Jun 16 '15 at 10:28
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Reddy
-4 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
771 Views
Using open source projects to get more clients?

We are a new development consulting shop and figuring out how to get new clients. There is a lot of blog posts and talk about contributing to open source and it attracts potential clients.Has...

asked Jun 1 '14 at 15:25
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Bette Miller
14 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
719 Views
Consulting firms: should you NOT target startups as clients?

Should web development consulting firms try to avoid targeting startups as clients? One of the key issues with startups is funding (most don't have any) and the ones that have raised a small seed,...

asked May 30 '14 at 13:14
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Arthur Baxter
7 points

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547 Views
Sourcing clients for new consultancy?

From your personal experience, what has been the best way to get clients for your consulting business? Here is what I have brainstormed till now, but can't do everything: Sites like Freelancer and...

asked May 27 '14 at 18:29
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Robert Mc Lain
2 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
898 Views
Strategies to "cold email" prospective clients?

I run a small mobile app consulting shop and filling the pipeline has become very hard. Even though the media talks about a shortage of good app developers and a high demand, I'm having a tough...

asked May 19 '14 at 20:26
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Jonathan Pulley
11 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
1.09K Views
How to find your first consulting clients?

If you don't have a network which you can get referrals from, how do you find your first consulting clients for a one-person development firm?

asked May 12 '14 at 17:55
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Robert Sheehan
7 points

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499 Views
Best ways to create value in service based businesses?

I provide design and UX consulting for startups. What are some ways to provide value so that the clients keep coming back with more business?My work is of high quality -- I'm looking for secondary...

asked Apr 28 '14 at 14:27
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416 Views
How can I find customer or clients?

How to find customer or clients. We are already doing SEO and Content Optimization. But wanted to know other ways to engage with businesses.

asked Apr 14 '14 at 09:42
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Mitul Patel
-9 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
529 Views
Attracting non-profits to use our SaaS app?

We're planning to launch our app and want to give it away for free to non-profits so that: We're giving something back to the world. We could potentially get paid clients through them via word of...

asked Mar 14 '14 at 11:21
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Claire Riggio
40 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
476 Views
How many clients have you gotten off social media for your consulting business?

I do social media consulting on the side and most of my clients come from networking face to face at events.I'm wondering how many people do other consultants get right off of the social networks...

asked Mar 11 '14 at 21:11
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John Knipe
25 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
2.9K Views
Getting web design clients without prior experience or portfolio?

I just began consulting on the side as a UI/UX designer so don't have a portfolio of clients. The only thing I can put in there is work I've done while being employed for a company full time.How...

asked Mar 5 '14 at 23:32
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Murray Favela
55 points

1 Votes
3 Answers
757 Views
SaaS sales without sales people. How can just two hackers do it?

My co-founder and I are creating a SaaS product similar to Basecamp with our own funds. We don't have the resources to hire anyone to do sales right now. When we launch, what are some unique...

asked Feb 8 '14 at 21:00
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Araki
6 points