"This is such a huge, fantastic straightforward write-up. Thank you so much!"
"I work as a freelance filmmaker and this really resonated with me. Thank you for your post- it was definitely inspirational and got me thinking about some things and my own strategies!"
"Awesome down to earth perspective. Thanks so much for sharing. I am getting into the freelance game right now and these ideas really help. I appreciate the idea of getting speaking events. I’m going to do that for sure."
Those are just some of the hundreds of comments left on my blog posts about freelance and the lessons I've learned starting a consulting business. You can check those out here or here. I received so many questions about the tactics that go into building a business, I decided that I needed to create a resource that shared everything I knew. But I had to partner with someone who was still relatively new in their career and include tips from the early days!
So I partnered with Alex Vaughan and put together 100 tips for making your first $100k...a guide that is helpful EVEN if you're just getting started.
This guide will help you boost your revenue and business within months.
We both know that freelancing isn't easy. We both know that freelancing requires a lot of late nights and early mornings to get things rolling. And unlike most people, we both know that freelancing doesn't mean we do things for free. Yet, for some reason - we come across folks who want exactly that!
Once you read these tips, you will be so busy with paying clients that you won't have time to deal with those who want to haggle and raggle your fee.
- What kind of things will you learn in this book?
- Tactics that will help you grow your network in the industry
- The most important processes + tools for running a freelance business
- Identifying the key messages that can help you tell your story
- How to tell your brand's story in a meaningful way
- How to capitalize on existing relationships to drive revenue
- How to generate referrals from potential clients
- The best investment you can make as a freelancer
- How to avoid the 'I'm too busy' trap that so many people fall into
- How to differentiate yourself from the competition
- Tactics for generating press and news coverage
- Insights that will lead to closing five figure deals
- How to capitalize on the internet to generate leads
- Strategies for building reputations with those considered VIPS
With just ONE of these insights, you could be looking at earning an additional $1,000 or $5,000. In this guide, we share more than 100 tips that will unlock answers to questions and topics like these and more. But we're not just giving you tools and tips for the sake of it...
If you execute these tips are going to lead you to a six figure business. I'm so confident in this guide that we're actually offering a 100% guarantee on refunding your money if you're not happy with it.
If you buy these 100 tips, execute and still can't take your business to more than $100,000 - I'll not only give you your money back - I'll give you a FREE hour of my time in which we can discuss it.
The majority of small businesses fail in their first five years - not because of the product or service, not because of poor accounting practices...but from a lack of sales. - Entreprenur.com
What will you get from this guide?
Serviceable Tactics: We get the theory. We get the idea of inbound marketing and generating press. But what can you do to actually turn these ideas into action? That's in this guide.
50+ Freelance Tools: Time is money is a cliche saying because it's true. Luckily, there are a handful of tools out there that can help you save more time and make more moolah as a result.
Possible 100x+ Return: We're talking about a small $25 fee here. The insights in this book should without question cover at LEAST 100x the cost at $2,500. In fact, I'm hopeful that over your career - This guide can be responsible for more than a 10000x return.
About The Authors
Ross Simmonds is a digital strategist and entrepreneur with a passion for technology and communications. In 2013, Ross walked away from his 9 to 5 at a local ad agency to kick-start his own digital marketing service company. In just two years, at the age of 27 he built a freelance marketing business that did more than $250k in revenue. Since then, he’s continued to grow this company while also launching two new businesses; Crate, a marketing software and Hustle & Grind, a coffee subscription service for entrepreneurs.
Over the last few years Ross has had the chance to work with brands ranging from Fortune 500 companies along with a wide range of technology startups. He’s the author of Standout, A Content Marketing Guide for Entrepreneurs and has been published in Forbes Magazine, Elite Daily, Huffington Post, The Globe & Mail and more. He blogs regularly about entrepreneurship, freelancing and marketing at his personal Blog: RossSimmonds.com
Alex Vaughan is a digital journalist who has written for everything from local papers to blogs and industry websites. As a freelance writer who travels the world, Alex shares stories of his travels on his blog: alexanderjvaughan. wordpress.com and through various other channels.
He’s the co-host of the Triple Threat Podcast and has done a couple short stints of stand-up comedy. Alex has a passion for traveling, sports, writing, craft beer and film.