You have been weeks developing a new product or program and are thrilled to be able to finally talk with a potential client about it. When the client does not say “Yes” but “UH, I’m not sure I can afford it right now. Let me think about it” that comes as a terrible shock.
One of the best time-saving strategies I've implemented is my client conversion system. You know the drill; a potential client comes along and emails/calls you asking about your services. You spend time responding, and then you never hear from them again! In this article I reveal three simple steps for creating your own client conversion system, so you only spend your time on the 'serious' clients.
Have you ever had that gut feeling when interviewing a potential client that something is 'off'? But you went ahead and worked with them anyways?
I often use Internet Explorer (Ver 6.0) on my main system,with Win XP. However, as a consultant I prefer using Netscape(Ver 4.78) to visit client or potential client sites. Sincemany no longer check to see how a page looks in Netscape, I canoften point out some changes to help Netscape users better enjoythe site.
You must attract your potential customer's interest in less than seven seconds. If you don't, you will have wasted every Euro spent. Yes, that is right, just 7 seconds for the headline and subtext, to hook your potential client.
By asking for referrals you can help potential clients be at ease and give them more trust in your company due to the potential client's trust the party that gave them the referral.
My client Anna called me last week, completely frustrated, about an unfolding nightmare with her new client. Anna had recently accepted a new client who had an exciting project. They discussed what specific needs the client had, and Anna determined that it would fit in her schedule. She received a down payment for the work, and scheduled the time in her calendar.
It's far easier to get back together with a client you've lost or had no contact with than to get a new client - just think about the last time you had to cold call a prospect list. In this article I'll show you step-by-step how to get a meeting with a former client at which you can pitch to become part of their life once again. And, SMOKE your competition!
Don't just "settle" for any client; have patience and wait for that client who sparks your passion!
The fact is that every bid goes to client's inbox is a pain to evaluate, and all the more important when your client is reading your proposal after binning a bad proposal. There really isn't a "magical key" that works for every bid. There are, however, some basic steps you can follow while drafting your proposal to increase the chances of the prospective client considering your bid seriously.
Author Tessa Stowe reveals strategies to help you more quickly get a "yes" from a potential client.
Can you close a sale in just seven seconds? If you make a great first impression, you can do it even faster. Seven seconds is the average length of time you have to make a first impression. If yours is not good, you won’t get another chance with that potential client. But if you make a great first impression you can bet that the client is more likely to take you and your company seriously.
The infinite potential for your success is dependent only on the satisfaction of your most recent client.
Does your website have a clear definition directed to your ideal client or customer? One of the least used aspects in website development is having a "who we help" page. It truly helps in allowing your visitors to have a deeper connection of engagement and allow you to connect with potential customers. Most websites go on and on about their product and services without allowing the visitors to identify with you and your business and how it can benefit them.
If you are a lawyer or therapist, you will want new clients. Getting new clientscan be as simple as knowing how to introduce yourself so people wantto be your client.