Up and to the Right: 11/28/2017

 

Here are 3 links worth your time this week:


Mule Design founder Mike Monterio explains how to close clients with 8 actionable tips for pitching projects. The takeaway:  Focus on the problem the client is trying to solve and present your solution in a way that aligns it with their business goals. (8-minute read). How to pitch a project
 

Freelance writer Kristen Pope shares her tips for making the most of your freelancing during the holiday season.  The takeaway: Get organized ahead of time and be sure to set clear expectations about availability and project progress with your clients. (4-minute read). The Freelance Writer’s Guide to Staying Sane During the Holidays
 

Nathan Barry shares how he built ConvertKit to solve his own problems and connect with his audience. The takeaway: Engage your network with multiple touch points to ensure you stay top of mind and don't be afraid to share everything you know to help others.  (11-minute read). How Nathan Barry Turned ConvertKit Into an $8M+ Business in 4 Years

Stuart Balcombe