“How do I get writing clients?” Easily one of the most frequently asked questions around here – and the answer is: There are infinite ways of getting clients.
Oh wait… you probably wanted something a little more specific.
So let’s take a look at some places online where you might find clients.
Let’s look at Fiverr.com today. Fiverr’s pretty cool – the idea is that you can go there and get someone to do some small task for you for… you guessed it – $5.
I’ve gotten research done, prospect lists compiled, logos made, a Prezi made, and even had a video made of a very talented sign-flipping guy holding a sign with my domain on it. Oh yes – there was also the guy who painted his car windows with my message for a week.
Once, I even bought an article. ONCE.
Of course I got what I paid for – and therein lies a possible opportunity for you if you’re just starting out.
The article I got was horrible. Bad grammar, stuffed with fluff, and just overall nauseating. Betting nearly every article buyer on there is getting the same sort of deliverable.
$5 is not much – obviously. And I wouldn’t touch a project that paid that little… NOW. But when I first started, I wrote for even less because I didn’t know I could charge more. Frankly, if I were desperate, I’d do it – if it meant my kids going hungry, or even missing a bill.
There’s even a way you could make this work pretty well for you… but I’ll get into that in the next post. The few hour delay will give you time to get over the sour stomach you probably have right now at the prospect