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Apr 15, 2019
Tucson, AZ
I'm curious what you guys have found to be the best way to consistently get freelance work, and specifically how to get started. I was thinking of trying to go local first. Do cold calls still work, or would I be better off putting my time and effort elsewhere?

The type of work I'm looking to do is Web Development, App Development, SEO optimization, and Graphics Design. I know there are clients out there. I've completed contracts in all of these fields in the past, but never built a brand around any of the work to get the ball rolling.

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Andy Black

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You can also try cold emailing businesses. It will take you an afternoon or two to learn how to do it properly, but I promise it will be worth it.

Just open a Google Sheet and go to where your ideal clients hang out. Tip: Try Facebook and LinkedIn groups, industry-specific forums, Angellist...

There's a guy on YouTube called Alex Berman who has this cold email thing covered well. Here's a great tutorial explaining how to go about this:

As for writing the actual cold email, I can help.

But I need you to watch the tutorial first and get about 20 potential clients lined up in your sheet. Then just PM me if you need any help.

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