49: How and why to leverage free work to land paying clients


When starting out as a freelancer, doing free work can really jumpstart you into landing paid clients. And when I say “free”, it’s actually work in exchange for a testimonial!

We discussed how free work can build your confidence in Episode 7 but in this episode I am breaking down the HOW and WHY it can help you land paying clients!

Head over to the Live Free Podcast Mastermind to check out the Swap-it-Sunday thread I mentioned in this episode! And if you are reaching out to someone you know, let us hold you accountable!

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Learn how to earn $3K a month+ as a freelancer working less than 25 hours a week even if you think you have no experience.

This FREE crash course will teach you all about the freelance industry, so you can finally end the family vs. finances battle.

In this episode, we cover:

  • what you should offer for free,
  • how big the offer should be,
  • when to stop offering free work, and
  • how to turn these projects into paid projects

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