Episode 20

The Ruby Freelancers Show 020 – Get Clients Now! with C.J. Hayden


July 13th, 2012

1 hr 26 secs

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C. J. Hayden (twitter getclientsnow.com)
Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp)
Eric Davis (twitter github blog)
Evan Light (twitter github blog)
Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog)


Following Up
Keeping the Pipeline Full
Use the book as a coach.
Work with the book.
Advantages of one-on-one coaching.
Benevolent Peer Pressure
Getting Things Done by David Allen
Socratic Questioning
Evoking Interest > Telling What to Do
How do you find a coach?
Not all coaches are a good fit.
Many Tactics, 6 Strategies

Direct Contact and Followup
Networking and Referral Building
Public Speaking
Writing and Publicity
Promotional Events
Effective self promotion comes from a place of passion.
Scale, to prevent burnout.
Getting Referral Sources
Using CRM Effectively
Referring people to articles/blog posts


Marketing Monday (Eric)
The Busy Trap (Evan)
TweetBot (Evan)
Yahoo Voice Hacked - Change Your Passwords (Jeff)
Twitter Bootstrap (Jeff)
Ultra Mega Job Board List (Jeff)
Motor Oil (Chuck)
Rapportive (Chuck)
Why You Don't Market The Way You Should (C. J.)
In Marketing, One Size Does Not Fit All (C. J.)