7. Use a Scheduler for Ease of Access and to Avoid Text Tag
Be prepared when it comes to scheduling your Design Discovery. Provide a schedule link with at least four convenient times in a given week. Do not provide an entire day. It will make you look downright desperate (and that’s not very appealing). Simple schedulers include Calendly, Acuity, ScheduleOnce, and TimeDrive. Find your best fit.
Following the steps here will help you focus proactively on your ideal clients instead of just waiting and wondering to see who shows up. Applying strategic marketing and every step detailed here will land you in the right conversations to get better projects on board. Try it!
Of course, landing your next ideal client is just the start of a successful and profitable project. Having the right rate structure is the key to a proposal that maximizes your margin while assuring your ideal client of your unparalleled value. Fall 2021 High Point Market offers two opportunities to get business building advice from designer business coach Melissa Galt. On October 16, at 10am, she will discuss “How to Leverage Flat Fees; The Fast Track to Better Clients & Bigger Profits,” in the Universal Furniture showroom. And on Sunday, October 17, at 2pm she will present “Turning Productivity into Profit” at The Point.