Welcome to "The Vault," a premium resource center for you and your business.
Here you’ll find links to all of my best resource, guides for freelancers and consultants.
You're a busy person. Here are the top four resources in The Vault. Start with these.
The Ultimate Guide to Client Testimonials
Wondering how to get a good testimonial from a client instead of the ol':
"They were great to work with! I recommend them!" — Your contact
In "The Ultimate Guide to Client Testimonials" you'll get direct, specific instructions on how to get high-quality, powerful testimonials from your clients.
Market Research: The 15-Minute Guide to 'Why?' Conversations
Are you wondering how to go from 'pair of hands' to 'trusted consultant'?
After a decade of practice, the trick, I've discovered, is to focus on the questions that you ask to understand your target market.
In this guide, you'll learn how to use 'Why?' conversations to understand your target market and better sell your services.
Get More Clients With Outreach Marketing
In this guidebook, you'll learn the fundamentals behind running a successful outreach campaign. Use these principles to stimulate conversations with decision makers, prospects, and clients
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Guides, Mini-Guides, and Booklets
Content Promotion Manual
Become a master at promoting your best articles with the Content Promotion Manual. This guide will show you the best steps to take to promote your best content.
The Freelancer’s Guide To Delegating Your To Do List
I'm a bit of a productivity geek (my copy of Getting Things Done is heavily annotated).
The Freelancer's Guide To Delegating Your To Do List is a collection of the lessons, tips, and tactics I've found most useful when managing and delegating to-dos.
Quick Start Guide: Setting Up A Client Intake And Application
Are you struggling to set up a client intake and application system?
This guide is for you.
It's a quick start guide on how to set up a client intake and application. My video training program "Application Systems" is a more detailed training on setting up your client intake, but this quick start guide will help you get started.
Quick Start Guide: Setting Up Your Consulting Website
Are you struggling to get your consulting website up and running?
In this Quick Start Guide, learn how to create your consulting website using SquareSpace, a simple, easy to use, and affordable website builder.
Writing Emails People Want To Receive
Are you wondering how to get people to reply to your emails?
In this guide, you'll learn the specific steps to take to write emails that people want to reply to.
How To Write A Pitch To Guest On A Podcast
If you're approaching podcasts as a guest, then the strength of your pitch is often the key element.
In this guide, you'll learn a simple process you can follow to refine and strengthen your podcast pitches.
Content Creation Blueprint
Creating content — writing articles, tips, emails, etc. — can be a struggle. What are you supposed to write about? How do you know if it's working?
In this short guide, you'll get a blueprint for your content creation process.
Content Promotion Checklist
Once you've created your content, there's the challenge of promoting the content.
Excerpted from the "Content Promotion Manual," this checklist will help you promote your next piece of content.
How To Find Anyone's Email Address
If you're working on an outreach campaign, you most likely have stumbled once or twice trying to find the email address for the person you want to reach.
In this guide, you'll learn the different strategies, tactics, and tools that I recommend to find anyone's email address.
Guide on Value-Based Pricing Prospecting Questions
This guide contains my recommended questions on Establishing Business Objectives, Measures of Success, and Value and Assessing Your Personal Contribution To The Project.
Growing Your Consulting Business
- Swipe File of Phone and Email Scripts, including my Prospecting Email and Prospecting Phone Script, to use as you interview and qualify your prospects
Promoting Your Best Content With Outreach
- Video Q&A on Outreach and Pitching — In this video Q&A, you'll learn the exact steps you can take to pitch and promote your best content (60-minute viewing time)
- A Collection of my Favorite Outreach Tools — an assortment of tools I use to make outreach more efficient and effective.
- Collection of Email Templates — A library of email templates that I use for outreach
Video Trainings and Webcasts
Is Your Consulting Website Making These Mistakes?
In this presentation from the Double Your Freelancing Conference (2015), Kurt Elster and Kai Davis discuss the top mistakes that we see freelancing websites make.
For your viewing pleasure, I've included three interviews with freelancers, consultants, and agency owners who are using podcasting to generate a stream of prospects and clients for their business. Click on any of the following links to watch the videos: