Consultants: Welcome to The Vault


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. 

Recommended Resources

You're a busy person. Here are the top four resources in The Vault. Start with these.

The Ultimate Guide To Client Testimonials

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.

The 15-Minute Guide to 'Why_' Conversations

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 Webcast

Get More Clients Without Spending More Time Marketing

Learn three strategies for getting more clients for your business.

Get More Clients With Outreach Marketing

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

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. 

Delegating Your To-Do List

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. 

Setting Up A Client Intake And Application

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.

Setting Up Your Consulting Website

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Interview your client and propose a value-based price

Interview your client and propose a value-based price

In this guide, you'll learn how to interview your client and propose a value-based price for a project.

Guide on Value-Based Pricing Prospecting Questions

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

Promoting Your Best Content With Outreach

Video Trainings and Webcasts

Is Your Consulting Website Making These Mistakes_

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.

A Freelancer’s Guide to Outreach

A Freelancer’s Guide to Outreach

In this webcast, Bryce Bladon and I discuss how to use Outreach Marketing as a freelancer. 

Find Your Dream Client

Webcast: Find Your Dream Client

In this webcast, Bryce Bladon and I discuss how to find your dream client as a freelancer. 

How To Get On Podcasts As A Guest

How To Get On Podcasts As A Guest (MicroConf Presentation)

In this presentation from MicroConf (2016), you'll learn the framework to follow to get on podcasts as a guest. 

Exclusive Interviews

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:

 

If there's anything I can do to help you grow your business, you can ask me anything on my AMA page — or just hit reply and ask me any question you'd like.

Excelsior!

— Kai