4 Quick Tips For Locking Down Freelance Clients

Brad Bartlett
3 min readMar 2, 2023

Finding it tough to identify paying clients? Here are four tips to get you started.

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As a freelance writer, I know firsthand how hard it can be to identify quality clients.

And while you may begin your freelance career praying for any paying client, after a while, you’ll want to transition to higher-paying and more reliable clients.

Here’s the good news: High-quality, long-term client partnerships exist.

If you have a product or service that is done with excellence, you can bet that there are clients out there looking for you.

Here are four quick tips to help you find and secure your perfect freelance client:

1. Network with Similar Freelancers:

Conferences, conventions, and other types of professional meetups provide great opportunities to connect with like-minded freelancers who can offer insights into the clients they have previously worked with.

Plus, chances are you’ll be able to find other freelance professionals who can give you tips and advice on approaching potential clients.

It doesn’t even have to be related to your niche or industry. I recently spent some time in San Francisco at an AI developers conference in hopes of rubbing…



Brad Bartlett

Professional Freelance Copywriter. (www.bradleebartlett.co) Musings on #freelancing, #productivity, #self-development, and more!