Raise your hand if you like fishing.
Me? Not so much. Maybe it was because my husband took me fishing too often when we were dating, but it’s just not my thing.
Is it ironic then that when I started my freelance blogging career, I wanted to take on the role of the fisherman?
Here’s the thing. You can either be a fish in a sea of other fishes (read: freelance bloggers) and seek out the same clients everyone else is, or you can be be the bait and attract the myriad of fish in another pond. Those other fish? They’re your clients.
When I started freelance blogging seriously, I knew one thing for sure: I didn’t want to spend all my time pitching to clients. I wanted them to come to me. And now they do.
Here’s how I reel in blogging clients and how you can, too. [Read more…]