Monday, March 12, 2007

Creatively Self-Employed

I was web-wandering while sitting here with the sun pouring in through the big window next to me, talking with Shannon as she works through lesson preparation for her students back in the big city, and I happened upon this interesting site called Creatively Self-Employed .

Of course it's just what I need but I thought I would share, just in case there are others who have a use for this kind of list. She found it over at Calvin Lee, A Method to the Mayhem .

An excerpt:
Here are are few tips to let people know who you are, what you do and finding potenial clients.

Press Releases/E-Newsletter - Have some exciting news or completed a successful project? That's a good reason to send out a Press Release or E-Newsletter. Send the E-Newsletters to current and potenital clients. Send press releases to media outlets (on-line, local and industry related papers/magazines).

A few on-line resources to post your Press Releases.
PR Log - free
PR Leap - free
PR Web - a fee
Free Press Release - free

Blog - Start a blog, write articles. Makes you an expert in your field. Potential clients will see, you know your stuff and trust to hire you. It's all about building trust and relations.Design

Let Friends and Family Know What You Do - Potenial referrals from friends and family.

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