To Get More Clients, Get REAL

For the past several years, I’ve been helping self-employed professionals build business with writing: articles, blog posts, ebooks, and more. To explain to them the type of editorial content that professionals need to write in order to attract and land clients,...

Self-Employed Folks, You Can Do This

I often hear from self-employed professionals that they are struggling. Running a business is hard work. Marketing and sales can be uncomfortable or even scary. You frequently don’t know where your next client is coming from. It can make you feel pessimistic, or...

The Only Thing We Have to Fear

There’s no question that the state of the world economy is alarming. Here in the U.S., businesses are failing, unemployment is at record levels, and business and consumer spending in multiple categories has plummeted. And there’s no clear path to recovery...

Life-in-a-Notebook Planning System

Clients and students often ask me, “C.J., you always seem to have a million things going on. How do you keep track of it all?” Their questions imply that they believe I am more organized, focused, or productive than the average bear. Personally, I’m...

Of PR and Principles

The new edition of Get Clients Now! got a mention in the current issue of Businessweek. Terrific news, right? Well, that depends. If you believe the aphorism “all PR is good PR,” this is a great thing. If you don’t, well… The book was featured...

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