Freelancing Digest Issue #85 – Sales funnels, Ballpark estimates

Creating The Ultimate Sales Funnel For Your Freelancing Business

Brennan Dunn has an excellent guide to building out your consulting sales funnel from finding leads (acquisition) all the way through a ladder of services.

Dear Client: Stop Asking For A Ballpark Estimate

Chris’s article on ballpark estimates and how difficult they are to provide as a service provider mirrors many of my experiences. Namely, asking for a ballpark estimate and dodging a budget discussion is a strong negative signal.

Discover how to quickly grow your audience SPONSOR

Kai Davis (no relation) just released a new workshop video on how to build your audience by appearing on podcasts as a guest.

Quick Links

How to market when you’re not a writer or blogger (

A Complete Guide to Pitching More Successfully (

The Secret To Infinite Guest Articles (

This absolutely prints money (

The End of the RFP? (


Are conferences worth your marketing efforts? (

Freelance Transformation 064: Growing a Productized Consulting Business with Matthew Newton (

Double Your Freelancing Podcast, Episode 55: Introducing the Double Your Freelancing Academy (

Art of Value #98: Discover Impact, Meaning and Feeling with Matthew Tol (

Thanks, I’ll see you next week

Eric Davis (@edavis10)