How long did it take to get your first client?

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  1. kimipatel

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    Hi,

    As per our business client needs to every one.. How long did it take to get your first client? In one day? 1 week? 1 month n all?
    want to share?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Mark T

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    When I first entered freelancing, it took me around 1 1/2 months to finally get some clients. I was very tough for me, week after week of not getting anything at all. TIP: When you have grabbed a client, make sure to do it your best for them [but make sure also that they are worthy of your time and effort as well]

    After getting my first client, though I lost them after months [since it was only a 2 month project to them] it seems like I began to get more clients inquiring at me, etc.
     
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  3. MoneyTrack

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    The last business I started was creating homemade dog treats. We did ok with online sales, but the big "clients" we were trying to reach were local pet shops. We tried everything from mass mailings to personally delivering treats to owners while they were running their businesses. We found that we were much more successful when focused on our quality over quantity. In other words, showing up in person was much better for us.
     
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  4. Jack Simmons

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    When I started my online business it took me 2 weeks to get my first client but even though it took me to long to get that client its still worth it because that client is still one of my best client...
     
  5. BacklinksInc

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    Took me only a few hours of launching my content service site before I had 10+ orders the first day.
     
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  6. J Greig

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    Did you market your website/service at all?
     
  7. Justin McCollen

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    It took me a couple of weeks to get my first client when I started my business. At present that particular client is still one of my best clients...
     
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  8. Fergal

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    That's a great achievement, were you providing an article writing service?
     
  9. Kewin Peter

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    For me Its takes 1 week to get a client ,we need to wait for some time to get genuine client then you need to be genuine with your work .
     

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