How To Market Yourself As A Beginner Freelancer

Where do you even begin?

Chris Hanna


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Starting a freelance business can be both exciting and overwhelming. On one hand, you have the freedom to choose your clients and projects, set your own schedule, and be your own boss. On the other hand, you have to handle everything from marketing and sales to invoicing and taxes.

Marketing is a crucial aspect of running a successful freelance business. It’s not enough to be talented and skilled in your field, as you also need to know how to attract and retain clients. Let’s go through some tips to make this all a bit less daunting!

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10 Marketing Tips For Beginner Freelancers

1. Define Your Target Market

Before you start marketing your services, it’s important to know who you are trying to reach. Who are your ideal clients? What are their needs and problems? What are they looking for in a freelancer?

To define your target market, consider the following questions:

  • What industry or…



Chris Hanna

Creator and owner of Freelance Ready ( and ChrisHannaSEO ( Posting guides for beginner writers and freelancers.