Finding your first clients as a freelancer

One of the hardest parts of being an independent worker is finding a steady stream of clients. Finding your first can be the hardest.

There’s no silver bullet for finding your first client, but some strategies you can use are below:

  1. Use platforms

There are a bunch of platforms and companies to help independent consultants with lead-generation. They differ by industry, but some popular ones include: UpWork, Catalant, Business Talent Group, Turing, Fiverr, PeoplePerHour and Toptal.