If you’re a consultant, the benefits of building your own digital product are big: more leads, more passive income, more authority … and less work.
thoughtbot is a web development agency that’s been able to add $35,000/mo in recurring revenue from digital products (on top of their income from client projects).
But before we jump into their success story, you can download an entire swipe file that will help you follow thoughtbot’s example.
In this case study, we’ll break down how ANY consultant, freelancer, or agency owner can add a second stream of income by productizing their skills—the same ones clients need—and packaging them in digital products to teach others.
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Aristotle said “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” And it’s true – our habits are powerful things. They shape our lives and define our personalities.
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Problem clients come in many disguises, and all of them make life difficult for us. There are the naggers and worriers, the penny-pinchers and the egomaniacs. Those idiosyncrasies can be challenging, especially when the pressure is on to complete the job and get paid.
If you’re able to spot the signs of a problem client right from the start, you can avoid a lot of trouble further down the line. Sometimes it’s best to simply drop them; they need a lot of attention, and that time and energy might better be spent elsewhere. However, sometimes you just need to grin and bear it – particularly when the job is a lucrative one.
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Do you want to see your business grow? There are many different ways you can invest in your business, but if you want to see a sizeable return on investment, you need to focus on growing your client base.
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There’s always that one problem client. You know the type – the relatively ‘big fish’ whose contract helps keeps your business afloat, but takes up all your time and drains all your energy.
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You haven’t ignored LinkedIn, have you?
The platform regularly garners the attention of executives and the eyeballs of decision makers.
Despite some recent trouble in the stock market, the company remains the best place online to network and rub elbows with potential clients.
The question is, are you attracting qualified leads (and even clients) straight from LinkedIn?
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If you’re one of the growing number of consultants in the world, then prospecting, following up, and writing proposals probably takes up a good portion of your average week.
But… what if all that was unnecessary?
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How fast did the past 3 months come and go for you?
90 days can seem like a lot of time, and if you are a consultant (or starting a consulting business) you can get tricked into thinking that some things can wait.
Unfortunately for consultants, time isn’t always money.
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