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Seattle Digital Freelancers

Meeting Notes & Resources

Seattle Digital Freelancers is a community of talented digital brand and marketing specialists that meet online to support each other in running our businesses, generating ideas, referring and collaborating on projects, creating lasting connections, and making the web a better place. We meet once a month on the second Wednesday at 9am via Zoom. Scroll to the bottom to join us!

Theme for 2022: FREEDOM!

Today we revisited the purpose of the group. We looked back on 2021 and talked about where we want to go in 2022. I decided to choose a theme for 2022, which is “Freedom.” What does that mean? For our purposes it means: Do more work in less time for more money. Here are the

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Pricing with Confidence

Today we talked about pricing your services: how to set your prices, communicate them confidently, and get paid for the value you provide. Here are some of the highlights: Pick a niche. Define your audience. Be a big fish in a small pond. When you’re that expert in that small pond you can charge more.

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Client acquisition: building sales confidence through mindset and process

Today we discussed how to build your business by getting the best clients; starting with mindset, and developing a process that works. The conversation didn’t focus on getting new clients as much as getting good clients and the awkward pricing conversation and charging hourly vs. project based. Getting good clients comes down to being able

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Overcoming the Obstacles that Limit Your Success

As a digital freelancer it’s a beautiful thing not to have a traditional ‘boss’ – but going it alone can be challenging. That’s where a supportive community comes in. Today we kept the agenda open so we could talk freely about the issues we’re facing, so we can support each other in discovering our own

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Organic Community Marketing

What is community marketing? Community marketing comes in many forms. Today we explored how to organically grow your business by connecting people and purpose in support of your mission. Randy lead a discussion on the philosophy of Community Marketing. He described community as ‘synergy from shared experience’ that unites People, Place, and Purpose. Donna talked

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What makes a good logo? Join us to find out.

How important is a good logo? VERY. Once you’ve done the work of figuring out your brand, it’s time to put together your brand elements, starting with your logo. And it’s not  as easy as you might think. Today, Sonya of KB Design showed us her step by step process for creating logos that truly

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