It happens to the best of us.
Especially if you’re new to freelancing, the chances are you often see your proposals rejected, wondering what went wrong, while waiting for a reply that never comes.
It’s not always a price issue.
Although you cannot win every project, there are some common mistakes that you probably make and can be easily fixed.
This post will shed some light on 6 key reasons that your pitch was rejected and give the solutions to improve your chances of success.
1. You Were Overly Technical
You know your own field intimately, you’re proud of your expertise, and it’s tempting to emphasize this in your pitches. However, your client isn’t an expert in your field, and if you blind them with too much detail you’ll only serve to lose their focus.
4. You Buried Your Unique Selling Point (USP)
One thing a lot of people are remarkably good at is hiding their light under a bushel (or some other more psychological container – usually shyness or modesty). However, if you don’t show your client why you’re a standout choice, they’ll likely pass you by.
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