Developers who work with access database sometimes find it hard to track down new clients. Microsoft access is one of many data storage technologies used by businesses. Businesses running access databases increasingly need mobile apps that interact with their ms access data. An interesting post on LinkedIn aimed at Access Developers had some advice for finding more work. (See the post below in italics.)
It seems lately Access consultants are having a hard time finding work, here are some great tips to get your practice more work:
1. Get a website: It's the first question I ask anyone calling me for help in getting more work. If you don't have a website you're not serious about finding work!
2. SEO optimize the website using my 15 minute SEO optimization techniques. I will publish them next week.
3. Your LinkedIn profile needs to scream Microsoft Access Developer in _____ and fill in the city or region you work out of. Spend at least an hour on your profile.
4. Start advertising on Google for ONLY your city/region. Don't go nationwide at first, it takes a while to build an audience.
5. Don't give up on Google advertising too soon. This is the number one issue people have, they will spend $500 or $250, not get a single call and just give up. A good campaign should spend at least $1,000. Before you scream bloody hell at me: An average client may spend up to $25k, so spending $1k a month to get at least one new client a month is a great deal in my book!
6. Get business cards.
7. Hand out business cards as if they were candy.
8. Have demos of your work you can show off in person or using join.me
Hope this helps! For more great tips look at my prior posts on this group!
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