Your Work [ALONE] Won’t Get You More Work –Chris Do

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In this episode, Priscilla shares her struggles working as an in house designer trying to start her own venture. She’s a working mother and has a 17-year-old website. Chris advises that she should share her story to set her apart. The work without any marketing won’t get you more work.

03:46 – Combine Design with Marketing for the best results
05:13 – How to position yourself in a crowded market?
09:12 – Who holds the most money in a working relationship?
11:10 – What should you tell about your personal brand?
13:49 – What should you put in your website to get work?
15:08 – Why it is so hard to solve your own problem?
21:01 – Why putting yourself out there is critical to getting work?

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