5 tips to impress your freelancing clients (No bribes or brags involved)

Devieka Gautam
2 min readFeb 6, 2023

I understand that a significant part of the success of your business depends mainly on your ability to exceed client expectations.

So, here are 5 ways you can impress your clients and foster a sustainable business without any unethical practices:

1. Deliver your work on time (or even before): Make sure to communicate with your clients about potential delays and provide updates on your progress.

This will show them that you are willing to go the extra mile.

If you’re having trouble meeting deadlines, consider using time management apps to help you stay organized.

2. Communicate clearly and often: You should also be clear about what you do and don’t offer.

Another foolproof way is to update your clients about changes to the timeline or budget so that they understand how their project is progressing.

3. Be flexible, open to feedback, and willing to revise: Clients come to you because they want a professional to help complete their projects.

They may come up with ideas and feedback on how they want the project to be completed, so don’t be too quick to shut down their views.

I always maintain a solution-selling mindset over a product-selling mindset. Win-Win.

4. Focus on delivering quality work: It’s important to focus on delivering quality work.

It may take longer to do the job well, but the payoff is worth it.

Not only will the client be more pleased with the outcome, but your reputation as a dedicated freelancer will be reinforced.

5. Stay organized, professional, and proactive: This is key to exceeding client expectations as a freelancer.

Being proactive means taking the initiative to identify problems and suggest solutions rather than just waiting for instructions.

No wonder exceeding client expectations requires dedication, persistence, and hard work.

Being genuinely customer-centric will set you apart from the competition and build your reputation as a responsible, reliable, and dependable freelancer.

Trust me on that!

In case you’re reading my work for the first time, I am Devieka Gautam — a top content writer on Fiverr (and ghostwriter, shh!). I write on (and lead by example by) embracing ‘At-Home freelancing for Women’ and enjoy advocating pay equity. My idea of relaxing is driving and drinking iced black coffee.

If you’re looking to kickstart your freelancing career? I am your safest best. Head on to https://linktr.ee/fiverr_feminist to check out my services.

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Devieka Gautam

📌 Career Development | Remote Work | Freelancing 🌏 Founder: www.brandxdash.com 🏆 Linkedin Optimization Strategist 💸 'Freelancing on Fiverr' course out now!