7 Ways to Increase Client Referrals

  1. Idea #1: Do a great job 01:09
    • If you say you’re going to deliver A, B, and C, then deliver A, B and C. If possible exceed those expectations and you’ll definitely increase your client referrals.
    • Also, be sure that you deliver A, B, and C on time.
  2. Idea #2: Ask for referrals 01:49
    • Ask your clients if they know of anyone who might need a website.
  3. Idea #3: Put your company name in the footer credits 02:29
    • If someone goes to your client’s site and loves the design, then they will be able to see who made it.
    • You want this to be subtle and not draw attention away from the website.
    • This is also good for backlinks to your site.
  4. Idea # 4: Give out swag 03:54
    • Give our small branded gifts. If the client uses the swag, then other people will see it and you will come up in conversation.
  5. Idea #5: Use referral partners 04:37
    • Partner with other people in related and non-related industries.
    • This can be free referrals or paid referrals.
    • You can also use your existing clients as referral partners.
  6. Idea #6: Stay in touch with your clients 06:21
    • You don’t want to build someone a website and then never talk to them again.
    • Stay in touch and see if they need anything.
    • Send out a newsletter with updates about your business and your services.
  7. Idea #7: Use plugins 07:10
    • Divi Dashboard Welcome – Tim’s plugin for customizing the WordPress dashboard. Use this to brand the dashboard on your client’s website with your logo and information to keep your company top of mind.
    • Testify – David’s plugin for obtaining client testimonials and displaying them on your site. Use this to show customer satisfaction and increase referrals.

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