Sales isn’t gross, it’s lovely. As long as you do it right that is. I feel like sales tends to get a bad rap among the nerds, and as a nerd myself I’d like to share what I’ve learned.
You don’t need a landing page.
A website provides social proof, it re-iterates your key selling proposition, it's a useful reference. Landing pages are great once you know what your customers! But none of that matters at the beginning. Yes build a website, but it doesn't need to be anyone's first step when building something new.
Find your first gig and get paid as a freelancer
A solo freelancer is part sales person, part therapist, part project manager, and part whatever it is you actually do. It's a rare breed that can balance it all. I've been a freelancer and a nomad for the last four years, working on hard problems for startups while traveling around the world. These are my hard-won lessons for anyone who’s freelancing now, or planning to start. Let me make you a healthier, wealthier, and happier 👇