Getting ghosted by freelance writing prospects?
It happens. And it’s happening a lot more during the COVID-19 craziness.
Some businesses have closed or downsized. Editors and marketing directors are scrambling to adjust to a different publishing environment.
And even without a pandemic in process, there’s a million other reasons you might be getting ghosted by a prospect that sounded promising.
What can you do if a hot prospect goes quiet? How do you follow up without sounding desperate or pushy? The right answers to these questions can turn dead ends into paying gigs.
Ghosting happens to everyone, even to top-earning freelance writers. Ever experienced a scenario like this? You land a discovery call with a solid prospect. You listen and ask pro questions and have a great conversation. You get off the call, send a budget-friendly proposal, and…crickets.
For the next two weeks you tell yourself patience is a virtue. You stay busy with other work and regular marketing. But you can’t stop thinking about getting ghosted.
Want to know how to handle getting ghosted? Here’s the script to break the silence.