Validate Job Lead Now: Only 4 Questions

Every Lead a Possibility: 4 Questions to Efficiently Find Your Perfect Freelance Fit

New message alert!  A job lead in your inbox signals another opportunity to connect with a great client.  The Personal Job Pipeline isn't about landing every single project, but rather finding the ideal fit for your skills and goals. This happens by filling your inbox with Job Leads.

So how do you efficiently navigate these leads and identify the real gems?  Here's a simple 3-step process:

Step 1: Gather Key Details with a Clear Email

Before submitting your profile, take a moment to clarify some important details with a friendly email.

Here is my current template:

Thank you for reaching out about the role.
I have a few questions about this role.  

- Who is the client?
- What is the rate range?
- Is this a remote role?
- What is the expected duration? 

I look forward to hearing from you.


Here are the 4 questions to consider:

Who is the client? (Understanding the client can reveal project scope and potential budget.)

What is the rate range? (This ensures your expertise is valued accordingly.)

Is this a remote position? (Location flexibility is important for many freelancers.)

What is the expected project duration? (Short-term gigs or long-term engagements can both be valuable.)

Pro-Tip:  Customize this template to match your specific needs and preferences.

Step 2: Align Expectations for a Winning Match

Once you receive the answers, assess how well this project aligns with your ideal client, rate expectations, and desired work style. Does it seem like a good fit? If so, move on to Step 3!

Step 3: Confidently Pursue the Perfect Project

With all the necessary information, you can confidently agree to be submitted for the project. This increases your chances of securing a mutually beneficial collaboration.

Remember: Treat each lead with professionalism and respect. By carefully evaluating each opportunity, you'll be well on your way to finding projects that align with your goals and fuel your freelance success.

Ready to build YOUR Personal Job Pipeline and discover a network of potential clients? 

P.S. Feeling overwhelmed by the constant search? (Optional: The next Personal Job Pipeline Webinar is coming soon) There are ways to streamline the process, giving you more time to focus on what you do best – delivering exceptional work!