A common question that many people have when starting out in the world of corporate and freelance video is, “How do I find clients?” The short answer to this is to simply be damned good at what you do. If you are good (damned good) at what you do, the clients will almost always find you. And the way that they’ll find you is from word of mouth from all the people who’ve hired you before who are showing off the hot video you did for them to their friends and colleagues. It’s a beautiful and profitable cycle when it gets going, but how do you get it going to start with? Here are a few of my suggestions:

1. Do the First One for No Money

The primary strategy that I use when I want to branch out into a new area of video or ...

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