Dec 4, 2020 • 22M

What is up with potential clients just ignoring you after you send a proposal?

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I’m a web dev, and this trend has been increasing for a while now. You send a quote and don’t hear anything back, most of the time you don’t even hear a “sorry, too expensive” or “sorry, we went with someone else”. Just radio silence. Everything goes good and communication is flowing, and then you send the proposal and never hear back. It shouldn't be like that. Getting ghosted by the people who need your help. Wouldn't it be great if there was a better way, to build that connection, to show the client that you're the person for them. Rather than just chucking a proposal over the wall and seeing if it hits the mark. Social media nerd and ethical sales enthusiast Ems Rae Searle talks about why proposals are out of date and on the more modern way to build a connection with your potential clients. If you'd like to get in touch with Ems then she's on Instagram as or at --- Send in a voice message: