5 Ways to Rock Your Client Meetings

Processed with VSCOcam with x1 preset

Let’s face it: client meetings can be scary. You may not know what your client wants or how to prepare. They may be considering your competitors. Pressure is mounting and you’re getting anxious…

Never fear. Here are five ways to maximize your success and take the mystery out of client meetings.


In preparing for a client meeting, research is key. Take a look at the company’s website or their past work. What can you do for them? What is missing from their business strategy? Anticipate the client’s needs and find your niche. Preparation will save time and make you look credible.

Once you’ve figured out how you can help…


It’s important to be tactful when getting to know a new business partner, but coming in with an angle (and a point of view) will position you as someone who can improve the client’s business and allow you to demonstrate your knowledge and confidence.

Not sure what the client wants?


Knowing a client’s needs doesn’t have to be guesswork. Just ask. Asking thoughtful and specific questions will make you appear informed and engaged, while allowing you to hear what clients want in their own words.

Are the client’s needs outside your area of expertise?


Making a sale is not just about making a sale. Sticking to the task at hand might help you win today’s business, but to build a long-term partnership, you need to act like a partner.

Does your client need something you can’t provide? Why not open up your network and connect the client with someone who can. The client will be grateful and will want to work with you again. So will the contact you recommended.

Get involved in your client’s business any way you can (within reason). This will get you on the inside track and make future sales much easier.

After your meeting…


Sending a follow-up note is crucial. If the client is still considering whether to work with you, a well-timed message will keep you in the client’s mind and could put you over the edge. It also hints that you’re the kind of partner who takes projects seriously.

Even if you’ve made the sale, following-up serves an important purpose: it lets you create a clear record of what was discussed, and allows the client to clarify details after the fact. Following-up in a way that elicits a response is a great way to finalize (and record) expectations on both sides.

There you have it. Five ways to get the best results out of your client meetings. See? Not so scary after all.

About the Author: Rachel Scott has a diverse background in advertising, marketing and communications. Currently Rachel is the Marketing and Content Manager at Boost Agents. Boost Agents brings together growing, forward thinking organizations and qualified creative, marketing and communications professionals through their timely and ethical process to make the perfect cultural fit. Whether you are a candidate (job seeker) looking to boost your career and need someone to help take you to the next level, or a client looking to grow your team, they’re excited to be part of the process with you.



Share small business news, blogs and social media tips with Project Eve’s community of small business owners and entrepreneurs today. Our contributors come from a wide range of backgrounds; so whether you are a small business owner, social media strategist, financial adviser, serial entrepreneur, or write an amateur blog we urge you to contribute a blog to our 500,000+ community today. For more information, please refer to our Content Submissions Guidelines.

Add a Blog


  1. 390831 297992Some truly good and utilitarian info on this internet website , besides I feel the layout holds amazing features. 475336

  2. 515944 588095Hi my friend! I want to say that this post is wonderful, good written and incorporate approximately all significant infos. Id like to see much more posts like this . 131400

  3. 11913 566885Get started with wales ahead almost every planking. Ones wales truly are a compilation of huge planks 1 specific depth advisors surely will be the identical to the entire hull planking even so with even larger density to successfully thrust outward beyond the planking. planking 962303

  4. 929057 7871Thanks for your time so a lot for your impressive and remarkable guide. I will not be reluctant to endorse your web websites to any individual who should receive direction on this issue. 222722

  5. 68809 897428IE nonetheless is the market leader and a large component to other folks will pass over your wonderful writing due to this problem. 626502

  6. 102035 706420This sort of in search of get the enhancements made on this unique lifestyle and diet, begin your L . a . Shifting the pounds diet remedy is actually a huge procedure into accesing which usually hope. weight loss 159799

  7. 906579 695079Exceptional post. I was checking constantly this weblog and Im impressed! Really beneficial data specially the last part I care for such details considerably. I was seeking this particular details for a long time. Thank you and greatest of luck. 700044

  8. Hi! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice from an established blog. Is it tough to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty quick. I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have any ideas or suggestions? Cheers

  9. I wish to convey my passion for your kind-heartedness in support of individuals that actually need assistance with this important topic. Your real dedication to passing the solution up and down was remarkably significant and have surely allowed those just like me to reach their goals. Your amazing helpful guideline signifies a lot a person like me and much more to my mates. Best wishes; from everyone of us.

  10. I’ve been surfing on-line greater than three hours these days, yet I never discovered any attention-grabbing article like yours. It’s beautiful value enough for me. In my opinion, if all web owners and bloggers made excellent content as you did, the net can be much more useful than ever before.

  11. Do you have a spam problem on this blog; I also am a blogger, and I was curious about your situation; many of us have created some nice procedures and we are looking to exchange strategies with other folks, please shoot me an e-mail if interested.

  12. Its good funny YouTube video, I constantly go to go to see YouTube web site in support of comical videos, for the reason that there is much more information available.

  13. It’s in reality a great and useful piece of information. I’m satisfied that you just shared this useful tidbit with us. Please stay us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

  14. Superb website you have here but I was curious about if you knew of any discussion boards that cover the same topics discussed here? I’d really like to be a part of community where I can get feedback from other experienced individuals that share the same interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me know. Cheers!

  15. Thanks for your article. One other thing is that if you are selling your property alone, one of the troubles you need to be alert to upfront is just how to deal with household inspection reviews. As a FSBO owner, the key to successfully transferring your property as well as saving money with real estate agent income is expertise. The more you already know, the better your property sales effort will likely be. One area exactly where this is particularly critical is home inspections.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here