Level Up Your Client Management

 A personalised strategy to transform your overflowing client management processes from manual and scattergun into a straightforward system that saves you time and energy, and makes life simpler for you and your clients.

Level Up Your Client Management is for you if you sell 1 to 1 services online – even if you deliver the service offline.

You’re an expert at what you do, but you never quite feel on top of your 1 to 1 client management and service delivery.

Whether it’s your onboarding processes, struggles while delivering to your clients or a lack of follow-up, it’s starting to get in the way of your business.

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Maybe all your client information and communications live in your inbox and/or documents… or even your head.

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Perhaps you aren’t sure when you last followed up with your promising potential clients.

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You don’t have a good way of wrapping up with clients.

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You might have signed up for a CRM but don’t know how to make the most of it. And maybe you’ve even abandoned it.

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You’d love to hire some help, but have no idea which parts of your process you could hand over.

A laptop on a desk next to a window, with a pot of forget-me-not flowers, a phone, some pens, a pen pot and a pair of glasses.

Handling client management takes up more headspace than it should. You know there must be a more efficient way that would feel easier, save time and show your clients that they’re in good hands.

It feels like your business is held together with sticky tape and string, and that’s a pretty stressful place to be.

So, do you carry on making-do? Do you stop selling your service? Do you hire a virtual assistant to untangle it for you over several months?

Or do you spend 1 hour with me and then get a personalised Streamlined Client Management Plan that will make your business feel like it’s made of solid bricks and mortar?

Level Up Your Client Management will stop you feeling like your head is about to explode when managing your 1 to 1 clients.

And it will save you time and ease your mental load too – without first having to spend lots of time learning new software.

A photo of Jo Shock, showing her head and shoulders. She has wavy length dark brown hair, brown glasses and is wearing a teal top with a brown jacket over it.

I’ve worked as an editor and virtual assistant for the last 19 years, helping business owners and publishers to make improvements and create consistency across their words and their businesses.

I’ve seen so many business owners with incredible skills, who could easily simplify their business through having more efficient client systems.

So I created Level Up Your Client Management to help you optimise how you handle your 1 to 1 client management, taking away the headache of wondering if you’re getting everything done.

“I can highly recommend Jo for her outstanding client management skills. She gave me clear and valuable advice on how to improve and streamline my client management workflows and offered software solutions to help with my current client onboarding, follow up and invoicing.”

Kate Cooper

Leopard Design Studio

“Most of the tweaks Jo suggested took me very little time to implement and have made a huge difference already. She’s very knowledgeable about different systems and really takes the time to understand your current process.”

Emma Read

Emma Read VA & Associates

How does Level Up Your Client Management work?

– We start with a 1-hour Zoom Consultation.

– Then you’ll receive your personalised Streamlined Client Management Plan.

I dig out the fragile points in your client management processes, and make personalised recommendations for step-by-step improvements to save time and give you a smooth system that works for you and your clients.

So, what do you get?

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A 60-minute Consultation on Zoom

I retrieve all the information I need from your head, and my brain starts whirring on your recommendations. Clients often come away with magic ideas straight from the call!

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A personalised Streamlined Client Management Plan

Your strategy for creating that straightforward client management system. It starts where you are now and will explain what to focus on first, so you don’t get overwhelmed trying to change everything at once.

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Plus help to decide how you want to implement your plan.

I won’t just leave you high and dry – you have several options to choose from.

To create the best 1 to 1 client management plan for your business, we look at:

Ways to streamline your 1 to 1 client management process, covering onboarding, delivery and follow-up

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How to make your client management processes simpler and more efficient

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Top areas where focusing your energy will give the most improvement.

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A Client Management Workflow diagram for an overview of the process (perfect for printing and sticking on the wall for reference). 

The right client management tech and software for you:

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The best tech identified for you.

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Instructions on how to create the processes you need within that software.

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Tweaks to maximise software you already use, and suggestions of where you could cancel current software subscriptions that you don’t need.

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Recommendations for how to streamline your client information, including communications, client details and project information.

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Suggestions for key checklists or templates for your client management.

How to make the most of your capacity using automations and outsourcing:

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The top areas where automating steps in your process could help save you time, based on your available budget, time and comfort with technology.

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Ideas of tasks to outsource to a virtual assistant or subcontractor – specific to your business.

We focus on the most important parts of the process for your business. That can include:

Scheduling, booking forms, payments and invoices, contracts, thank you emails and pages, reminder messages, workflows, cancellation and rescheduling policies, following up clients at each stage, additional onboarding information, client portals, CRM systems and client pipelines, and client support systems

From £775

To apply, either click the button below to answer a few short questions about your business or feel free to book a Discovery Call if you prefer to chat. Once I’m happy that this service will benefit you, I’ll send you a link to book and pay for your Consultation.

(If I don’t think this service is the right fit for you, I’ll try to point you towards someone else who can help you instead.)

 

Level Up Your Client Management is for you if:

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you’re a 1 or 2-person service-provider

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you set-up your new clients online (even if you deliver the service offline)

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you want to save time and make your services simple to deliver

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you’re ready to level up your business, while continuing to offer 1 to 1 services.

Level Up Your Client Management is not for you if:

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you’re completely new to running a business

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you don’t know what service you offer or who your clients are

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you don’t want to make any changes in your business

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you want help with sales and marketing funnels or group memberships.

“I knew the experience I wanted my customers to have, but I had no idea how to put it together… until Jo started asking me questions. She made it all seem so easy!”

Cristina Hoyt Alvarez

Cristina Hoyt Nutrition

“Jo has been invaluable in giving me honest, practical advice on how I can improve my systems. Essentially, she has helped this disorganised freelancer get her business in order.”

Emma Cossey

The Freelance Lifestyle

What happens next?

After receiving your Streamlined Client Management plan, you have 3 options to implement it:

Do It Yourself

You can take your plan and implement it yourself. If you choose this option, I’ll follow up with a 1-month accountability check-in to make sure everything is going smoothly for you.

Done With You

If you want to get stuck in and implement the plan yourself, but feel unsure of any new software or just want someone there to ask questions as you go, then this option is for you.

We’ll discuss the best way I can support you and decide on a timescale that works for you.

There’s no extra charge for this.

Done For You

I can help you to find someone who will implement your plan for you. You can then either pass on your plan to them or I can work with them directly to ensure everything is in place for you.

    You don’t have to decide until after you’ve received your plan, and we can chat through your options together.

    How will you use the time you save with your super smooth client management?

    Will you be able to take on more clients and make back your money straight away?

    Will you focus on your next creative project?

    Or will you treat yourself and the dog to an extra-long walk every day?

    Book now to save time and energy, and regain the headspace to deliver your services. You’ll get:

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    A Consultation on Zoom

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    A Streamlined Client Management Plan, including a Client Management Workflow Diagram covering every step of onboarding and working with your clients

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    A range of options to implement your plan, dependent on your budget and time available

    Thanks to the wonderful Jo Shock and her session, I am now flying with Trello and have just taken on a VA as well.

    Carys Dorrit

    The Polka

    FAQs

    What if I can’t find a Consultation time to suit me or I’m in a different time zone?

    If you don’t see a time to suit you in your booking email, get in touch to see what we can arrange.

    Is my service too simple or too complicated for you to help me?

    This isn’t about how simple or complicated your service is – it’s about how overwhelmed you feel when you’re delivering it, and whether you’re constantly worried you’re going to drop the ball. If you want to discuss your service with me and find out if Level Up Your Client Management is right for you, then please get in touch for a chat.

    Do you need access to my current systems?

    Usually no, but if you use an industry-specific system, access may be helpful after our Consultation. You will receive instructions on how to share access securely.

    Will you overcomplicate things for me?

    No, my intention is always to simplify. I will make recommendations based on how you want your business to run as well as your own personality and preferences.

    Will using automation or outsourcing de-personalise my service?

    No, quite the opposite! By ensuring key parts of your process are standardised and automated, you’ll have more capacity to work closely with each individual client and really meet their needs, without worrying that you haven’t covered the basics. And by taking the time to focus on your process, you can see where you can do things differently to serve every client even better.

    Will you just recommend software that you’re an affiliate for?

    I don’t ever want my clients to wonder if I have ulterior motives for my recommendations, so I will never provide affiliate links in your Streamlined Client Management Plan. All advice you receive will be impartial.

    What happens if I need to reschedule or cancel my Consultation?

    Life can get complicated so if you need to reschedule, please give me as much notice as possible. If you change your mind and would like to cancel before your Consultation, I will offer a full refund. After your Consultation, your payment is not refundable.

    Please note, I will be honest during your Consultation if I think that Level Up Your Client Management is in fact not a good fit for your business after all, and refund your full fee if this is the case.

    Do you offer any discounts for charities and social enterprises?

    I do. Please get in touch to find out more.

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