The 5 Step Client Onboarding Checklist For Ghostwriters

Nicolas Cole
2 min readJan 18, 2024

What To Do the Second A Client Says “Yes.” (Time Kills Deals)

I am going to give you a quick checklist, so you know exactly what to do when a client says they’re in!

The Client said, “Yes.”


  • You sent 50+ cold DMs/emails to target clients
  • 5 responded
  • You followed up with a Loom “free work” pitch
  • And 2 said, “Sure. Let’s do it.”



Nicolas Cole

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