- spending time networking amongst people you know personally offline
- spending time networking online amongst your peers but also in business groups where potential clients hang out
making sure you have an online presence that people can view to show you are in business, i.e. LinkedIn Profile, Facebook Page, website or perhaps an about.me page – or something.
you don’t have to have a registered business name but there’s nothing to say you can’t get a domain with your own name, for email, even if you don’t have a website yet.