So, you are an ISO 9001 internal auditor and you want to find clients for your audit service.
Potential clients must be aware of your competence. About competence: Can you provide evidences of experience as auditor? Can you provide evidence of training as auditor? Can you provide evidence of certification as auditor to provide image and credibility?
Potential clients must be aware of your existence. You must develop your own brand by evidencing your knowledge and experience. You evidence your knowledge when you write. You should write. Share what you know, share your experience and results, share testimonies of your clients about the outcomes of working with you. Use blogs, professional networks, trade magazines, use your LinkedIn profile, make presentations at conferences. And don’t forget to develop a network of contacts. Consultants implementing quality management systems always need an independent first party auditor. So, you can contact them and offer your services. As soon as you have enough experience as internal auditor you can contact certification bodies to offer your services as third party auditor.
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