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Rob Williams

I run Folyo which helps freelance designers find the work they were meant to do. I also host Freelance a podcast about how to be more effective at independent work featuring remote companies like Disney, Basecamp, YNAB, ConvertKit and more.

Guidea’s UX Interview Questions and Process

This is an interview with the owner of a great UX agency out of Austin, Texas. Her name is Theresa Neil, and I’ve helped her find several contract UX designers through Folyo. In this episode…

Winning RFP Response Example (with Real Audio Case Study)

Joey Kirk is the owner of Made by Munsters a 3-person web design firm based in Indianapolis. A few months back, he emailed me to tell me he’d won a six-figure project off of my…

The Best Testimonial Questions to Ask for Great Case Studies

Testimonials and case studies are among the most persuasive tools a freelancer has to sell their services. That’s why NOT baking them into your business (with things like automatic client follow-ups and testimonial questions) is…

Best Books for Web Designers (Updated for 2019)

As a freelance web designer, you have a lot on your plate. I’ve been there and these books have helped me build a successful business. These are the best books for web designers. Best Books…

The Best Website Proposal Template and Other Tools for Designers

Are you sick of wasting time writing proposals that don’t close? Without a system for creating proposals, website design RFPs and other contract design opportunities are hard to land. But the hardest part of all…

Part-Time Remote Graphic Design Jobs and Everything You Need to Build a Business on the Side

Part time remote jobs can make starting a freelance business 10× easier. Why? Because when you’re starting out you need one thing: clients – and finding enough leads to build a pipeline can be challenging,…

Remote UX Jobs Now Hiring and What You Need to Win a UX Contract

Remote UX jobs are a relatively new type of design work. That’s why we started Folyo. We wanted to help UX designers find the work they were meant to more easily. We hand-screen jobs for…

Best UX Portfolios Examples for Freelance Designers (Updated for 2019)

At Folyo we help companies find UX designers by matching them with the best UX portfolios and designers for their project. Here’s how the process works: We send out a UX job to our members…

Awesome UX Designer Job Description Template

A simple UX Designer Job Description sample template that’s easy to understand and customize – and outlines of specific responsibilities, requirements, and instructions for how to apply.

Recruiter Interview Questions You Should Learn if You’re Looking for Freelance Work

In this interview I chat with a real recruiter who shares all of his secrets for how he picks which freelancers to introduce to clients. If you micro-manage yourself, then you don’t have to be…