Robert Williams

How Dribbble Works

A few days ago I tried an experiment: I purchased Dribbble’s two most expensive products for finding a designer and compared the results. The first one was a standard job post 1 on the most used design job board in the world, and the other was their advanced search tool 2 which I was admittedly less familiar with. Though the...

Interview: Proving Your Value with Nick Disabato

In this episode I talk with Nick Disabato about how a designer like you can prove your worth to any business by presenting the overall impact of your work.

How to get the most out of your membership

The point of Folyo is to increase the amount of opportunities and like-minded people in your network that can help you. To steal a concept from Baseball: it’s supposed to give your team more at-bats. When you have more at-bats – it’s more chances to hit a home run. The goal isn’t just to hit more homers (or land more...

Underwater Agency

In this episode, I talk about how I’m helping design agencies fix painful staff shortages with my referral community for product designers. “The recruiting fee I paid to find a designer was 45% of their first year salary” That’s a real quote from an agency owner I recently helped find a designer. While I was blown away by that number,...

Interview: Virtual Coworking with Margo Aaron

In this episode Margo Aaron and I talk about why all those Slack communities are ghost towns and how to make virtual coworking amazing.

First Month of Virtual Coworking

About a month ago I started a virtual coworking space for Folyo members. Today I’d like to give you an update on what’s been going down over here. We’ve had a ton of awesomeness all around and imo there’s been no better place to go to talk about the intricacies of the Slack logo redesign or the cesspool that is...

Interview: Authentic Networking with Kaleigh Moore

In this episode I talk to Kaleigh Moore about how to grow your network authentically if you’re a freelancer.

Interview: LinkedIn vs. Podcasting with Liston Witherill

In this episode I talk to Liston Witherill about the similarities and differences of using Linkedin and Podcasting for sales.

Portfolio to Email Course

As you start off your 2019 raise your hand 🖐️ if you’ve been asking a familiar question: How can I make my portfolio website attract better clients? If you have, you’re not alone. Most of the agencies and freelancers I talk to are working on this. “We want to stand out and get better clients.” “We want to create a...

Podcast: 2019 with Jason Forrest

Today I talk to Jason Forrest about 2019 and how we’re planning to grow our bootstrapped businesses.