Robert Williams

The Content FOMO Challenge

By Robert Williams / October 12, 2018 / Comments Off on The Content FOMO Challenge

The more business-related content I consume, the less I get out of it. It’s gotten to the point where I feel like I have a constant stream of invisible opinions and rules running my business for me — that I never approved. It limits what I’m capable of, sucks the joy out of having a business, and…

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Designing Basecamp (the company) with Jonas Downey

By Robert Williams / October 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Designing Basecamp (the company) with Jonas Downey

Jonas Downey, a principal designer at Basecamp, joins me to talk about one of their guiding beliefs: that your company should be your best product. We do a deep-dive on why Basecamp, the company, is designed how it is.

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Hashing out what’s next with James Sowers

By Robert Williams / September 13, 2018 / Comments Off on Hashing out what’s next with James Sowers

James Sowers of Bootstrappers.io joins me to talk about where we are in our business and what we’re working on next. (18:20 minutes)

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Using Feedbin’s powerful automation magic to do the lead-sifting for you

By Robert Williams / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on Using Feedbin’s powerful automation magic to do the lead-sifting for you

In the last lesson we introduced you to Feedbin. I’m a bit of a Feedbin fanboy at this point and I’m about to share why. Feedbin has some amazing features that can take care of a lot of the work in finding high-value clients. Like the starred article feed: The starred article feed (you can…

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My Endless Client Generator: A plug-and-play RSS feed download with all the best UX projects

By Robert Williams / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on My Endless Client Generator: A plug-and-play RSS feed download with all the best UX projects

So far in this series we’ve talked about changing your lead-gen strategy, shifting your mindset, and using AngelList to get startup clients. Next, I’m going to show you how to take it to the next level and find thousands of high-value gigs. Best of all it’s going to happen in one place, so you can…

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The minimalist design firm’s approach to outbound

By Robert Williams / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on The minimalist design firm’s approach to outbound

OK. So in my last lesson I gave you the top 5 places to go to get high-value UX / frontend design clients. These 5 sites make up 80% of the great UX projects posted online. And the biggest source of all is AngelList. If you want to do the least amount of work for…

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My 5 favorite places to find UX design clients that are ready to buy

By Robert Williams / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on My 5 favorite places to find UX design clients that are ready to buy

In the last lesson, we talked about how to take control of getting new clients by doing outbound. Doing this takes a change in strategy. But doing what comes next takes a change in mindset. Your Old mindset: Scarcity Your New mindset: Abundance You may not have realized this but you've probably lived in scarcity…

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How I deleted my portfolio and made $30k in 6 weeks

By Robert Williams / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on How I deleted my portfolio and made $30k in 6 weeks

Have you noticed some people kill it without a portfolio? I regularly meet design firms doing millions of dollars in client work with a website that just says ”coming soon.” That’s the power of spending time on things that really matter. You get away with skipping hours and hours of wasted time, working on a…

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Bootstrapped Product Marketing with Ashley Baxter

By Robert Williams / September 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ashley Baxter joins me to talk solopreneurship and how she’s marketing her SaaS as a solo founder. (51 min.)

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$2.5k MRR in 60 days, A High-level Look

By Robert Williams / August 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today I give you a high-level overview of how I launched a new business that’s making $2.5k in monthly recurring revenue in about 2 months.

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